Author Archive | Jennifer Scribner

Embracing the life we have

Embracing Infertility

Do you have kids? My clients always ask this when they come to my home office because we have whimsical décor and a collection of Hello Kitty beanie babies. “Nope, those are my things.” I smile. The truth is that I wanted to have children, but it didn’t happen. After a year of dating my […]

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Can I do the GAPS Diet while I’m pregnant? | Body Wisdom Nutrition

Can I do the GAPS Diet while I’m pregnant?

Megan asks: Can I do the GAPS Diet while I’m pregnant? If you’ve taken a special interest in your health after you’ve become pregnant that’s wonderful! The short answer is: You can safely follow the Full GAPS Diet while you’re pregnant and nursing. Incorporating animal protein from healthy pasture-raised animals, fats from naturally occurring sources, […]

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How to Do a Castor Oil Pack on the GAPS Diet™

How to Do a Castor Oil Pack on the GAPS Diet™

Whether you are overcoming constipation or need to break the cycle of waking up at “liver time” (2-3am) every night, castor oil packs are for you! Castor oil has been used in traditional medicine since ancient Egyptian times. Castor oil is derived from the castor bean and is used topically for detoxification of the liver […]

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Start the GAPS Diet with Your Child: Cold Turkey Method | Body Wisdom Nutrition

Start the GAPS Diet with Your Child: Cold Turkey Method

Today I’ll explain my favorite way to start the GAPS Diet with Your Child: Cold Turkey Method. The Cold Turkey Method can also be described as “you’re-not-eating-unless-it’s-GAPS-food-and-we’ll-wait-it-out.” It’s my favorite method because it’s the quickest way to get picky kids on the GAPS Intro Diet – especially younger kids on the autism spectrum or with […]

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What is a Healing Reaction? | Body Wisdom Nutrition

What is a Healing Reaction?

Sometimes on the GAPS Diet™ it’s hard to know what you’re reacting to or what your reaction means. There are food sensitivities, die-off reactions, detox reactions, and histamine reactions. And what is a healing reaction, or are you just sick? If you’ve ever had a sinus infection you understand the how-can-I-have-pain-so-deep-inside-my-face feeling that absolutely disrupts […]

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Non-Toxic Home Cleaning | Body Wisdom Nutrition

Non Toxic Home Cleaning

An area of emphasis on the GAPS Diet™ that is often overlooked is detoxifying your household cleaning products and switching to non toxic home cleaning. Most household cleaners from the store contain toxic ingredients, even when they have terms such as “natural” and “environmentally friendly” on their label. These terms are strictly for marketing since […]

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Be Your Child's Diet Detective

Being Your Child’s Diet Detective

When you start a special diet with your kids it can be a lot to manage. Every digestive healing diet out there has a set of instructions and particular foods, and you think to yourself, “If I just follow it to a “t” my kid will start healing and every day will get better and […]

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