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7 things you can do to support your loved one on a low FODMAP or IBS diet. IBS support and help. Written by IBS experts in Calgary Alberta - dietitian nutritionists specialized in the IBS diet!

How to support someone on the low FODMAP diet

Feature, Gut Health & IBS | June 18, 2018

The low FODMAP diet, or really any medically necessary diet, can be really isolating. It can make you feel alone, misunderstood, and a giant inconvenience. While you’re busy navigating one of the most restrictive, non-sensical diets out there – you not only have to content with label reading, picking the…

Living with gut symptoms is miserable. They are painful, embarrassing and awkward. It’s not surprising that when people find relief on the low FODMAP diet, they want to stay on it forever. BUT, this is over restrictive, in most cases totally unnecessary and even detrimental to gut health. Guest written by Joanna Baker, RD from Every Day Nutrition

Long Term Low FODMAP | A Dietitian Explains

Feature, Gut Health & IBS | May 14, 2018

Living with gut symptoms is miserable. They are painful, embarrassing and awkward. It’s not surprising that when people find relief on the low FODMAP diet, they want to stay on it forever. BUT, this is over restrictive, in most cases totally unnecessary and even detrimental to gut health. My name…

Learn how to take care of mom and baby's microbiome - and important part of immune development and health through their lives! | Calgary dietitian Sarah O'Hara guest posts on Ignite Nutrition Blog about gut health in pregnancy

Microbiome in Pregnancy

Feature, Gut Health & IBS | April 16, 2018

Can I just take a second to introduce my AMAZING colleague, Sarah O’Hara, RD? She runs a private practice here in Calgary specializing in prenatal and PCOS nutrition. When she suggested writing a blog post on the microbiome and pregnancy – I was…

Understanding IBS - Registered dietitian and Canada's gut health expert, Andrea Hardy talks with Breakfast Television Calgary about irritable bowel syndrome and the low FODMAP diet, as well as other IBS myths

Understanding IBS on Breakfast Television

Feature, Gut Health & IBS | April 7, 2018

April is IBS awareness month! I went on breakfast television to discuss understanding IBS, specifically, debunking myths in IBS, and FODMAP’s! Specifically the myths I commonly hear ‘IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion’ and ‘just eat more fibre’. As a Calgary IBS dietitian, I wanted to make sure that Calgarians…

Registered dietitian and gut health expert from Ignite explains what fermented foods do for gut health! Gut health plays a large role in IBS - learn all about prebiotics, probiotics and fermented foods and how you can use them to help diarrhea, bloating, gas, constipation, and more! | Ignite Nutrition calgary's top 10 registered dietitians

Fermented Foods & Probiotics in Gut Health

Feature, Gut Health & IBS | February 8, 2018

Fermentation has been used as a preservation method for thousands of years, but the benefits go beyond keeping your food safe to eat. Pickled vegetables and probiotic yogurt are just a few fermented foods that have recently become popular for their gut health benefits. But what exactly is the role…