Jane Lac

Jane Lac - The Tuumy Clinic

Jane Lac

MPH, RD, CDE

Jane Lac is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) with a passion for counselling and education. Jane holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from X University (previously Ryerson University), and a Master of Public Health from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. She completed a dietitian internship at the Hospital for Sick Children, is a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario and World Critical Dietetics.

Early on in Jane’s career as an RD, she was exposed to various positions in hospitals, community and primary care, and research. Jane seized the travelling opportunity while utilizing her skills working as a paediatric dietitian in England and Scotland, and most notably worked alongside a Gastroenterology Team supporting children and families with Crohn’s Disease.

Throughout the eight years in primary care, Jane continues working alongside many patients and clients struggling with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using the low FODMAP diet, and other dietary and lifestyle strategies to help improve their symptoms and quality of life. She recognizes the inter-connectedness between gastrointestinal and mental health, and empathizes with many who struggle with the challenges of living with IBS, and is pursuing further knowledge in trauma-informed dietetics care. Jane takes a compassionate and holistic approach in nutrition that focuses on caring for the body, and building a nourishing relationship with food.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by a variety of symptoms, including cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both. IBS is a chronic condition that you’ll need to manage long term. The cause is not well understood.

There is no definitive test to diagnose IBS. IBS is diagnosed after your doctor has reviewed your symptoms and occasionally ordered tests to rule out other conditions.

Visits at the Tummy Clinic are not covered by OHIP, however most extended healthcare plans cover many aspects of the care you will receive here, such as visits to Naturopathic Doctors, Dietitians, Social Workers or Psychotherapists. Check your benefits package or contact your insurance company for more information.