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Author: Jen Rawson

Many women notice an increase in digestive symptoms after having hysterectomy surgery. If this sounds like you, work with one of our registered dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta

Managing Digestive Issues After a Hysterectomy

June 7, 2021

Our Registered Dietitians at Ignite Nutrition specialize in a number of different areas, including gut health and women’s health. For many people, these two areas can overlap. In particular, women who have had a hysterectomy have a high…

Sweet potato salad inside of a blue bowl on top of a pink napkin with a wooden background.

Oven-Roasted Sweet Potato Side Salad (Low FODMAP)

April 27, 2020

Sweet potatoes are a type of root vegetable that are incredibly versatile and nutritious. They have lots of vitamin A, vitamin C, and fibre. What’s not to love? Of course, as a digestive health dietitian, I tend to get questions about whether sweet potatoes are gut-friendly. Let’s chat about the…

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Alternative Treatments for IBS

February 10, 2020

Managing IBS symptoms is frustrating! We know because at Ignite Nutrition our team of registered dietitians hear stories every single day of our clients who have tried EVERYTHING and don’t feel any better. IBS symptoms have real impacts on your quality of life. We know how challenging…

Glass casserole dish lined with parchment paper and topped with four pieces of chicken breast with a red coloured glazed on top. Next to the chicken there is a medley of roasted veggies including carrot sticks, zucchini, and baby potato halves.

Low FODMAP One Pan Maple Glazed Chicken Dish

June 17, 2019

Does it ever feel like you spend your whole night in the kitchen? You prep a meal, eat the meal, and then spend about the same amount of time cleaning up the mess that you didn’t realize you were making. By the time you are done cleaning up, it often…

Need help with SIBO and nutrition? Work with one of our top registered dietitians who are experts in gut health at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta

Nutrition & SIBO

February 28, 2019

  Have you heard about SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)? If you are someone with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), it’s likely that you have.  It’s becoming a “buzz word”, with some sources claiming IBS is actually SIBO in up to 60% of cases, we are finding many people are coming…

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What you need to know about Eosinophilic Esophagitis

October 19, 2018

Today we will be discussing all things Eosinophilic Esophagitis. I know. You’re saying… Eo-what? It’s a rare condition – however its occurrence is increasing. In fact, here in my own city, a 4 year study saw occurrence increasing 39% year over year. This is partially attributed to better biopsy techniques…