Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet (GAPS) is an adaptation of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD). The GAPS Diet expands upon the SCD and incorporates three main areas which help with healing gut and psychological problems. The three main areas are diet, supplements, and detoxification. The diet is based on consuming fermented foods, oils, natural fats, meats, and fresh vegetables as well as eliminating all dairy. GAPS Diet includes taking supplements like Vitamin A, probiotics, omega-3’s, digestive enzymes, and other vitamins and minerals. The last and most important component is detoxification through juicing.
Autism Diet: Donna Gates and Dr. Campbell-McBride
Description: In this six minute video Donna Gates, author of "The Body Ecology Diet" and Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, author of "Gut and Psychology Syndrome" talk about the importance of the gut with regards to autism.
Dr. Mercola and GAPS Diet
Description: This site gives a comprehensive explanation of how the gut brain connection interacts with your child’s health, the importance of the gut flora and how a toxic gut affects the brain.
THE GAPS DIET.com
Description: This site supports digestive healing following the GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome) diet created by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride.
GAPS Diet and Protocol
Description: This site provides a brief explanation about the importance of the GAPS diet including recipes and shopping suggestions to make implementing the diet much easier for parents.
Description: The Honest Body website features recipes, classes, and information on the GAPS™ dietary protocol for families and individuals. Curated by Certified GAPS™ Practitioner, Melanie Christner, mother of four, who did the GAPS Protocol for her own family's health.
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Forum/Blog Name: Heal the GAPS
Description: This is a local support group based out of the Toledo Area that is dedicated to healing the digestive tract with the help of Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride's Gut & Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) program. Please feel free to ask questions, share GAPS recipes, personal experiences, and suggestions.
Forum/Blog Name: GAPSDiet
Description: This is a support group for the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet. This group is for those following the diet as outlined by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride.
Forum/Blog Name: GAPS Diet for Autism
Description: This groups is specially focused on the GAPS Diet for Autism.
Forum/Blog Name: GAPS Diet for Families
Description: We are just starting our family on the GAPS intro diet and would like to talk with other people going through this same transition. Join us if you have started or are considering GAPS Diet for your family.