Dietitian Services

Take the Stress out of IBS

Do you experience symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome or a stressed stomach? Are you looking for tips to regulation your digestion? This 4-week program facilitated by Lindzie O'Reilly and Kathy Somers runs every semester. You can find more information on Kathy's website

Cooking Classes

Interested in learning new cooking skills to help improve your food habits? For just $3, you'll prepare and eat fun and delicious recipes. No prior cooking experience is required. Registration is required - please register on GryphLIFE. All classes are held in MINS 214

September 27th, 5-7pm - Learn to cook with Lentils

October 18th, 5-7pm - SUSHI!

November 8th, 5-7pm - Eating for mental well-being

October Recipe of the Month

These yummy pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are a great way to enjoy seasonal flavours. These cookies are packed with protein and nutrients, making them a great snack on the go. Try sharing them with your friends and roommates - they'll never guess that the main ingredient is chickpeas!

If you would like more recipes or have one that you would like to share, email:

One-to-one Nutrition Appointments

Food is an important part of life and it has a large effect on your energy levels, mood, academic and athletic performance. Look for helpful tips and updates on this page or book a free individual appointment with our Dietitian if you:

  • Have questions about food and nutrition
  • Need ideas for healthy, quick, and low cost meals and snacks
  • Would like to learn more about how to optimize your diet
  • Feel that you could improve your energy levels or your performance
  • Would like to improve your relationship with food and your body
  • Suffer from a food intolerance
  • Have questions about dietary or sport supplements

To book a FREE individual appointment with Lindzie O'Reilly, on-campus Dietitian, please call 519-824-4120 x52131.

Common Nutrition Questions

Food is a common conversation topic with friends and family. Since everyone needs to eat, everyone tends to have their own opinion about, and approach to, food. Couple that with an overwhelming amount of nutrition information in the media and it can be incredibly hard to get reliable, evidence based answers. Here are some answers to common questions that I get from students. If you have a nutrition related question, feel free to email me at

Looking for credible information on the most popular fad diets? The following information was created by AHN student Victoria Hanson.