Nutrition Showcase: How to support good gut health and help alleviate GI troubles
This program is offered virtually and open to non GCGT members.
Do you have digestive issues like gas, bloating, constipation or diarrhea?
Join Chef and nutrition professor Amy as she discusses and demonstrates the types of foods to consume to increase the beneficial bacteria that live in your gut through whole, plant-based foods to help alleviate digestive woes! e.
Amy Symington, M.Sc. is a nutrition professor, researcher and nutrition-focused chef at George Brown College (GBC) in Toronto, Canada. She runs the culinary nutrition programming at Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto (GCGT) including the nutrition showcases, webinars and supper club programming. Amy also works with the UHN (University Health Network) and the Canadian Liver Foundation providing culinary nutrition demonstrations for patients, she volunteers with the Toronto Veg Food Bank (TVFB) as a chef and nutrition consultant and does recipe development and food writing for various publications in Toronto. Amy believes in the evidence-based health and environmental benefits of whole, plant-based diets and is the recent author of The Long Table Cookbook: Plant-based recipes for optimal health – a collaboration between GBC, GCGT, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).