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Powerful Detox with GAPS or SCD Intro Diets

We’ve been on the GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome diet) / SCD (Specific Carbohydrate diet) for the past year and a half and have experienced incredible healing. My man used to have terrible asthma attacks that were degenerating into panic attacks in the months before we started the diet. I was having terrible digestive issues and since I have a poor liver from getting hepatitis A as a child my body was having a terrible time removing toxins. Despite being on the Weston A. Price diet and eating heaps of bone broths, I degenerated to having cyclical vomiting bouts every 7 – 10 days. Which seemed to be the only way my body was able to reduce my toxic overload.

A Year on the GAPS Diet

A Year on the GAPS Diet

I was recently looking at some of my first posts about the GAPS diet and realized...it's been a year! I can now see the light at the end of the tunnel. So let me see if I can manage to say something coherent about our experiences over this past year. I still feel that my gut needs to do some serious ...

GAPS Diet and Cancer

GAPS Diet and Cancer

The following is an article written by Thomas Cowan, MD. It is a long article, the whole thing can be read here. It goes through various methods that Dr. Cowan uses to treat cancer, one of these being the GAPS diet. This is a really interesting article and really turns what we have been taught about ...

A Favorite Lunch for the GAP Syndrome Diet

A Favorite Lunch for the GAP Syndrome Diet

For a wonderful well-rounded lunch or snack with nutrient dense chicken liver and lots of home-made fermented vegetables, try one of my favorites: Carrot, ginger, apple kefir smoothie to start. Technically it should be drank and digested at least half an hour before eating the delicious chicken liv ...

GAPS/SCD Full Moon Roundup

GAPS/SCD Full Moon Roundup

We have been on the GAP Syndrome diet for a year now. The improvements to our health, immunity, emotional stability and energy levels are remarkable. We owe a lot to Natasha Campbell McBride for her book Gut and Psychology Syndrome. As she says at the Wise Traditions 2010 UK conference, gut flora ar ...

Grain-Free Pecan Pie

Grain-Free Pecan Pie

This is quite simple to make and is a great SCD or GAPS pie for the Holiday Season. It is quite rich and sweet--very delicious! Pecans are very high in antioxidants so this pie is good for you too. Crust: 2/3 c raw cashew butter 1 1/2c chopped pecans 3 cardamom pods, seeds removed and grou ...

Smorgasbord Bruncheon

Smorgasbord Bruncheon

A few weeks ago, one of our many cousins was in town preparing to go on a journey. One of the places he was going was to the Way of St. James, which was written about by Paulo Coelho in The Pilgrimage. We decided to have him and a couple other people over for a special brunch to send him on an enlig ...

Six Months on the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet

Six Months on the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet

We began the GAPS diet (or enhanced Specific Carbohydrate Diet) in February, so we have now been on it for more than six months. The difference is remarkable. I have sent in for another hair analysis so I can compare the result with the test I did last November. All of our conditions have not comple ...

GAPS / SCD Diet, Cancer and Fungus

GAPS / SCD Diet, Cancer and Fungus

A big thanks to everyone for their kind words of support over the past week or so since we found out that my mother has cancer in her pancreas. :-( Sorry I haven't been communicating this last week, we got the news and then had to get our taxes done, which was a bit pain in the neck. We are also tak ...

Natural Diet – Masanobu Fukuoka

Natural Diet – Masanobu Fukuoka

The One-Straw Revolution is Masanobu Fukuoka's manifesto about natural food and farming. It is a collection of short essays that were translated from Japanese. Masanobu was trained as a scientist, but rejected modern agribusiness and centuries of agriculture lore. He perfected what he called the ...