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Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

GAPS Stage One: Is the Controversial Gut Healing Protocol Right for You?

Back in 2014, I was considered stark raving bonkers for even contemplating GAPS. But this is 2019 my friends, gut health is all the rage. Here’s the lowdown on me: I’m rarely ill, take zero medication and am generally in good spirits (even on bugger all sleep). Read on for everything you need to know before embarking on The GAPS Diet.

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Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Water Kefir: Make Your Own Supply of Powerful Natural Probiotics

Water kefir grains (also known as Tibicos) are essentially tiny little SCOBYs. They are not grains, as in wheat, but in fact ancient grains. The microbes present in them work in symbiosis to create a stable culture. These grains are fed a sugar water solution (see recipe below). Once fermented they produce lactic acid, alcohol […]

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Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Gut Health: 3 Low Cost Ways to Get Natural Probiotics in Your Life

When I first embarked on the GAPS Diet in 2014, gut health was still considered a little bit woo. Nowadays it’s becoming mainstream, and was recently discussed on the BBC program Trust Me I’m A Doctor. On the show, home fermented foods came out winning as a method of promoting gut health. Why you might […]

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Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Why I am Considering the GAPS Intro Diet for my 6yo Autistic Daughter

In Spring 2014 I embarked on the all natural auto-immune healing diet GAPS, which is an acronym for Gut and Psychology Syndrome. It consists of three stages, the first being a six step introduction diet; the second stage is Full GAPS – a Paleo-style grain free, refined sugar free, commercial dairy free diet; the third stage […]

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