When Antibiotics Are a Good Thing

We all know that antibiotics can save lives and that there are certain situations where they are truly helpful. We also know that overuse of antibiotics has encouraged the development of "super bugs" and can mess up our very important body flora. For someone who's been on the GAPS diet for several months trying to [...]

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Struggle and Success Saturday: Getting Ready for GAPS

Well, my progress of trying new recipes from Nourishing Traditions came at a standstill last fall, as I just go so busy. Fortunately, busy did not mean falling into old habits. We still have eaten very well, and I've been slowly moving my son and myself closer to a GAPS diet, which diet I realize I [...]

Gut and Psychology Syndrome

I probably first heard about the GAPS diet about a year ago or so. My friend Carrie had started on it, and I started hearing about it here and there on some blogs. I was really skeptical at first; prescription diets really put me off. By "prescription diet" I mean a diet that more or [...]