Thursday, January 17, 2013

GAPS Diet with Fermented Vegetables, Homemade Yogurt, Animal Fat

"Beneficial digestive flora is the key to health, she says – a primary source of immunity, vitamins, neurotransmitters and even genetic material. But antibiotics, birth control pills, poor diet, chemical abuse, pollution, stress, food intolerances and infections can disturb that flora. Without the proper defenses, toxins leak from the gut to the bloodstream, and people become vulnerable to all sorts of illnesses.

Local naturopath promotes a GAPS diet based on fermented vegetables, homemade yogurt and gobs of animal fat.