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How to Control IBS Flare Ups

March 22, 2021

What is an IBS Flare up? If you’re living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), chances are that you’ve experienced your IBS symptoms getting worse. An IBS flare up is where your IBS symptoms get significantly worse from the usual! This can be so frustrating because often times we feel…

Omega-3’s and Gut Health – Are You Getting Enough?

February 17, 2020

Disclosure: I received financial compensation from Burnbrae Farms to talk about the omega-3’s and health. While the information conveyed may support clients’ objectives, the opinions expressed are my own and based on current scientific evidence. I do not engage in business with companies whose products or services do not match…

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Quick 3-Ingredient Prune Energy Balls

October 17, 2019

Prunes aren’t just for managing constipation anymore — prunes are a food-first way to take charge of your bone health and prevent osteoporosis as we age. This easy 3-ingredient energy ball ball recipe combines dried pitted prunes with quick oats and almond butter in a food processor. Ready within 10…

White bowl with a colourful coleslaw inside. There are carrot slivers and broccoli and cabbage slivers. There are chunks of prunes mixed throughout. There is a silver spoon inside the bowl. The background is marble and there is a cream coloured kitchen towel next to the bowl.

Creamy Coleslaw with Prunes (Ready in 5 Minutes!)

March 11, 2019

Hello! March is Nutrition Month – and the theme this year is to unlock the potential of food. What I LOVE about this theme is that it looks at food from all aspects. From micronutrients all the way up to the food system as a whole! When I was in…

Learn how prebiotics help gut health - and learn how you can include them in your diet! With Ignite Nutrition's Andrea Hardy, Registered dietitian and gut health expert in Calgary Alberta

How Prebiotics Help Gut Health

January 7, 2019

Do you take a probiotic for gut health every day? Let me stop you righttttt there. While probiotics may be helpful in managing specific conditions – what REALLY matters when it comes to gut health are ‘prebiotics’. See the difference there? Pre, versus Pro. Many of you may know that…

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Supplements for IBS-D

November 26, 2018

Believe it or not, roughly 20% of the population have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Of this, our team of registered dietitians find that about half the IBS patients, at Ignite Nutrition, fall under the umbrella of diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D). Or, have IBS symptoms that alternate between diarrhea…

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes - a super simple weekend recipe with ambrosia apples - developed by Calgary top dietitian - Andrea Hardy nutritionist Calgary Alberta

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

November 19, 2018

This sponsored recipe is brought to you by BC Tree Fruits. They’ve kindly monetarily compensated me to develop this post. I couldn’t be more thrilled to bring you a delicious apples recipe! I LOVE pancakes. Growing up, weekends were for stacks of delicious pancakes covered in syrup.

Looking for allergy friendly Halloween treats? MadeGood has you covered with their Chocolate Chip Granola Mini Bars - coming in a 36 pack just in time for halloween! Ignite’s Calgary registered dietitians partnered with MadeGood to bring you all the treats, with no tricks!

Allergy Friendly Halloween Treats

October 22, 2018

Halloween is one of the most fun and creepy times of the year – however, it shouldn’t be the treats that spook us! For many people, holidays that centre around snacks and candy can induce a lot of fear around managing food allergies and intolerances, especially when you’re trying to…

Taking Care of Your Gut Health this Back-to-School Season Activia Probiotic Drink - Andrea Hardy, Calgary Registered Dietitian Nutritionist talks gut health!

Taking Care of Your Gut Health this Back-to-School Season

September 4, 2018

This sponsored post is brought to you by Danone. They’ve kindly compensated monetarily me to develop this post on how to take care of your gut health this Fall, something you all know I’m super passionate about! Back to school is great for getting the family back into a routine…

Peach and Prosciutto Grilled Flatbread

Peach and Prosciutto Grilled Flatbread

August 7, 2018

This sponsored recipe is brought to you by BC Tree Fruits. They’ve kindly compensated monetarily me to develop this post – and I couldn’t be more thrilled to bring you a delicious peaches recipe! Moving to the country, gonna eat a lot of peaches… the…