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First 7 days on the GAPS Intro Diet: my personal reflections

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in GAPS Diet, GAPS Intro Stage 1, GAPS Intro Stage 2 | 0 comments

One of the things I’ve read about (and noticed in my own patients) is that children can heal very rapidly on this diet while adults take longer. That being said, I noticed some changes for the positive in my own health on the first 7 days of GAPS Intro. Positive changes: Chronically dry eyes (secondary to inflammation issues) have dramatically improved. It is SO nice to read and not have painful eyes afterwards! Stiff/sore joints in the morning are much improved. Chronic gut pain has improved dramatically. I am also enjoying clearer...

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GAPS Intro Stage 1 Reflections & a recipe for Tangy Shrimp, Mushroom and Vegetable Soup

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in GAPS Diet, GAPS Intro Stage 1, GAPS Stage 1 recipes, Recipes | 0 comments

As I am blessed to not have severe gut issues such as the ones that Dr Campbell McBride talks about here, I did Stage 1 for three days and (quite happily) moved on. On the first day I found that drinking about a quart of chicken broth and another quart of mint tea as well as pretty much only eating really broth-y chicken soup led to lots of peeing. Of course this makes perfect sense, but it wasn’t what I was used to. The fact that I ate -only- chicken soup was a mistake, I think. Just because you are limited to only a few foods...

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Stage I of GAPS Intro

Posted by on Jan 5, 2013 in GAPS Diet, GAPS Intro Stage 1 | 0 comments

I started the GAPS Intro on January 2nd, 2013. You can read more about GAPS here. I’ve been doing some pretty significant research and have come up with the following list for what is allowed on the 1st stage of the Intro (there are 6 stages to the Intro- I am planning on doing a few days on each stage unless I start seeing signs I need to stay where I am). I won’t lie, the first stage of the Introduction is plain; lots of soups and broths. That’s about it. To be added to broth/soups: Whey from homemade yogurt (as long as...

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What is GAPS?

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in GAPS Diet | 0 comments

What is GAPS? GAPS stands for Gut and Psychology Syndrome and it is the work of Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride. She based it on the SCD or Specific Carbohydrate Diet and her original intent with the diet and the protocols was to recover her son from Autism, which she has done with great results! The main idea is that modern living has made almost everyone’s gut ‘leaky’, where larger than normal proteins can go across the intestinal wall and cause issues in the body. Another major issue in modern living is that many of us have...

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Episode 1 of: How to Live a more Healthy Life (Exercise: What is it good for?)

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in Cancer, Cardiovascular Health, Exercise, Frugal Living | 0 comments

Episode 1 of: How to Live a more Healthy Life (Exercise: What is it good for?)

So there are some very interesting studies being done out there about what exercise can do for us. Let’s explore this a bit: there is a study that has found that inactivity is as harmful as smoking and can lead to things like breast and colon cancer, heart disease and type two Diabetes.   While there are several differing opinions on how -much- exercise is needed (anywhere from 15 minutes five times a week to 19 hours of exercise a week) there is something that we can agree on: most people in developed countries aren’t getting...

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Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in Introduction | 0 comments

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Greetings and Salutations

Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in Introduction | 0 comments

Hello! I am so pleased you have joined me here at doctorcorinne.com. I am a licensed naturopathic doctor and I graduated from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA. I am also a licensed massage therapist and I am working on becoming a registered herbalist as well. For those of you who may not know what a naturopath is I suggest reading this article from the Huffington Post by one of my colleagues. In a nutshell, Naturopathic medicine is focused on bringing each person to wellness and helping them maintain that wellness throughout their lives. We...

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