Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia (PoTS), and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

Written By: Hannah Chapeskie  Dietetic Intern, Acadia University ​Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia (PoTS), and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) are three conditions that commonly occur together and affect women more often than men. These rare conditions can go mis- or undiagnosed as their symptoms can overlap with other conditions and many physicians are… Continue reading Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia (PoTS), and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

Pear and Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients 1 pear, finely dice 1 tbsp red onion 1/4 cup Gorgonzola Blue Cheese 1/2 cup spinach, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tbsp cooking oil salt & pepper 4 chicken breasts Directions: Preheat oven to 425˚F. In a mixing bowl, mash together cheese, garlic, pear, onion, salt, pepper and then stir chopped spinach leaves… Continue reading Pear and Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Thyroid Disease

Hyperthyroidism? Hypothyroidism? Hashimoto’s? When it comes to thyroid health, it can get confusing. With 1/10 Canadians having a thyroid condition and 50% going undiagnosed, it is important to know what these conditions are, and how they can show up in our bodies. Keep reading to learn about why your thyroid is so important and the… Continue reading Thyroid Disease

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