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The GAPS Intro Diet – Yep, I’m On It

…“All diseases begin in the gut” (Hippocrates, 460-370 BC) I hate the word “diet” especially in relation to GAPS. You see, GAPS is not a diet per say. It is healing through nutrition. GAPS is an acronym for “Gut and Psychology Syndrome”. The GAPS diet is best described as follows: “GAPS is based on t…

Eating Traditional Foods and the Blood Type Diet

Eating Traditional Foods and the Blood Type Diet: HybridRastaMama.com

…ort to restore my gut to its best possible health, I am undertaking a huge dietary change known as the GAPS diet. The diet is based on research done by Natasha Campbell McBride and has been met with huge success. (Stay tuned for next week’s post discussing the GAPS diet in more detail.) Second…

Traditional Diets – Q&A Session Part 1

…l Parents Network (NPN) which offers a brief introduction into Traditional Diets. For those of you who have been following my blog, you have read or at least seen that I have three posts up discussing the tenants of a Traditional Diet as well as my own personal journey making the switch to preparing…

GAPS Intro Update – Why I Am Starting Over

For those of you following along, you know that I embarked upon the GAPS Intro Diet in early August. Things were slow going, but nonetheless I was seeing an improvement in my overall gut health and the severity of my ulcerative colitis symptoms. This was a huge relief as my gastroentonologist was s…

Dogs Going Vegan

Dogs Going Vegan: HybridRastaMama.com

As a professional pet sitter, I see a wide variety of canine diets. A big part of my job is to maintain the established routine for the pets in my care as best I can, so whatever they eat on a regular basis is what they eat when I’m feeding them. I don’t judge–well, mostly I don’t…

The GAPS Intro Diet – 2 Week Update

I have officially been on the GAPS Intro Diet for 2 weeks and one day. Whew!!!! What a journey thus far. The GAPS Intro is hardcore. I thought that I was mentally prepared for the rigors of such a huge detoxification but this completely knocked me for a loop. However, it is completely worth it. As…

Confession: My Diet Wasn’t Nutrient Dense When I First Started Breastfeeding But I Still Had A Healthy Baby

Confession - My Diet Wasn't Nutrient Dense When I First Started Breastfeeding But I Still Had A Healthy Baby

…woman should ONLY breastfeed IF she is eating the perfect, nutrient dense diet as outlined by the WAPF. There is no other way to say this, so I am going for it. THIS PISSED ME THE HECK OFF! Now I am ALL FOR mothers eating the most nutrient dense diet that they can afford and that they have access t…

My Eyes Are Wide Open; A Series About My Journey To Better Health Through A Nourishing, Traditional, Real Food Diet (Part 1 – Background Information and The Basics)

So right away I am sure that the word “diet” stuck out like a sore thumb in my blog title. Most body image conscious woman (I have yet to meet one who is not) out there routinely obsesses over their weight and are trying to find the next best diet to lose weight. Don’t get all high and mighty…

Blogiversary Giveaway # 4 – GAPS Intro Ebook from Health, Home, Happiness {09/08 Worldwide}

…ing away a copy of What Can I Eat Now? 30 Days of recipes and tips for the GAPS™ Intro Diet. This giveaway is posted at Becoming Crunchy and Hybrid Rasta Mama. YOU MAY ONLY ENTER ON ONE SITE!   This Ebook has been a complete lifesaver for me (Jennifer) as I embarked upon this GAPS journey. Seriousl…

Jump Start Your Health With Coconut Oil (A Round Up of Over 80 Coconut Oil Recipes Plus Over 30 Informational Posts)

Jump Start Your Health With Coconut Oil (A Round Up of All Things Coconut Oil) : HybridRastaMama.com

…Main Dish Recipes Featuring Coconut Oil Chicken Stir Fry by Starlene at GAPS Diet Journey Easy Baked Chicken Nuggets by Adrienne of Whole New Mom Finger Lickin’ Honey Curry Chicken by Liz at Food Your Body Will Thank You For Healthy Chicken Salad – aka “Seed Salad” by Tiff…

Breastfeeding and Diet: Does it Really Matter?

Breastfeeding and Diet Does it Really Matter?: HybridRastaMama.com

Yes, Diet Does Matter “Breastfeeding mothers do not need to worry about their diets. As long as they are getting enough calories, their milk will be fine.” I hear this too often and it gets my hackles up. I was advised not to worry too much about what I ate and that my diet just needed…

Healing Naturally – My Journey Towards Better Health (October 2012)

…e colitis (UC) since May 2011 and despite my best efforts through eating a GAPS diet, the UC was only getting worse. To be frank – I was getting to the point that leaving the house was risky and stressful. I really could not afford to be far from a bathroom. Like, 2 seconds away was sometimes too fa…

Don’t Call Me Betty Crocker

Don't Call Me Betty Crocker

…ous relationships with and preparation of food. I grew up eating a healthy diet. But that isn’t all that impressive really because the 70’s and 80’s were still fairly healthy times. At least where I lived in Washington, there weren’t fast food restaurants on every corner and…

Feeding Cats A Diet of Whole Raw Foods

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…imals. If I knew then what I know now, I would have fed my cats an all raw diet from the get-go. Sure, with the amount of mouths I was feeding it would have been a lot of work but I guarantee that my cats would not have dealt with the health issues that ultimately led to their deaths. And no – not a…

Giveaway – One Gallon Bucket of Gold Label Coconut Oil AND A Copy Of My Ebook (04/09: US)

…ons.  They generously offered one reader a 32 ounce jar of their Gold Label Coconut Oil.  80 of you entered.  One of you won.  79 of you were pretty sad. Guess what?  Tropical Traditions, being the stellar company that they are, is offering one of you the chance to win…wai…


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