The True Co$t of the GAPS Diet

Whew! I finally did it! I can’t tell you how long I’ve been putting this off. Analyzing the cost of a functional doctor vs. a naturopath vs. doing GAPS perfectly + a GAPS practitioner is just NOT my idea of a good time!

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Passing Parasites on GAPS Naturally

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The scene is set: You’ve figured out how to do GAPS perfectly, and you are probably on GAPS Intro.  You consume at least 5 cups of meat stock per day, drink your probiotic brines to tolerance, get a lot of rest, do detox support on a daily basis, and you’ve gotten really comfortable with enemas.

 

That’s when foreign crazy stuff starts coming out your butt.  I know. Graphic.  And that’s what started happening to me over a year ago.  At first I thought I was dying.  Then I learned that they were parasites. 

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YEAST: it’s not just about sugar

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Learning what Candida was and the problems it caused was the first thing ever that made me go on a special diet.  The reality is that candida, or yeast, can be blamed for just about anything. Brain fog, chronic exhaustion, adrenal fatigue, hormone problems, leaky gut, digestive issues, food sensitivities, depression or anxiety, frequent UTIs, rashes, joint pain, you name it.  Everyone is SO WILLING to point the finger at yeast.  As in ‘it’s so evil, now we need to kill/ wage war on it or you wont get better.’  But honestly, that way of thinking is for noobs. 

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GAPS & Stress Part 2: Why Will Power has Nothing to Do with your Ability to Heal Yourself [Energy, Mood, Weight, & Cravings]

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So I have to preface this article by saying it contains the best kept secret known to humans. And this is because when you understand how your Blood Sugar literally controls your life, you’ll understand that there is nothing wrong with you as a person. All your ‘bad’ decisions, all the crappy food you’ve eaten [when trying not to], all the awful sh** you’ve said in the heat of the moment that you didn’t mean, it can all be explained by your blood sugar levels. 

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When You Feel like You are Not Healing Yourself on GAPS

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That moment of doubt when your symptoms don’t go away or start to get worse even though you may have been on GAPS for months at this point.  When you really start to wonder, “Is this even working?”

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GAPS & Human Design

The last few weeks I’ve written about what to do if you’re stuck on GAPS. Detox support being the first priority, and then following up with more pinpointed strategies to up level your GAPS game. 

 

But what if I told you it wasn’t just about the physical stuff?  What if healing yourself is not just about food, or detox, or meat stock?  Well it’s not. 

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Stuck on GAPS: 5 Ways to Uplevel + Escape a Plateau

If you are following the GAPS diet, implementing proper detox support, and still not seeing the results you want, it can be beyond soul-crushing. I have totally been there, and it’s hard to spend all that time, money, and effort just to have your health remain unstable.  Here are 5 things I emphasized on GAPS to finally get the healing that I desired + longed for. 

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