#59 – Alison & Rob’s Personal Experience with GAPS

Have you ever thought the GAPS protocol might be for you? Are you considering trying it, or you’ve just heard about it and wonder how it fits into a healing journey? Are you struggling to bring grains into your diet without digestive issues, or wondering what you can do to replenish a gut system damaged by antibiotics? This is the episode for you.

We’ve had conversations with so many of you about GAPS, the Gut and Psychology Syndrome diet created by Dr Natasha Campbell McBride, so it is time to share Alison’s story.

Alison, along with her husband, Rob, and their then almost 2-year-old son, followed the GAPS protocol for over 2 years. In this episode they open the door on that time and share their personal experience – why they embarked on GAPS, how they organised their kitchen, their practical routines, what they found challenging, what results they experienced, how they transitioned off GAPS and how their healing has moved on since then.

With characteristic dry humour from Rob, witty repartee from Alison and of course an appearance of the famous squash pancakes, this episode is both entertaining and highly informative with a strong message of hope and solidarity for everyone working to find healing.

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What we cover:

  • Brief intro into GAPS and it’s parentage
  • Why Alison & Rob embarked on GAPS
  • How they organised their kitchen
  • Their practical GAPS routines
  • What was most challenging about GAPS
  • The results they experienced with GAPS
  • Transitioning off the diet
  • How their healing has moved on since

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Episode #37 – A Peek into Alison & Rob’s Ancestral Lifestyle

Gaps and Psychology Syndrome – Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride

The Heal Your Gut cookbook – Hilary Boynton

Breaking the Vicious Cycle – Eliane Gottschall

The Management of Celiac Disease – Dr Sidney Haas

Thank you for listening – we’d love to continue the conversation.

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