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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Start the GAPS Diet with Your Child by Backing into It | Body Wisdom Nutrition

Start the GAPS Diet with Your Child by Backing into It

If you’re hesitant to begin the GAPS Diet, but you know your child needs it, choose a way to start that suits your child, plus your own personality. Consider the amount of time you have to commit and acknowledge how much support you have. There are three methods I’ve used with clients to help them […]

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Start the GAPS Diet with Your Child Using Applied Behavior Analysis | Body Wisdom Nutrition

Start the GAPS Diet with Your Child Using Applied Behavior Analysis

If you’re afraid to begin GAPS, but know your child needs it, start by choosing the method that suits your personality, time, and support level. There are three methods I’ve used with clients to help them get their child on the GAPS Diet: Applied Behavior Analysis, Backing into It, and Cold-Turkey. Today I’ll explain how […]

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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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What type of probiotics should you take on the GAPS Diet? | Body Wisdom Nutrition

What type of probiotics should you take on the GAPS Diet?

In the wonderful world of GAPS™, we talk so much about probiotics – both in supplements and in fermented foods. One thing that people don’t realize is that there are hundreds of types of beneficial bacteria that live in the gut, and only a small percentage that we’ve actually learned how to put into capsules. […]

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There's no such thing as kid food | Body Wisdom Nutrition

There is no such thing as “kid food”

Adrienne came to me when she wanted to try getting her kids on the GAPS™ Intro Diet for the second time. She had attempted once before and now they were following what she called the Full GAPS Diet. When I had her explain to me in detail exactly what her three children were eating, she […]

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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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5 Common Mistakes on the GAPS Diet | Body Wisdom Nutrition

5 Common Mistakes on the GAPS Diet™

As a GAPS Diet Practitioner, I’m completely passionate about seeing people succeed on the GAPS Diet™ and that’s why I want to share what I see as 5 common mistakes on the GAPS Diet. The first two mistakes are made before you even begin GAPS, so if you haven’t started the GAPS Diet yet, pay […]

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