Reproductive & Gastrointestinal Health

Dietitian Nutritionist

Endometriosis Diet • PCOS • GI Health

Samantha Penlington, Registered Dietitian specializing in Endometriosis Diet

Virtual nutrition coaching for residents of Ontario & British Columbia.

My primary focus is nutrition for endometriosis, however, I also see people for PCOS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and IBD.

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My Approach

I’m sick of marketers using food fear as a tool to sell their products and programs. Instead, my approach is to restrict as little as possible to maintain the joy of eating, while trying to improve pain and GI symptoms as much as possible.

I help you solve your digestive issues, adopt an anti-inflammatory dietary pattern, and figure out if there are any foods that trigger or exacerbate your endometriosis pain (or GI issues), all while ensuring you’re meeting your nutrition needs.

I incorporate lots of science, mindfulness strategies, and self-compassion into my endometriosis nutrition coaching to ensure you maintain (or develop) a healthy relationship with food too!

Meet Samantha Penlington, a Registered Dietitian specializing in Endometriosis Diet from Eastern Ontario
Meet Samantha Penlington, Endometriosis Diet professional and Registered Dietitian

hey there!

I’m Samantha.

I’m a Registered Dietitian who does virtual nutrition counselling for residents of Ontario & British Columbia.

My special focus is in helping people manage their diet with endometriosis. I also counsel on PCOS, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Irritable Bowel Disease. 

I was diagnosed with endometriosis 5 years ago. After trying many medications that didn’t improve my pain, I put my degrees to work by using diet & lifestyle changes to help manage my symptoms while waiting for surgery.

1:1 Nutrition Counselling

Endometriosis

Get nutrition advice for your endometriosis. Diet & lifestyle changes have the possibility to reduce your pain, improve GI symptoms, and help you feel better.

IBS

Learn various dietary strategies to help improve your IBS and other digestive concerns. If required, I can also guide you through the low FODMAP diet.

IBD

Minimize digestive discomfort with the most up-to-date nutrition recommendations. Implement dietary strategies to manage (and prevent if possible) flares.

PCOS

Get evidence-based nutrition recommendations to best manage the metabolic and inflammatory components of PCOS. All while eating the foods you love!

My Philosophy

It’s important that we are a good fit for each other. Here is some information about my food philosophy so you can decide whether I’m the best person to help you.

I promote a whole foods approach to eating that fosters a healthy relationship with food. My nutrition counseling is weight-neutral, meaning I don’t counsel on weight loss or fad diets.

I help you learn how to connect and listen to what your body needs (and wants) to help guide your food and self-care decisions. I also take a holistic approach to nutrition, where I incorporate self-compassion, sleep, movement, and mindfulness into my nutrition plans.

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Featured Recipes

Sweet Tomatoey Bulgur {Vegetarian}

Sweet Tomatoey Bulgur {Vegetarian}

If you are on the hunt for a side dish bursting with flavour that comes together quickly for dinner, then you’ve come to the right place. This vegetarian bulgur pilaf dish pairs well with with a variety fo foods, but is especially…

Freeze Ahead Wild Rice Pilaf

Freeze Ahead Wild Rice Pilaf

When it comes to coping with my endometriosis, I’ve learned that recipes and meals that can be frozen ahead of time are key. On the days that I’m in pain or my fatigue is really bad, it’s very difficult to cook. So I often rely on…

Berry Paradise Smoothie

Berry Paradise Smoothie

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