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What is the Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet?

November 8, 2021

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that is characterized by inflammation in the lining of the digestive tract. It can occur at any point throughout the GI tract, but is most often seen in the ileum (the last section of the small intestine) as well as…

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Diet Culture and Owning Your Own Health

October 4, 2021

Navigating through the world is tricky enough right now and then there are the added pressures of diet culture and the “thin ideal”, although this is nothing new in our society. With so much pressure to look thin, lose weight, and pursue health at all costs, things become even more…

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Tips for Eating Out on the Low FODMAP Diet

September 6, 2021

Any kind of dietary modifications or restrictions can be difficult to manage outside your home. Living with irritable bowel syndrome presents its own type of challenge… FODMAPs! High FODMAP foods are everywhere and navigating the fast-food world can be difficult. There will be times when you’ll decide to eat out, but…

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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…

Looking for the perfect Low FODMAP Risotto? We have you covered - Oyster mushrooms are Low FODMAP! We've modified this recipe to be the PERFECT entertaining recipe, full of flavour it will wow your guests! Ignite Nutrition Registered Dietitians are experts in the Low FODMAP diet and digestive health.

Low FODMAP Oyster Mushroom Risotto

June 21, 2021

Oyster Mushroom Risotto is a rich and creamy rice dish. It is often marketed as a signature dish in restaurants due to its elegant presentation and flavours. Although this dish is made with rice, it is much more than that! The rice is first caramelized with oil in a frying…

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 likelihood of experiencing digestive issues after their surgery. Today, we’ll explore the…

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.…

This post explores enteral nutritional options for managing Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Working with one of our registered dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta can help get you started.

IBD & Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet (Enteral Nutrition)

May 3, 2021

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract. The rising incidence of IBD has been associated with shifts toward a Westernized diet, and it’s thought that the gut microbiome may also play a role in its development. Because of the potential undesirable side effects…