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The GAPS Intro Diet – Yep, I’m On It

…(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 the premise that a healthy balan…

Eating Traditional Foods and the Blood Type Diet

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

…fort 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.) Secon…

GAPS Intro Update – Why I Am Starting Over

…ve of my decision to forgo medications and steroids but had his doubts that GAPS would really be the cure-all that I needed considering the severity of my ulcerative colitis. At the end of August, I entered into Stage 5 of the GAPS Intro diet. I decided that it was time to introduce dairy, mainly be…

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)

…e routinely obsesses over their weight and are trying to find the next best diet to lose weight. Don’t get all high and mighty on me now and start thinking to yourself “how dare she attempt to call me out about how I see myself! I don’t try every diet on the market and I certainly don…

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…

Traditional Diets – Q&A Session Part 1

…al 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 preparin…

Confessions of a Former Vegetarian

Confessions of a Former Vegetarian

…healthy vegetarian. In fact, I think that you can even follow a traditional diet and be a real foodie to some degree. I will venture to say that you can even follow many of the tenants of the GAPS diet if you are willing to stretch yourself a bit. I actually have a draft sitting, waiting which discu…

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

…nomies of Kale Banana Walnut Muffins Made With Coconut Flour by Starlene at GAPS Diet Journey Photo Credit: GAPS Diet Journey Bean Fudge Gone Wild by me, Jennifer, at Hybrid Rasta Mama Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever by Tiffany at Don’t Waste The Crumbs Cherry Coconut Popsicles by Lydia from…

Giveaway – Best of the Grain Free Meal Plans Cookbook from Health, Home, and Happiness (Worldwide: 05/19)

…plans, Cara offers What Can I Eat Now? 30 Days of recipes and tips for the GAPS™ Intro Diet Ebook. This Ebook was a complete lifesaver for me as I embarked upon the GAPS journey to heal my ulcerative colitis. Seriously, it took care of ALL of the meal planning for the 30 days I was on the Intro die…

An Update On My Gut Health and How YOU Can Heal Your Gut Through Liver and Lymph Support

An Update On My Gut Health and How YOU Can Heal Your Gut Through Liver and Lymph Support: HybridRastaMama.com

…t eyes, less pain and inflammation and even smoother digestion. Detoxifying diets like the Whole30, GAPS & GAPS Intro, SCD and the Paleo Autoimmune protocol are some options if you want to detoxify daily and continue to resolve gut issues. Spend 3 months really cleaning up your diet, getting you…

Dogs Going Vegan

Dogs Going Vegan: HybridRastaMama.com

…ry to keep my clients educated about the benefits of feeding a high-quality diet. That being said, I am not an animal dietician, and I am constantly learning. Eager faces as I’m scooping their homemade vegan food into their bowls. As an aspiring vegan, I was particularly interested in the vega…

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

…ve 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 f…

A Holistic Approach To Cancer

A Holistic Approach To Cancer: HybirdRastaMama.com

…ty suggested that he would start a pediatric patient on a Strict Ketogenic diet ASAP. Here are two additional links to information on the Ketogenic diet: Medical News Today and Carbohydrates and Cancer . Another wonderful resource can be found at the Gerson Institute . My grandfather actually foll…

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

…a 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…

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

…ving 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. Serious…