My Child Isn’t Growing on the GAPS Diet

My Child Isn’t Growing on the GAPS Diet

My child isn’t growing on the GAPS Diet. What am I doing wrong? Two or three times a year a worried parent reaches out to me with this question. Their kids range in age from babies to preteens. Of course, falling behind on the growth charts happens with all ways of...

How to Cheat on the GAPS Diet

How to Cheat on the GAPS Diet

Cheating on the GAPS Diet is almost inevitable. While I’m not encouraging it, I acknowledge the reality of it and I’d like to offer you some advice on how to cheat on the GAPS Diet with less consequences. If you’re new to GAPS, I propose that you to stick with the...

Do you need corn and soy-free eggs on GAPS?

Do you need corn and soy-free eggs on GAPS?

There is a surprising amount of variation in egg quality when you dig into the certifications, feeds, and practices used for laying hens. While most people choose organic eggs for the GAPS Diet, there are some people for whom that quality alone may not be enough. If...

GAPS Diet Meat Stock Mistakes – with recipe

GAPS Diet Meat Stock Mistakes – with recipe

On the GAPS protocol, we use short-cooked meat stock, not long-cooked bone broth. Understanding the difference between meat stock and bone broth is the first of the GAPS Diet meat stock mistakes, and the easiest to correct. Short-cooked meat stock is high in the amino...

Low Histamine GAPS Diet

Low Histamine GAPS Diet

There’s a belief floating around the internet that you can’t do the GAPS Diet if you’re experiencing histamine intolerance or mast cell activation disorder (MCAD). The truth is that other nutritional plans address histamine by showing you how to avoid it in foods. The...

The No-plant GAPS Diet for SIBO

The No-plant GAPS Diet for SIBO

The problem with most SIBO treatments is that they aim to starve out or kill an overgrowth without healing the gut and the enteric nervous system, which are crucial in overcoming SIBO long-term. To address this I’ve always recommended a Low-FODMAPS version of the GAPS...

Welcome! I’m Jennifer, Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Certified GAPS Practitioner.

I like to share with my clients as I go, and I am not claiming to be some know-it-all guru.

I’m learning so much every day about health, wellbeing, and happiness, and this is where you will find the subjects I’m pondering and ideas I’m exploring.

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