When people transition from one dietary lifestyle to another, the biggest concern is often 1. If their kids are going to eat any of the new foods and 2. If their kids are going to eat any of the new foods. Going from a Standard American Diet (SAD) to Gluten Free/Casein Free can be as challenging as going from Gluten Free/Casein Free to a grain free diet such as Paleo, GAPS or Specific … [Read more...] about What Am I Going to Feed My Kid?!?!
Nutrition and Recipes
Do you make Jicama a regular part of your diet? After learning about all of its nutritional benefits, you might just want to consider doing that! Jicama is one of the very low-calorie root vegetables; carrying only 35 calories per 100 g. However, its high-quality phyto-nutrition profile comprises of dietary fiber, and antioxidants, in addition to small proportions of minerals, and … [Read more...] about Jicama – It Does a Body Good
Many times when I talk to people about how important gut health is and how it impacts the brain, people will say they don’t have gut issues. And then they’ll go on and talk about achy joints, eczema, an inability to focus and pooping only every 2 days except when they drink milk and then they can’t get off the toilet. I hate to break this to you America, but most of you have … [Read more...] about How a Healthy Digestive System Works
In 2012, I decided my son needed to go on the GAPS Diet. I had learned about GAPS nearly two years prior to this decision and had even read the book thinking I was going to do it. But it seemed sooooo overwhelming. No starches? No grains? Broth? Ferments? I seriously thought the author, Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, was delusional to think that parents of kids on the spectrum and with food … [Read more...] about Our GAPS Diet Adventure