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Category: Gut Health & IBS

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Can IBS Cause Weight Gain? Yes and No. Here’s Why.

October 3, 2022

Our gut health dietitians at Ignite Nutrition often get asked about the connection between irritable bowel syndrome and weight – in particular, whether IBS can lead to weight gain. The short answer is yes, IBS and weight gain can be interconnected for some people. However, this topic is much…

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Best Drinks to Help with IBS Symptoms

September 19, 2022

We spend a lot of time learning which foods are suitable for a low FODMAP diet and which aren’t, but food is only half the story– the drinks we consume can affect our IBS symptoms just as much. Breaking down which drinks will help, and which may be worsening…

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A List of Non-FODMAP IBS Food Triggers

September 5, 2022

Are you struggling with IBS symptom management? Whether you are on the low FODMAP diet or not – there are some IBS triggers that aren’t FODMAPs that are also important for you to consider. As an IBS dietitian I am always looking for ways to help improve quality…

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20 Minute Low FODMAP Hummus Recipe (No Garlic!)

August 24, 2022

You may be wondering, is eating hummus ok for IBS? This is a question I get surprisingly often as a gut health dietitian. Store-bought hummus (and many recipes) can contain garlic which is a high FODMAP ingredient. This homemade low FODMAP hummus recipe is made without garlic and onion. It…

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Simplified Low FODMAP: What is the FODMAP Gentle Diet?

August 8, 2022

The low FODMAP diet can be a tricky thing. Not only does it involve a lot of planning and preparation, but it requires cutting out quite a few foods. This is especially true during the elimination phase. This kind of restriction can also lead to disordered…

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Easy 30-Minute Low FODMAP Chicken Stir Fry

August 8, 2022

It’s nearly impossible to find a low FODMAP stir-fry sauce at the store. This easy chicken stir fry is a terrific 30 minute meal made with a homemade stir fry sauce that’s low FODMAP-diet friendly, dairy free, and packed with low FODMAP veggies. Many times, stir-fry is on the weekly…

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Healthy & Refreshing Raspberry Chia Fresca

July 4, 2022

If you’re looking for a refreshing low FODMAP drink, you’ve come to the right place. The low FODMAP diet is restrictive, but it doesn’t have to be boring! Many people with IBS find non-water beverages like juice, alcohol, and caffeinated drinks to be triggering to their…

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How to Make Low FODMAP Kimchi at Home

June 6, 2022

As a gut health dietitian, I often encourage my patients to include ‘living foods’ in their diets to help support overall gut health. Kimchi is a perfect example of a living food, as the fermentation process encourages the production of gut-friendly bacteria. This easy low FODMAP kimchi recipe is…

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10+ Tips for Eating Out on the Low FODMAP Diet

May 25, 2022

Whether you’re looking to dine out at a restaurant or grab fast food takeout, you might be wondering if you can while on a low FODMAP diet. Read on for tips from a registered dietitian on how you can avoid eating high FODMAP foods while eating outside of your home!…

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10 Low FODMAP Granola Bars (+ Recipe)

May 6, 2022

Ever wonder which granola bars are low FODMAP? This post has everything you need to know – I’m sharing a list of popular, store-bought low FODMAP granola bars that are perfect for snacks. Plus, a recipe to make your own homemade low FODMAP granola bars! As a registered dietitian who…