Wise Eats' Nutrition Blog

with Rachel McBryan, RD

Information & advice to help overcome confusion & help you live the way you want.

Eating For Your Type of IBS

Eating For Your Type of IBS

You may have noticed that not everyone with IBS experiences the same triggers, or symptoms during flare-ups. In fact, most people with IBS have different triggers and “IBS-safe foods”. One of the reasons for this is that there are different types of IBS. Knowing and understanding your dominant type of IBS can help you identify ways to manage the symptoms. 

IBS-Friendly Snacks

IBS-Friendly Snacks

Snacking is often viewed as a bad habit that should be avoided and a barrier to weight loss. Despite what the diet culture may tell you, there is a purpose for snacking…[it] can be part of a healthy lifestyle.

What is RED-S, and How to Spot It.

What is RED-S, and How to Spot It.

RED-S is short for relative energy deficiency in sport and was previously known as the female athlete triad. It is a disorder that is characterized by low energy levels, amenorrhea and low bone mineral density, and is diagnosed by a healthcare professional.  This...

Impact of Weight Stigma on Eating Disorders

Impact of Weight Stigma on Eating Disorders

How many times have you been screened for an eating disorder before being told to lose weight?  None, right?  Unfortunately, this is a very common practice. People are often told to lose weight without first being assessed for a history, or presence, of an eating...

Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

Do I Have an Eating Disorder?

Eating disorders are behavioural conditions that are characterized by irregular eating behaviours, thoughts and attitudes towards food, eating and body image. Eating disorders may be used as a way to feel in control or to cope with difficult situations. Eating...