Educational Stage : Vancouver

(All speakers are independent experts sharing their knowledge for the health and wellness benefit of conference attendees. They are not endorsed by, and do not they themselves endorse any event sponsors, organizers, or exhibitors unless specified below.)

Be sure to visit the Conference Stage to learn from local experts as they share information relating to various health and diet needs for those living with gluten free, low FODMAP, diabetic, and/or Ketogenic requirements, and more! 

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Saturday, January 13, 2018:

1:00pm: Exploring the low-FODMAP diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome 
Join Joanne Rankin, Registered Dietitian, as she shares her knowledge and experience with the low-FODMAP diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Joanne will discuss what the diet is and why it works for many people.  While explaining the two distinct phases of the low-FODMAPS diet, Joanne will also focus on how someone following the diet can ensure they meet their nutritional needs.

1:50pm: Learn about Management and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes
Join Danielle Van Schaick, Registered Dietitian, to learn how to manage and prevent Type 2 Diabetes through a healthy lifestyle. Jessica will share insights on eating balanced and nutritious meals as well as changes to lifestyle that can make Type 2 Diabetes manageable.


2:40pm: Unlocking your body’s energy potential
Reaching for caffeine and sugar to help energize yourself throughout the day isn’t the only solution, or always the healthiest. Join Dr. David Wang, ND, as he explains how you can unlock your body’s ability to be energized, using clean, natural nutrients.


Sunday, January 14, 2018:

1:00pm: Discover the Basics of Transitioning to a Gluten Free Lifestyle
Join Selena De Vries, a Registered Dietitian living with celiac disease, to discover the basics of gluten free living, and how to thrive on a healthy, gluten free diet. Along with every day strategies to stay healthy, Selena will share the importance of having a strong support system when making the transition to a gluten free lifestyle.

1:50pm: Building a Healthy Relationship with Food for Managing Chronic Conditions
Join Shallah Panjwani, Registered Dietician as she shares her guide to building and maintaining a healthy relationship with food for managing chronic conditions.  Learn her expert tips for overcoming emotional eating.


2:40pm: Exploring the low-FODMAP diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome 
Join Anne-Marie Stelluti, Clinical Dietitian from Mount Saint Joseph Hospital, as she shares her knowledge and experience with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Learn about applying the low FODMAP diet as a natural treatment method with her valuable insight into the unique nutritional needs of people living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.