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Need help starting solids with your baby? Our pediatric dietitian at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta can help!

Starting Solids With Your Baby

April 26, 2021

Starting your baby with solid foods is an exciting time! But we have a lot of parents ask questions like: When is the right time? How do I know what foods to feed my baby? How do I know how much food my baby needs? How often do I feed them? Should I try feeding my…

How to Reintroduce FODMAP’s – Step-by-Step!

April 16, 2021

So you’ve been following the Low FODMAP diet, and have completed the elimination phase. But where do you go from here? This is where I often see people get stuck! They did great with the Low FODMAP diet and got some symptom improvement, had a clear list of what they can…

What role does our immune system play in IBS? Work with one of Canada's top registered gut health dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta to learn more.

Does our Immune System Play a Role in IBS?

April 12, 2021

IBS is a complex, heterogenous disorder meaning that – not every case looks the same. As research progresses, we realize, IBS diagnoses will likely be divided into subtypes dependant on what could be the underlying driver in that individual. Interestingly in practice, I can already say – chances are, you…

White bowl filled with porridge, strawberry slices, blueberries and blackberries on top of a white plate containing five slices of green kiwi and a wooden spoon.

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…

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…

Andrea D’Ambrosio with Dietetics Directions guest blogs about the 5 Pitfalls to avoid when prioritizing nutrition.

Prioritizing Nutrition and 5 Pitfalls to Avoid

March 8, 2021

Our colleague Andrea D’Ambrosio has this amazing post on 5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Prioritizing Nutrition, we thought it was perfect timing with it being a new year so we decided to guest feature it on our blog! This time of year, people often prioritize healthy eating but struggle with some…

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Abdomino-Phrenic Dyssynergia: What You Need to Know

February 22, 2021

At Ignite, one of the most common complaints we see from our clients is abdominal bloating and distention. Bloating is typically described as a feeling of increased pressure in the abdomen. Many people with bloating also experience distention, which is a visible increase in abdominal size or girth. There are many…

With love in air, make these Low Fodmap meringue cookies for your loved one. And to support them even further work with one of our registered dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta.

Low FODMAP Meringue Cookies

February 8, 2021

Love is in the air, as Valentine’s day quickly approaches. If your loved one is following a Low FODMAP diet, these meringue cookies are bound to please them as meringues are naturally low FODMAP! Meringues are a light, airy, cookie. They are quite different from any other cookie I have…

This cinnamon raisin overnight oats is GREAT for gut health because its a source of resistant starch - a prebiotic fibre that feeds your gut microbes! Learn more from Ignite Nutrition Registered Dietitians

Cinnamon Raisin Overnight Oats

January 25, 2021

Have you noticed a surge in overnight oat recipes recently? They are the latest trend for quick and easy breakfasts, and for good reason. Overnight oats have significant health benefits that make incorporating this simple breakfast into our daily routine advantageous! Hey there, this is Nancy, Andrea’s student. As a…

For help with navigating fibre with IBS our registered dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta can help!

Navigating Fibre with IBS

January 11, 2021

By now, most of us are aware that fibre plays a big role in how we poop. However, this doesn’t always translate to us getting enough fibre! We are busy people with busy lives, so thinking about fibre isn’t always at the top of our to-do list. That’s why today…