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What is GAPS?

If you've made it to my website it's likely that you're already familiar with the question, What Is GAPS™? and the GAPS™ Protocol. You might have read the book, heard stories from friends, or even tried implementing a few changes with your own family...I knew about...

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The GAPS Diet for FPIES

If they shared the nitty-gritty details of what being a parent would involve... ...how many of us would sign up? Raising "normal" children to adulthood is worthy enough of sainthood, but add to that a child with special needs and you will find some of the toughest,...

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The First Five Days Of GAPS Intro

When our family first started GAPS years ago, it was the first five days of GAPS Intro that were the toughest to wrap my mind around and the hardest for how we were feeling as a family. Now, as a GAPS™ practitioner, I find this to be true (more or less) for many...

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GAPS Diet Shortcuts (a.k.a. store bought options)

My mother is one of those sensational moms. With her Dutch-powered-blonde-will she is determined to squeeze every last drip of zest and life out of a day, self-generating an abundance of energy to do what she has put her mind to doing. She put about 6,000 miles on her...

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Easy homemade ginger sage sausage

Since we joined the Essex Farm's Whole Diet CSA last fall, we have been eating a lot more amazing sausage for breakfast (and packed in lunches too!), including this homemade ginger sage sausage. It's good to eat (homemade) sausage for breakfast. Here's why: Aside from...

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Probiotics matched to health issues

Originally guest posted on The Healthy Home Economist Imagine you are at the doctor’s office for help with a specific health concern. After a full examination, your doctor pulls out a prescription pad to write you a script for – gasp – a probiotic strain. The...

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Is Detox A Myth?

Originally posted on GreenMedInfo.com Is DETOX a myth? HOW DETOXIFICATION WORKS, AND HOW IT IS APPROACHED FROM A GAPS™ (GUT AND PSYCHOLOGY SYNDROME) PERSPECTIVE. Recently my husband brought an article from the Guardian to my attention that was titled: "YOU CAN'T DETOX...

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Black Friday Sale 2015

It's the most wonderful time of the year! And of course I'm talking about Black Friday! I have teamed up with a whole bunch of my favorite lifestyle bloggers to bring you tons of classes, cook books, natural beauty books, and more with a savings of over $350!!!! These...

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6 Probiotic Myths

There are at least 5 – 10 different probiotic supplement options in your average health food store, a zillion more available for ordering, and more coming on the market all the time. They all claim something. Is it real? Or is it shiny advertising? With all the media...

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GAPS Resource List

{US Version} Welcome to the GAPS Resource List - a place to find GAPS related resources, in one easy list. Prepared Food Resources Prepared broth: Kettle & Fire (specially packaged to be shelf stable!) Osso Good Broth Wise Choice Market Selena’s Naturally US Wellness...

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