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Histamines and Digestive Health

Source: Sheila Shea’s June 2017 newsletter.

Histamine: Such a Hot Topic!

Histamine is a neurotransmitter produced by pathogenic bacteria in the gut. Normally, histamine is broken down naturally by an enzyme diamine oxidase. However, many people are bankrupt of that enzyme, do not break down histamine and hence get the symptoms. Two biggies are pruritis or skin itching and urticaria or hives. Everyone knows the skin itchy one. Add to the list migraines, low blood pressure, mood change, menstrual issues, vertigo, and dizziness. You have to change your microbiome to decrease the histamine releasing pathogens and increase and balance the positive bacteria and fungi.

Coffee Enemas for Detoxification on the GAPS Diet

Coffee Enemas for Detoxification on the GAPS Diet

Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride recommends using enemas especially during the initial stages of the GAPS diet to assist with detoxification especially if you are having a lot of die-off symptoms. Enemas are very safe and extremely helpful for reducing toxic load in the body, relieving constipati ...

Gut bacteria never before discovered in humans

Gut bacteria never before discovered in humans

In this video Nora Gedgaudas discusses intestinal bacteria, including new kinds never before seen in humans. Filmed @ Paleo FX Austin. Gedgaudas talks here about SIBO (Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) which is very common in people with gluten sensitivity and is thought to be connected ...

HD 210 – Wild ‘n Raw Blackberry-Cardamom Ice Cream

HD 210 – Wild ‘n Raw Blackberry-Cardamom Ice Cream

Recipe for Wild 'n Raw Blackberry-Cardamom Ice Cream. Make this recipe with yogurt for a probiotic-rich delight! About four years ago we started a video project called Mouth of Babes. The show features Ruthie, a pregnant mama and her 2 year old son Mikko, cooking nutrient dense foods, followi ...

Healing Ulcerative Colitis with the GAPS Diet

Healing Ulcerative Colitis with the GAPS Diet

The following is reposted from Dr. Cowan's newsletter and is the testimonial of a patient of his who reversed his Ulcerative Colitis with the Gut and Psychology Syndrome diet. It just goes to show that the healing power of food and right eating is substantial. From Dr. Cowan: The GAPS (Gu ...

Grain-Free Recipe Cards for GAPS, SCD and Paleo Diets

Grain-Free Recipe Cards for GAPS, SCD and Paleo Diets

Click Here To Buy Hella Delicious Grain-Free Recipe Cards Beautiful collection of six unique grain-free, gluten-free and refined-sugar-free recipes from www.helladelicious.com. These simple recipes are suitable for the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet, the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, the Pale ...

Wild Honey Bees are Full of Healthy Lactic Acid Bacteria

Wild Honey Bees are Full of Healthy Lactic Acid Bacteria

I picked this article up from Organic Connections, the University of Lund has just made some amazing discoveries about bees and their gut flora. The prevalence of antibiotics throughout our environment are destroying their vital diversity. The Burmese have a traditional folk remedy using wild fo ...

Raw almonds must be treated, federal judge rules

Raw almonds must be treated, federal judge rules

All the good stuff is under attack. Being on the GAPS diet we eat a lot of almonds, in fact I just finished making almond-cashew and honey cookies tonight. If anyone has a good source of almonds please let me know! Raw almonds must be treated, federal judge rules By Michael Doyle WASHIN ...

Raspberry and Rosehip Syrup

Raspberry and Rosehip Syrup

I have recently found that I love having fruit syrups on hand to make a variety of fermented foods with. They are useful to add into coconut water kefir or kombucha for a delightful second ferment. They also make a great syrup to pour over a bowl of yogurt and nuts, or just as a syrup for pancakes, ...

Coconut Water Kefir

Coconut Water Kefir

I have just finished making a raspberry-vanilla-honey syrup to use in my second ferment of coconut water kefir. Since we are on the GAPS / SCD diets we have been finding every way possible to get more probiotics into our bodies. Coconut water kefir is a very delicious way to get extra probiotics as ...