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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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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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Why You're Always Hungry on the GAPS Diet | Body Wisdom Nutrition

Why You’re Always Hungry on the GAPS Diet™

When I talk to new clients they often remark that they can’t believe how much they’re eating on GAPS™, and they wonder if it’s normal and if they’re going to gain weight. They’re especially amazed when it’s their (formerly) picky kids who are ravenous. Here are four reasons why you’re always hungry on the GAPS […]

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