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Nutrition for Kids with Diarrhea: What you need to know

January 4, 2022

Diarrhea is when bowel movements are more frequent, loose, and watery than usual. In children, sometimes this can be completely normal, sometimes it might mean your kiddo is unwell, and other times there could be more going on to cause these changes in stool frequency and consistency. At…

Pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant? Here are the top 10 nutrients for a health pregnancy. For more support work with one of our registered dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta

Top 10 Nutrients for a Healthy Pregnancy

May 24, 2021

Whether you’ve just found out you’re pregnant or are planning on getting pregnant soon, it’s never too early to start thinking about your nutrition. Research now shows that your nutrition while pregnant not only affects your child throughout their lifetime, but it may actually affect your future grandchildren as well.

Need help starting solids with your baby? Our pediatric dietitian at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta can help!

Starting Solids With Your Baby

April 26, 2021

Starting your baby with solid foods is an exciting time! But we have a lot of parents ask questions like: When is the right time?How do I know what foods to feed my baby?How do I know how much food my baby needs?How often do I feed them?Should I try…

How to manage picky eaters - tips from our top paediatric Calgary dietitian

Top Dietitian Tips for Picky Eaters

June 8, 2020

Do you have a picky eater at home? Picky eating for parents can be one of the most challenging and frustrating times. Parents tell me having a picky eater takes the joy out of family meals and the joy out of cooking. I have a lot of parents tell me…

Do you have a child struggling with constipation? Our paediatric dietitian discusses constipation in children and how nutrition can help!

Nutrition for Constipated Kids

May 11, 2020

Chronic constipation affects 15-30% of Canadians with the majority being children and the elderly. Only a small portion of parents actually seek medical support for their kids. At Ignite Nutrition our Pediatric Dietitian is an expert in digestive disorders and pediatric nutrition. It is common to find a lot of…

Are you stressing about back to school lunches? Read my TOP 3 tips to save you sanity, and provide lunches your kids ACTUALLY enjoy! | Andrea Hardy, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Calgary Alberta

Smart School Lunches

August 30, 2017

With September RIGHT around the corner, I’ve been getting a ton of questions, and noticing a lot of parents feeling a bit stressed about packing school lunches. Parents often times struggle with foods coming back uneaten, feeling pressure to produce ‘Pinterest-worthy’ lunches, and generally, just feeling overwhelmed with providing balanced…