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Healing with the GAPS Diet – Intro Recap

We are finished with GAPS Intro (follow our journey here) and have been for some time, I just couldn’t find the time to sit down for this recap. When we officially finished Intro I was so put off by how little I personally accomplished on the diet, that I went on a binge fest –…

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An Introduction to Healing with the GAPS Diet (Day 44)

I’m really not sure where to begin as it’s now been one month since my last update and a lot has happened. To follow along on our GAPS journey, visit this page. Updates: Tristan and I are both in stage 4. This diet has become all-consuming – I literally eat, sleep, and breath this diet.…

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An INTRO to Healing with the GAPS diet (Day 15)

So, we’ve survived the first 15 days of the GAPS intro. Tristan is in stage 3. I am in stage 2 still. You can read more about why we’re trying the GAPS diet to attempt to heal my son’s body of allergies, asthma, and eczema here. And you can follow along with our GAPS Intro…

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Healing with the GAPS Diet – INTRO (Day 1)

So, I’ve heard about the GAPS diet (Gut & Psychology Syndrome) for several years now. People that have followed it claim they’ve cured many of their and their children’s chronic ailments and diseases, usually of the autoimmune family. Yes, I said CURED. I knew when first hearing about the GAPS diet, that we just weren’t…

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Are Escalating Food Sensitivities Hampering Your Life? A GAPS Story

You’ve read some of our updates on the GAPS diet, so for another perspective here is another story from a Certified GAPS Practitioner about her patient’s journey to healing. While the patient has seen improvements, she remains on the diet in hopes of one day being completely healed. Only time will tell how it will…

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How to Treat Scaly Eczema

By Laura Dolgy (bio below) If you’ve ever experienced extremely thick, dry skin that resembles a “crocodile” feel to it, then this post is for you. This week, we’re sharing our top recommendations for treating scaly eczema. The first step in treating your scaly eczema is using a proper natural cream or balm that can…

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Making the Switch: Becoming Vegan to Relieve Your Eczema

Although we often discuss several tips and resources for healing eczema, one of the most important things we touch on again and again is that inflammation usually cannot be 100% cured until we heal from the inside out. Sometimes this means conducting an elimination diet, and other times it’s about changing your entire diet. We’ve discussed…

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Start Here

Hi, I’m Jennifer, a mother who went through so many trials and errors trying to heal my son’s eczema and it was so unbelievably difficult. I learned a lot along the way and I want to share our experiences with you in the hope that it can help you in some small way or better yet that…

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ALCAT and Food Intolerance Testing

Like with the GAPS diet, I’ve known about food intolerance testing for a long time, but have waited to try everything else before submitting to testing. Why? Because its expensive! Really expensive. And it’s not covered by insurance – at least not in the US or Canada. But over the years we’ve done multiple elimination diets, seen conventional…

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A Sneak Peak at My Cookbook Collection

If you’re new to the world of Allergy Free or Processed Free foods or even if you’re not, you may find it really overwhelming to find good recipes. I’ll let you in on a few of the weapons in my cookbook arsenal.

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How Healthy is Dairy? Tips to Cut it Out

It’s no secret that dairy can cause inflammation in the body, which can trigger eczema, chronic ear infections, asthma, and a host of other health conditions. Do a quick search and you’ll find article after article about how milk, yogurt, and cheese have all played havoc on our bodies. You can read here about my friend…

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Ear Infections: A Homeopathic Remedy

You may think ear infections are a bit off topic from our usual allergy/eczema/asthma posts, but it isn’t so. Both excessive ear wax and ear infections, and related conditions, have often been linked to sensitivities to dairy most commonly, but other foods as well. Dairy is a common culprit because it is known to cause…

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