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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…

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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…

Practicing yoga and working with one of our registered dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta can help your gut symptoms!

30 Minute Yoga for Digestion

March 10, 2021

Dealing with digestive issues can be stressful and at times we might be willing to do anything to feel better. Making changes to your diet is a great place to start AND did you know that practicing yoga can help your gut too? Yoga is a practice for every body…

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Is Fibre Good for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

January 11, 2021

By now, most of us are aware that fibre plays a big role in how we poop. This is especially true for managing IBS symptoms. However, this doesn’t always translate to us getting enough fibre! Not getting enough fibre may be contributing to our ability to cope with our…

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Nutrition for Diverticulitis: What You Need to Know

August 31, 2020

The human bowel is a complex place in which there are many important structural elements including sphincters, valves, smooth muscles and mucosa (to name a few). Moral of the story – the digestive tract isn’t a basic food tube. There are lumps, bumps, and divots that are completely normal. However,…

Need support with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease? Our Registered Dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta can help!

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: What You Should Know

August 4, 2020

Last updated: 12, April 2021 The term ‘liver disease’ encompasses many different conditions including hepatitis, liver cancer, fatty liver disease and genetic conditions like hemochromatosis. Hopefully you’re still with me! Don’t worry, today we’ll only be reviewing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). A liver condition that appears to be on…

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Psychotherapy for IBS

April 13, 2020

Have you ever been told that your IBS symptoms are all in your head? Do you feel like you have no control over IBS symptoms? Are your IBS symptoms distressing and unpredictable? IBS symptoms can be a challenge to deal with. The thoughts and fears can set off a cycle…

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Nutrition for Bile Acid Diarrhea: What You Need to Know

December 9, 2019

Here at Ignite Nutrition, many of our patients describe feeling held back by their digestive symptoms. Some of the most frustrating symptoms for our patients are urgency and diarrhea. As they feel they can’t leave the house or participate in social events due to unpredictable bowel habits. Nutrition for Bile…

Need help with SIBO and nutrition? Work with one of our top registered dietitians who are experts in gut health at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta

Microbiota Mondays Episode 1

March 22, 2019

In the first episode of ‘Microbiota Mondays’, our  dietitian Andrea Hardy, Canada’s gut health expert talks all things microbiome! We cover: what the gut microbiota iswhat it does for ushow we can take care of our gut microbiota Watch the replay below! Do you struggle with your gut health and…