The Elimination Diet for Gut Disorders, Food Allergies & Intolerances

Elimination Diet

For anyone who is experiencing a myriad of unexplained symptoms and may suspect or already know that it is related to your gut, then beginning an elimination diet is key to finding the answers you are searching for as well as a great place to start, even before you see a doctor! I have found the GAPS Diet to be a wonderful place to start. The GAPS Diet is based on the book, Gut and … Continue reading

GAPS Food Preparation: 6 Time-Saving Tips For The Introduction Diet

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Ever since I have begun the GAPS Diet I’ve spent a considerable amount of time chopping vegetables, cleaning and cooking, which is why I am writing a post on food preparation. I have made my life so much easier by reserving a few days to be dedicated to cleaning and chopping vegetables, a day dedicated to cooking stock and broth, and so on. Here are a few tips about how to … Continue reading

Grass Fed Beef Bone Broth Update

Beef Bone Broth

I have already posted a recipe for beef bone broth, however I made it again today and it turned out a little different. It’s quite a bit darker this go around which made for nicer photos, so of course I wanted to post them! It is up to your own preferences how you want your broth to turn out. As you cook it you will figure out how you like … Continue reading

Quest to Health: The GAPS Diet

GAPS Diet

As I previously mentioned in my last post, I have been reading up on the GAPS diet, which I am going to begin this month. I am so excited about it that I have decided to update my journal to keep with my new diet! I will be following the diet from the very beginning, which is called the Introduction Diet. The GAPS Guide recommends taking about a month to prepare, … Continue reading

Is the Paleo Diet safe for a Gluten Free Lifestyle?

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“The Paleo Diet, the world’s healthiest diet, is based on the simple understanding that the best human diet is the one to which we are best genetically adapted. It is supported by documented scientific evidence and by real-life improvements, even triumphs, of people winning their personal health battles.” -thepaleodiet.com How does it work? According to their website, The Paleo Diet mimics the types of foods every single person on the … Continue reading

The Lemonade Diet: Can it improve your Digestive System?

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The Lemonade Diet is a part of The Master Cleanse, during which you consume only a lemonade-like drink consisting of fresh lemon juice, molasses or dark maple syrup, and cayenne pepper. From what I’ve heard, this lemonade-like drink is known to shed pounds, but only when consumed on it’s own for several consecutive days. The downside to this is, every single person I know who has ever tried it instantly … Continue reading