GAPS

I followed the GAPS diet for about 18 months.  My kids and husband ate GAPS for about 6 months.  It wasn’t a “cure-all,” but our day-to-day health and bodily functions definitely improved by eating this way.  We don’t follow GAPS exclusively anymore, but we definitely incorporate what we learned into our daily eating habits.  To say GAPS helped me identify food’s role in our family’s health and taught me about real food is the honest truth.

Keeping Trying

I Fell Off the Wagon
My Less-Than-Expert-Tips for Staying on the Wagon

A Friend’s Story (Actually a Friend of a Friend):

Part 1:  A Success Story In Using the GAPS Diet to Stop Absence Seizures!
Part 2:  A Success Story In Using the GAPS Diet to Stop Absence Seizures!
Part 3:  A Success Story in Using the GAPS Diet to Stop Absence Seizures!
Part 4:  A Success Story in Using the GAPS Diet to Stop Absence Seizures!

My Story:

One Year On Eating Real Food:  GAPS  (About 1 year on GAPS)
What GAPS/SCD Has Helped (Despite What it Hasn’t) (About 4-5 months on GAPS)
Eating Disorder:  Looking You in the Face, Part 1  (How GAPS helped me come to terms with a very old demon.)
Eating Disorder:  Looking You in the Face, Part 2 

Starting This is Overwhelming.
How Can I Possibly Do This?”
How Can I Help My Family Eat This Way?

I’m Confused, Too (Where do I start?  I read about GAPS and it just confused me.) (Long post on my personal transition to GAPS and how I went about starting GAPS)
Beginning…
Shopping for a Modified Diet
How to Promote Real Food to Kids
Be a Vegetable Cheerleader  (Helping kids eat vegetables)
I’ve Got 30 Minutes…Tops (Fast meals)
Stocking the Pantry (What I keep in my pantry now)
What I Like From US Wellness Meats
What to Feed the Houseguests
Eating Out
Should I Eat Organic?
What Should I Buy Organic?

What About Dietary Infringements for Kids on GAPS?

Sabotage (Will Illegal Foods Effect Your Kids and GAPS?)

How Are  All These Diets Similar or Different?

Comparing GAPS, SCD, Paleo, Primal, and Whole 30

Roadblocks We Found to Success and Health on GAPS and Similar Diets:

Routinely Not Feeling Well?  (Why GAPS might not be working for you, as written)
Bloating?  Check Out FODMAPS.
My List to Guide My Vegetable Choices on GAPS, Utilizing a Low FODMAP Approach (Approved Vegetable List)
Dairy Causes Some Kids to Have Constipation (Even Properly Prepared GAPS Dairy)
Non-Dairy, Whole Food Based Calcium Sources and The Bony Triad

Food and Recipes:

Grain-Free Breakfasts
To Eat is Good
I’ve Got 30 Minutes…Tops
“Don’t Chuck the Chicken” Broth (How to Make Chicken Broth)
Can I Cook With Olive Oil?
Collagen Conversations and Aitura, Racituri, and Aspic:  What good is all of this broth?
Great Liver Recipe, Not Lying

My Experience With Redoing the GAPS Introduction at about 1 year :

GAPS Intro
GAPS (Re) Intro
Twelve Thoughts fro Twelve Days of GAPS Intro
Random Thoughts From Day 19 of GAPS Introduction
Last Post of My GAPS Re-introduction (Concluded that, for me, GAPS did not increase my food intolerances)

Miscellaneous:

Probiotic Quiz
Teeth and Our Grain-Free, Whole Foods Diet
Mumbling Monday
A Doctor Visits the Doctor

As I Work Through Each Section of the Metametrix 2100 GI Profile:

How Many Medical Doctors Does It Take To Order A Metametrix Stool Test?
More on My Metametrix GI Function Profile Test (Miscellaneous Information)
Predominant Bacteria, Page 1 (Metametrix Test)
Pathogenic Bacteria, Page 2 (Metametrix Test)
Yeasts and Candida (Metametrix Test)
Parasites (Metametrix Test)
Adiposity Index
I also have a butyrate series that you may be interested in.

Why  Does Everybody Have to Feed My Kids?

Don’t Make Me Sick:  Raising Food Allergy Awareness
Poisoned at Church (Frustration with all the candy at church)
Poisoned at Church, Sequel (A letter requesting change)
The Sunday Scoop, Asking for Change in Church’s Snack Policy (6/30/13) (Response to letter)
Church Snack Policy Changed (8/30/13)

GAPS Humor

Today’s GAPS Checklist
Sound Familiar, Anyone?
Corn is a Grain

Constipation:

What’s Working (A Constipation Post)
Jordan and Steve (A Constipation Post) (10/17/12)

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