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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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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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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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Are My Genes My Destiny? | Body Wisdom Nutrition

Are My Genes My Destiny?

I was curious about my genes, just like you might be. With the knowledge I have about nutrition and natural health, I wasn’t afraid of my genes, but I wondered…are my genes my destiny? Looking at my genetic report from 23andme.com was like reading a story about myself. It described so many things that I […]

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7 Ways to Save Money on the GAPS Diet | Body Wisdom Nutrition

7 Ways to Save Money on the GAPS Diet™

One of the hesitations that many families have before beginning the GAPS Diet™ is how to pay for it without their food budget getting completely out of control. If you’ve been buying organic, eating out, or preparing packaged foods, it won’t be too much more, or it may even be less. If you’ve been carefully […]

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