Love Your Microbiome

There is only one way forward – to love our microbiome! There are practical ways to nurture our bacteria in today’s day and age.

The Art of Food Fermentation

Sandor Katz

Fermentation is an ancient food preservation technique that also boasts many health benefits. By harnessing the power of microorganisms, you can make food more delicious, stable for storage and more digestible.

Duration: 27m43s

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Diet

Barbara Olendzki, RD, MDH

A diet called the Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (AID-IBD) is a new approach to easing symptoms of Crohn’s Disease and colitis. Listen to the creator of the AID-IBD describe the diet and share some success stories.

Duration: 28m56s

How & When to Use the FODMAP Diet

Dr. Peter Gibson, MD

The FODMAP Diet has been used since 2004 to reduce symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and other functional bowel disorders. Learn how and when to use the FODMAP Diet – directly from the researcher who developed the diet.

Duration: 19m04s

History of the FODMAP Diet

Dr. Peter Gibson, MD

The FODMAP Diet has been a savior to many with functional bowel disorders. Learn how this diet was developed and gain some insight into future treatments of functional bowel disorders.

Duration: 19m04s

The RoboGut: A Tool for Studying the Microbiome

Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe, PhD

A simulated gut called the “Robogut” allows researchers to better understand the microbiome. Not only does it allow researchers to better understand microbes in a community, but also the metabolites that they produce.

Duration: 23m14s

The Importance of Prebiotics

Dr. Leo Dieleman, MD, PhD

The definition of prebiotics is ever evolving, these non-digestible long chain carbohydrates feed colonic bacteria. Our gut microbiome depends on prebiotics for survival. If our diet is lacking prebiotic fibre, we may cause an unintended dysbiosis, which could further contribute to an inflammatory state.

Duration: 12m52s