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Well on the Web is an extension of the programs available in the Wellspring Centres across the country, enabling those who live far from a physical centres, or those not well enough to leave their homes, with access to Wellspring’s special brand of care and support.

Be Well Talk: In the Kitchen – Gut Health and Improving Digestion

As a participant you will improve your understanding of how your digestion works, how it may be impacted throughout your cancer and cancer treatment and lifestyle steps related to nutrition you can take to support your digestion best throughout the process.
What would be covered:
• Digestion 101- how it works and what factors in our life influence our gut health
• What are the common signs and symptoms of digestion problems (appetite changes, constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating, abdominal pain, reflux, fatigue)
• The importance of gut movement and motility. How food should move through our digestive tract and what helps keep things moving properly (focus on fluid and fibre)
o Recipe options: sweet potato black bean quesadilla/ chocolate peanut butter energy ball
• Gut bacteria and your microbiome (probiotics, prebiotics and how they help)
o Recipe options: miso salad dressing/ kimchi grilled cheese
• Basic herbs shown to help support different digestion situations (peppermint, ginger, fennel, turmeric)
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Registration or Appointment Required: This program requires a commitment to attend all sessions.

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