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Microbiota Mondays Episode 1

March 22, 2019

In the first episode of ‘Microbiota Mondays’, our  dietitian Andrea Hardy, Canada’s gut health expert talks all things microbiome! We cover: what the gut microbiota is what it does for us how we can take care of our gut microbiota Watch the replay below! Do you struggle with your…

Andrea Hardy and Marlee Coldwell both Registered Dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta share how you can make portion sizes work for you in the most liberalized approach on the Low FODMAP Diet. Our dietitians at Ignite Nutrition specialize in gut health & digestive disorders.

Portion Sizes & the Low FODMAP Diet

March 20, 2019

Andrea Hardy and Marlee Coldwell both Registered Dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta share how you can make portion sizes work for you in the most liberalized approach on the Low FODMAP Diet. We talk about common mistakes we see, and how you can follow the low FODMAP diet…

Why the low FODMAP diet stops working - and what to do about it! By Calgary top dietitians, IBS dietitians, FODMAP experts in Calgary.

Why the Low FODMAP Diet stops working

October 15, 2018

This week on #AskADietitian we covered Why the Low FODMAP Diet stops working sometimes! This can be SO frustrating – but don’t fret – there’s many ways you can get back on track! Working with a dietitian to individualize care and get to the bottom of your problems.

Vegetarian sources of protein on the low FODMAP diet - tips and tricks for plant based sources of protein on a low FODMAP, IBS diet by Calgary gut health dietitians

Vegetarian Sources of Protein on the Low FODMAP Diet

September 24, 2018

This week on #AskADietitian we covered Vegetarian Sources of Protein on the Low FODMAP Diet. Often times, I have patients call to ask – ‘can I even DO low FODMAP as a vegetarian or vegan?’ or they try to do it on their own, and end up really struggling to…

Andrea Hardy registered dietitian and Canada's gut health expert speaks on her role in advocating for gut health. Gut health is for everyone - in illness - like IBS, and in health.

Dietitians as Gut Health Ambassadors

July 17, 2018

Guys. This is not my usual post. Today, I’m sharing with you my interview with Gut Microbiota for Health. I attended their conference in Rome in March, and spoke to a group of dietitians in a plenary session on dietitians and their role as gut health ambassadors. There were over…

Did you know - there are things that can trigger your IBS that aren't FODMAP's? Andrea Hardy, Calgary IBS dietitian nutritionist and Canada's gut health expert explains the top non-FODMAP IBS triggers she sees in her practice, and how to manage them!

IBS Triggers that aren’t FODMAP’s

April 12, 2018

Have you ever wondered why, despite following the low FODMAP diet ‘perfectly’, you still have IBS symptoms? IBS is a complex condition where the low FODMAP diet can HELP – however I always explain it like a ‘bandaid’ solution – and putting all your eggs in one basket is never…

Top 10 low FODMAP recipes that are dietitian approved. IBS and the elimination phase of the low FODMAP diet can be hard, these recipes are a great way to start and connect you with some great IBS experts! | Ignite Nutrition dietitians are experts Irritable bowel syndrome management in Calgary Alberta

Are Peanuts Safe for IBS? Debunking aflatoxin myths.

March 5, 2018

I have had THREE questions this last week on the safety of peanuts – not just from an IBS perspective – but from an overall health perspective. I understand that there has been some misinformation put out there about the safety of peanuts – specifically in regards to aflatoxin. While…

Registered dietitian and gut health expert, Andrea Hardy, from Ignite Nutrition explains the IMPORTANT differences between IBS vs celiac vs non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Symptoms overlap - so knowing the difference, and what to do about it is KEY!

IBS vs. Celiac vs. Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

January 8, 2018

This week on #AskADietitian live, I cover the differences about IBS, celiac, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity – there are IMPORTANT differences, and management varies! Get the facts on the latest research! The big takeaways: What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition, wherein your immune system responds…

Your IBS Symptoms aren't normal, but they're common. Find out what my issues are with the many assumptions that exist around IBS - and how you can take charge of your irritable bowel syndrome! Andrea Hardy is a registered dietitian and owner of Ignite Nutrition Inc in Calgary Alberta. She was named top 10 dietitians in Calgary, and helps people to manage their digestive disorders.

Your IBS symptoms aren’t normal… but they’re common

December 20, 2017

The week before Christmas I talk about: Your IBS Symptoms aren’t normal, but they’re common. What I mean by that is they DON’T have to be something you just live with. They aren’t something made up. They aren’t a diagnosis of exclusion. And they aren’t a catch-all phrase. By assuming…