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What To Do During An IBS Flare

March 22, 2021

6 Strategies for Managing an IBS Flare If you’re living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), chances are that you’ve experienced a ‘flare-up’ – where your symptoms get significantly worse from the usual! This can be so frustrating because often times we feel like we have it all figured out – eating…

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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Prunes to Manage Bone Health – A Dietitian Review

October 17, 2019

October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day! One of the top trends I see right now is a movement towards plant-based foods, and I have to say, I’m thrilled. However, I often get asked the question – how can I take care of my bone health with a more plant-based diet?…

Work with one of our Registered Dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta to learn more about the benefits of prunes for gut health.

Unlock the Power of Prunes!

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 probiotics…

Food first, medication second is what we say about IBS nutrition management. Working with a dietitian at Ignite nutrition Calgary specialized in IBS diets is something I recommend to all patients with irritable bowel syndrome! This post is sponsored by Fowler's digestive.

Non-Pharmacological Strategies for IBS-D Management

November 26, 2018

Believe it or not, roughly 20% of the population have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Of this, we see that about half the IBS patients at Ignite Nutrition fall under the umbrella of diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) or have symptoms that alternate between diarrhea and constipation (IBS-M). Diarrhea predominant IBS can…

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 compensated monetarily me to develop this post – and 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. One…

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…

This 10 minute chicken sausage sauté is SO versatile, and is full of gut healthy kale, brussel sprouts, kohlrabi, cabbage and carrots! Get dinner on the table in 10 minutes or less tonight | Ignite Nutrition Easy gut health recipes

Nutrition Month 2018 – Unlock the Power of Food!

March 1, 2018

We kicked off Nutrition Month 2018 today on Breakfast Television Calgary – talking about unlocking the power of food! I’m loving this unique approach – because we talk A LOT about food relationship at Ignite, and food relationship starts with the family. Food isn’t just fuel, but as something that…