Digestive Health

Digestive Health

Toronto, Mississauga & Virtual

Improve digestive health with the help of our digestive specialists: gastrointestinal dietitian and gut health nutritionist.

We serve clients in-person & virtually.

Are you looking for digestive help?

Let our team of Registered Nutritionists, Registered Dietitians and Nutritional Therapy Practitioners, help you get to the root of digestive problems and discover how to improve digestion.

Specialized training in gastrointestinal health

Expertise in helping manage various digestive health problems

15+ years of experience helping clients improve digestion

Digestive supplements recommendations

Help discovering the cause of digestive problems

Customized gut health diet plans or meal plans

Personalized recommendations of foods that help digestion

Digestive test requisitions and analyses

Referral to other practitioners for further evaluation and support

Reduce or Eliminate Digestive Problems Symptoms 

Excessive bloating of the stomach

Excessive gas

Mild, moderate, severe gas pain

Painful constipation

Upset stomach

Diarrhea

Heartburn

Acid reflux

Digestive Health Conditions We Can Help Manage

digestive health IBS definition and a pair of glasses

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

What is IBS?

IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is a commonly occurring disorder affecting the large intestine.

Common IBS Symptoms

Symptoms associated with IBS include painful cramping, gas and bloating, as well as diarrhea and constipation.

IBS Nutritionist, IBS Dietitian

If you’re looking for help managing IBS in Toronto or beyond, our IBS nutritionist and dietitian can certainly assist.

He or she can:

  • analyze your current diet as it pertains to IBS
  • point out foods that trigger IBS
  • outline foods to avoid with IBS
  • create an IBS meal plan

If you’re struggling with IBS symptoms such as abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, excess gas, diarrhea or constipation, and are looking to achieve better digestive health, contact us today.

Digestive health GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) written on page and stethoscope

GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)

What is GERD?

Acid reflux disease or GERD is a chronic digestive disorder where acid from the stomach makes its way up into the esophagus.

GERD occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter–a muscle at the end of the esophagus, doesn’t open or close like it should.

Common GERD Symptoms

As a result, GERD sufferers often experience unpleasant symptoms such as heartburn and acid indigestion.

GERD Diet

Doctors often recommend a change to eating habits as a method of treatment. This is where our practitioners comer in.

Surely, our GERD nutritionist and GERD dietitian can help you modify your diet and reduce or eliminate altogether the symptoms associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Achieving better digestive health is indeed possible.

Digestive health IBD Inflammatory Bowel Disease written in notebook

IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

What is IBD?

Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD groups together two conditions: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Crohn’s Disease

Sufferers of Crohn’s disease experience the inflammation of the lining of any part of the digestive tract. Typically, it affects a part of the small intestine just before the colon.

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis, on the other hand, occurs in the colon and the rectum, causing long-lasting inflammation and ulcers.

IBD Management

Our practitioners have specialized training in IBD management, and can help create a Crohn’s or colitis diet plan. Specifically, the meal plan will list of foods to avoid with colitis or Crohn’s, as well as foods to eat with either one of the two conditions.

Digestive health FODMAP

FODMAP

What is FODMAP?

FODMAP or fermentable oligosaccharides disaccharides monosaccharides and polyols, or short-chain carbs that the small intestine has trouble absorbing.

As a direct result, digestive distress occurs when these foods are consumed.

Common FODMAP Symptoms

Typically, sufferers experience gas, bloating, pain, diarrhea, abdominal distention, etc.

FODMAP Nutritionist, FODMAP Dietitian

No doubt, our nutritionists and dietitians can help those who are looking for help creating a nutritionally-balanced low FODMAP diet.

Together with one of our practitioners you can create a low FODMAP meal plan, alleviating some or all of the unpleasant symptoms, and achieve better digestive health.

Digestive health woman in stomach pain from SIBO

SIBO

What is SIBO?

SIBO or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is a condition that results in excess bacteria in the small intestine.

Common SIBO Symptoms

As with other gastrointestinal conditions, the SIBO symptoms can be as follows:

  • bloating
  • cramping
  • abdominal pain, often after eating
  • gas
  • indigestion
  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • feeling full

Although SIBO isn’t fully understood, it is believed to be associated with other digestive health conditions. A SIBO breath test may be used to diagnose SIBO.

SIBO Diet

Because many people find some form of relief after the introduction of a SIBO diet plan or meal plan, seeking the guidance of a nutritionist or dietitian could be an important course of action.

In conjunction with your doctor, digestion help is certainly possible.

digestive health man holding abdomen in pain

Other Digestive Health Concerns

If you have another digestive health concern that does not fall under the umbrella of the previously listed and described conditions and diseases, please get in touch with us to see if we can be of help.

Digestive Health Help

Digestion Help: In-Person & Virtual

Although we serve clients in the Greater Toronto Area, particularly from our 2 Toronto locations (Midtown & Scarborough), Mississauga and Vaughan, many of our clients come from across Ontario and beyond, to seek the assistance of a JM Nutrition digestive health specialist.

In addition to serving clients in-person, we offer digestive help via phone, Skype, FaceTime, Zoom and Google Meet.

Contact us for a no obligation consultation during which we can:

✓  outline how the process works in greater detail

✓  discuss your goal(s)

✓  explain how billing and pricing work

✓  address concerns about insurance

✓  answer any other questions