Kristy Regan, MScN
Kristy’s focus is on supporting gastrointestinal health through nutrition and other therapies. Healthy gut bacteria leads to vitality and wellness but an unhealthy gut can contribute to a variety of conditions such as SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), obesity, diabetes and autoimmune conditions.
“My passion is good nutrition through good cooking!”
You can benefit from nutritional counseling & wellness services, and therapeutic mind-body practices if:
- You want to discover the lifestyle/diet and exercise that is most beneficial to you
- Your doctor has recommended a specific diet or modifications and you’re not sure where to start
- You are confused or need information about where to eat out or how to attend parties now that you’ve adopted a specific diet
- You are suffering from IBS, SIBO or other GI disorders/diseases and need support in starting a diet that will limit your symptoms and support your health
- You are feeling overwhelmed with your diet or health and need practices and strategies to support you.
Let’s have complimentary 15 minute Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Consultation today!
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If the feeling is bloated, tired, cranky, or depressed, there could be a link back to diet. Let’s face it, nutrition can be complicated.
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If your diet seems complicated we can customize cooking classes to help you to make life easier.
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Tackling SIBO all on your own can create isolation, time issues and anxiety. It’s helpful to have an entire team because SIBO can be connected with many other conditions and people tend to have a large variety of symptoms. Your team size or members will likely change...read more
I'm introducing a special guest post this month from Janel Lato. She is kind enough to share her amazing SIBO friendly stuffing recipe & video with us just in time for the holidays. I'm looking forward to trying more of her recipes in the future! -Kristy, Vital Food...read more
Starting a SIBO diet can be extremely challenging! Here are some substitutions to use for foods you may be missing: Garlic: Garlic is high FODMAP and is an issue for many people, even in small amounts. Substitute store bought garlic oil or sauté garlic cloves (smashed...read more
The combination of pork, grass-fed ground beef and liver make this burger super tasty and nutrient dense. If you don't tolerate or like pork, you can use 1 1/2 pounds ground beef or any other preferred ground meat. These burgers make great leftovers and can be served...read more
This post was created in conjunction with Brooke Hopfauf, The Nourished Roots. All of the foods listed are low FODMAP and are part of Dr. Siebecker’s SIBO Specific Food Guide, which limits polysaccharides and FODMAPs. Food sensitivities and reactions vary widely, so...read more
Green tea is full of antioxidants! This refreshing cooler is a great summer drink to have on hand and is very easy to make. Ingredients: 5 cups cold green tea 1/2 cup clover honey simple syrup (clover honey is low FODMAP) 3 Tablespoons fresh lime juice Instructions:...read more
I’ve spoken with many people who know that they have been diagnosed with SIBO but don’t know their SIBO numbers or what they mean. It’s not only important information to have when talking with health practitioners but also helpful to know and understand yourself....read more
The bite of arugula is balanced with lemon and feta in this creative take on traditional pesto. Eat chilled pesto as a dip with crackers or veggies, or warmed up as a sauce with zucchini noodles, roasted vegetables or chicken. Recipe created by Kristy Regan and Vital...read more
Ingredients: 1 ½ cups sparkling mineral water (or regular water) 1/3 to ½ cup clover honey simple syrup* 1/3 to ½ cup fresh lime juice (around 2 to 3 limes) Instructions: To make honey simple syrup, combine equal parts water and honey to a saucepan over low-medium...read more