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What is the Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet?

November 8, 2021

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that is characterized by inflammation in the lining of the digestive tract. It can occur at any point throughout the GI tract, but is most often seen in the ileum (the last section of the small intestine) as well as…

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Tips for Eating Out on the Low FODMAP Diet

September 6, 2021

Any kind of dietary modifications or restrictions can be difficult to manage outside your home. Living with irritable bowel syndrome presents its own type of challenge… FODMAPs! High FODMAP foods are everywhere and navigating the fast-food world can be difficult. There will be times when you’ll decide to eat out, but…

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The Specific Carbohydrate Diet and IBD

August 9, 2021

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract. It includes Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. While IBD is traditionally treated with medications, there is growing interest in the use of dietary interventions to promote remission and gut healing. Today, we’ll be looking at the…

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 likelihood of experiencing digestive issues after their surgery. Today, we’ll explore the…

This post explores enteral nutritional options for managing Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Working with one of our registered dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta can help get you started.

IBD & Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet (Enteral Nutrition)

May 3, 2021

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract. The rising incidence of IBD has been associated with shifts toward a Westernized diet, and it’s thought that the gut microbiome may also play a role in its development. Because of the potential undesirable side effects…

How to Reintroduce FODMAP’s – Step-by-Step!

April 16, 2021

So you’ve been following the Low FODMAP diet, and have completed the elimination phase. But where do you go from here? This is where I often see people get stuck! They did great with the Low FODMAP diet and got some symptom improvement, had a clear list of what they can…

What role does our immune system play in IBS? Work with one of Canada's top registered gut health dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta to learn more.

Does our Immune System Play a Role in IBS?

April 12, 2021

IBS is a complex, heterogenous disorder meaning that – not every case looks the same. As research progresses, we realize, IBS diagnoses will likely be divided into subtypes dependant on what could be the underlying driver in that individual. Interestingly in practice, I can already say – chances are, you…