Fermented foods have been around for thousands of years. They contain beneficial bacteria that can keep our gut flora healthy. It was through the use of fermented foods that our current love affair with probiotic supplements has come from. Back in 1907, Russian scientist Metchnikoff noted the health benefits of fermented milk. He said that the lactic […]
It’s easy to be overcome with enthusiasm after reading all the success stories of people who have used the GAPS protocol to reclaim their mental and physical health. I have worked with hundreds of GAPS clients since training with Dr Natasha Campbell McBride in 2012. In this time I have seen many people struggle in […]
Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) is a nutritional protocol initially created to help people with autism, depression, mental illness and auto immune disorders.
GAPS is a nutritional protocol devised by Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride in the 1998 based on her clinical work with individuals with autism. She found that many of her patients with autism also […]
If you’ve heard of Gut and Psychology Syndrome (Gaps), then you’ve probably heard about the Introduction Diet. Despite what the name suggests the Introduction Diet is not always the right place to start when beginning Gaps. The Introduction Diet or Gaps Intro is an intensive stage of the Gaps protocol and is used to accelerate gut […]
Are you following the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Protocol (Gaps)?
Are you ready for the Introduction Diet?
What is the Introduction Diet?
It is an intensive stage of the gaps protocol which is used to accelerate gut healing and improve progress. Despite it’s name, it doesn’t have to be done at the start of the protocol.
Who should do […]
Yes! Your diet could be making you anxious. Here are just three ways that can happen – but there are actually many more!
1. Unidentified food intolerances. Repeated exposure to foods your body reacts to causes an inflammatory cascade. Your body responds by releasing cortisol to counteract the response. Long-term cortisol release places massive demands on […]
Autism – more than psychological.
The use of special diets for autism is controversial. This is unfortunate as it can stop parents from discussing with others what a change of diet has done for their child. It also opens up the debate about the causes and environmental triggers of autism, a debate that some people are not willing […]