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5 Ways to be an Ally to Someone With an Eating Disorder

5 Ways to be an Ally to Someone With an Eating Disorder

Written by Lauren Elder (3rd year Nutrition Student) Edited by Amanda Geradts, Sydney Wright, and Brooke Bulloch (RDs)   It can be difficult to watch someone you care about struggle with an eating disorder. Eating disorders are more than changes in eating and exercise habits - they are...


What you May Not Know About IBS

What you May Not Know About IBS

Written by Colleen MacKay, RD Edited by Brooke Bulloch, RD Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a very common diagnosis that can affect people of all ages. It is estimated that 13-20% of Canadians live with IBS. Despite this massive prevalence, there is a lot that people don’t know about...


The Food, Brain, and Mood Connection

The Food, Brain, and Mood Connection

Submitted by Keara Lubchenko, Nutrition Practicum Student Edited by Brooke Bulloch, RD If you think about it, the brain is always working. Even when we are sleeping, it is functioning to help control things like breathing and heartbeat. This means that our brain requires a constant amount...


6 Warning Signs of Disordered Eating

6 Warning Signs of Disordered Eating

Written by Amanda Geradts, RD Edited by Brooke Bulloch, RD As a dietitian who specializes in eating disorders, I care about helping people to pick up on early signs of disordered eating to help reduce the risk of developing an eating disorder. While there can be many factors that contribute...


4 Tips to Help Cut Grocery Costs

4 Tips to Help Cut Grocery Costs

Posted in Nutrition Tips / Media / Regina Nutritionist

Submitted by Registered Dietitian and Mom, Brooke Bulloch, RD In 2021, we saw meat, poultry, and fish costs increase ~6-10% and overall grocery costs were up in most provinces. According to the 12th edition of Canada's Food Price Report grocery costs are expected to rise another 5-7% in 2022....


Navigating Sugar with Kids

Navigating Sugar with Kids

Written by Registered Dietitian and Mom, Brooke Bulloch.   Halloween, Christmas, Valentines', Easter - kids will encounter candy all year long. Although some parents would love to keep candy out of the house, sugar is abundant and candy is here to stay. Trying to micromanage and control...


How to Know You're Experiencing Trauma and Recovery Options

How to Know You're Experiencing Trauma and Recovery Options

Written by Monique Roy, Registered Social Worker (RSW), Clinical Therapist When people hear the word trauma, many think of it as a result of a big and scary event. When in fact trauma may be big or small, and based on a single event or many experiences over time. My name is Monique Roy and I am...


7 Ways to Alleviate Bloating

7 Ways to Alleviate Bloating

Everyone experiences bloating. While bloating can be normal, for some people bloating can be painful, uncomfortable, and embarrassing. Bloating is also highly individual - one person’s experience of bloating might be very different from someone else’s. For example Some people experience...


3 Signs Your Baby is Sensitive To Your Milk... Or Not!

3 Signs Your Baby is Sensitive To Your Milk... Or Not!

Written by Robyn Price, Prenatal and Pediatric RD and Lactation Consultant Your baby is born with an immature gut - it is still developing and is not functioning at 100% yet. That means baby's gut is more likely to react to certain proteins if the environment is a little “off”; or a reaction...


What is Intuitive Eating?

What is Intuitive Eating?

Written by Sydney Wright, RD Candidate (BSc) Edited by Brooke Bulloch, RD (BSc) For anyone who has reached their emotional limit with dieting, or even just wonders if there is another way to feel well and support their best health, it’s possible you’ve come across the term Intuitive...


Grilled Pineapple Tofu Skewers

Grilled Pineapple Tofu Skewers

Looking for some plant based protein alternatives for BBQ season? I mean, you can't go wrong with a Beyond Meat burger, but I decided to get creative with alternatives to grilled meat skewers using tofu. Extra firm tofu is made of pressed soybeans, and if you'd like to learn more about soy...