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GAPS Diet

Gluten sensitivity and the GAPS diet

Here’s an article on Dr. Mercola’s site that talks about gluten sensitivity and the GAPS diet. It is reported here that a substance called gliadin and WGA (wheat germ agglutinin) in wheat and grains like rice, spelt and rye, are what is antagonizing the symptoms of ADHD. WGA is classified as a lectin, that seems … Continue reading »

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Soup for breakfast?

So what’s for breakfast this morning? I’m just going to make a guess that eggs, pancakes, french toast or oatmeal are on the list. Ever think about having some bone broth soup? The GAPS diet encourages lots of bone broth soup, and even starts the day with this for the Introduction Phase of the diet. … Continue reading »

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Confused about the GAPS diet?

I’ve been getting a lot of questions concerning the GAPS diet, lately. I am by no means an authority on Dr. NCM’s amazing diet, however, I can share with you how I handled a few of the moves. Seems most are confused about the introduction phase of the diet more than any other part of … Continue reading »

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Update on eczema and the GAPS diet

Thank you to so many of you who have offered advice and, even, empathy over this issue with my daughter. My 15 year old daughter had a sudden attack of eczema about a month ago that caused me to question our diet. We had been eating a very nutrient dense diet, however, sometimes the gut … Continue reading »

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Frustrating update on GAPS diet

I suppose everyone needs to hear the good, the bad and the ugly involving the path to healing, regarding our foray into GAPS. I am feeling pretty beat up today. No, not over my own physicality, it has to do with my daughter and our treatment of eczema. It was looking much better. Her acne … Continue reading »

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GAPS approved grain free carrot cake

This article is part of The Health Home Economist’s Monday Mania! Yes, a grain free carrot cake that came out moist and delicious–without grains! The flour used was hazelnut flour. I loved it!! If I sound surprised, it’s because I’m absolutely astounded that a cake could be this moist without grains. Perhaps I was living … Continue reading »

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Can your poop talk? Check out this chart!

I know, this is a sh*tty subject; however, everyone does it, and everyone would benefit from getting to know this chart! I actually went onto Dr. Cambell-McBride’s site, www.gapsdiet.com, to check out info on eczema (which, if you’ve been here before, you know my daughter is dealing with), and I wound up learning something “gut” … Continue reading »

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GAPS diet progress report

Hi everyone! Thanks for all the great comments about this diet. I’m really enjoying meeting new people and reconnecting with some established friends. Today is day three of the GAPS diet. As you might remember, I am going through the Introduction Phase of the diet rather quickly. Two reasons: I and my daughter are not … Continue reading »

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Starting the GAPS diet just in time for Real Food Wednesday!

It just so happens that Kelly at Kelly the Kitchen Kop went low-carb/grain-free for the Real Food Wednesday, and like a mirror image, my daughter and I started our GAPS diet today! GAPS diet, for those new to it, stands for Gut and Psychology Syndrome, which deals with issues of everything from Autism and A.D.D. … Continue reading »

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