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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…

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Low FODMAP Chicken Pasta Casserole

December 21, 2020

Hey all, this is Nancy here, Andrea’s student and I am so excited to share this one-pot Low FODMAP Chicken Pasta Casserole with you! Although having a can of prepared pasta sauce in the cupboard can make meals quick and easy, they can be challenging to use on the low…

weight neutral approach to nutrition counselling at Ignite Nutrition - Canadian registered dietitians

A Weight Neutral Approach to Nutrition Counselling

December 13, 2020

Have you heard of a ‘weight neutral’ approach? At Ignite, we practice in a Health at Every Size® paradigm, with a weight neutral approach. In this post, we will explain what that means and how it applies to our practice, so you can find the right fit of dietitian. What is…

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Low FODMAP Lazy Leftover Lunch

December 7, 2020

Would you believe me if I said you can cook a meal in less than 5 minutes? Hey there, it is Nancy here, Andrea’s student and today I want to talk about using leftovers! Even though I love to cook, l also know how great it feels to find leftovers…

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Bye Bye Constipation Smoothie

November 23, 2020

Struggling with constipation is frustrating – luckily our dietitian Ashley used her knowledge of food and fibre to develop this incredibly delicious blackberry kiwi smoothie to get you moving in the right direction! As someone that struggles with constipation, I personally couldn’t wait to try it. Let’s review why each…

This Low FODMAP Baba Ganoush dip is easy and only 5 ingredients! Ignite Nutrition Registered Dietitians help Canadians with IBS and other digestive disorders.

Low FODMAP Baba Ganoush Dip

October 5, 2020

Hey there, it is Nancy, Andrea’s student and I am excited to share a simple Low FODMAP Baba Ganoush dip with you! Before I knew how easy homemade dips were, I was always so impressed at potlucks. I thought I was eating these extravagant appetizers that used the most decadent…

The Mediterranean Diet is one of the healthiest, most enjoyable and easiest to sustain. Work with a registered dietitian with Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta to get started.

Is the Mediterranean diet good for gut health?

September 14, 2020

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets in the world. It is ranked as being healthy, enjoyable, and most importantly, one of the easiest to sustain. The Mediterranean diet is not a fad diet doesn’t make empty promises with a long list of foods or food groups you…

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Low FODMAP Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

September 8, 2020

Hey there, it is Nancy here and I am excited to share a Low FODMAP pumpkin muffin recipe with you just in time for back to school (and of course pumpkin spice season)! Everyone should enjoy pumpkin season, even low FODMAPPER’s, which is why I decided to modify Cookie…

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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 –…