Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 5 & 6 Recap

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Weeks 5 & 6 Recap

The Nutrition Self-Experiment continues with the first 2 weeks of reintroductions going fairly well. I was able to reintroduce a few foods as well as a probiotic supplement without any major setbacks.  Traveling put a little sidestep in my general plan, but I was able to get right back on track.  Keep reading to hear …

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Eggs are Better when they're Pasture Raised

Eggs are Better when they’re Pasture Raised

Eggs are Better when they’re Pasture Raised Let’s face it, not all eggs are created equal!  Do you ever find yourself dazed and confused standing in front of the dozens of eggs at the grocery store?  Cage-Free, Free-Range, Natural, Omega-3, Farm Fresh, Organic, there are so many!  How is anyone supposed to remember if Cage-Free …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 4 Recap

My 4 Week Elimination Phase is complete!  Wow! That went by fast!  (Technically, I’m going to continue for 2 more days for a full 30-day elimination.)  Today I discuss the cost of “healthcare”, symptom updates, and my plan for going into Week 5 with reintroductions! The process for reintroductions will be slow as I transition …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment_ Week 3 Recap

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 3 Recap

Just like that, I’m already done with Week 3 of the Elimination Phase of my Nutrition Self-Experiment!  If you’ve been following along, you know that I am planning on doing a full 30 days, which means I’m almost there!  Week 3 was a really good progress week.  The shifts in my health are becoming much …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 2 Recap

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 2 Recap

It is hard to believe I’m already halfway thru the Elimination phase of my Nutrition Self-Experiment!  Week 2 had a lot of highlights and a couple of rough patches as my body is adapting.  You can read more about this below in the Elimination Week 2 Recap. After some experience working with my ‘YES’ Foods …

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I'm Going Gluten-Free

I’m Going Gluten-Free

I’m Going Gluten-Free Gluten-free is no longer a fad.  More people are becoming aware of the damage that gluten can cause to the gut and the correlation between physical symptoms and gluten intolerance or celiac disease.  Many people are also finding that they just feel better when they don’t eat gluten.  I’m certainly one of …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 1 Recap

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 1 Recap

The first week of the Elimination Phase of my Nutrition Self-Experiment is done!  Whew!  I had a bit of a rocky start that transitioned into a much more manageable week by Day 7.  You can read more about this below in the Elimination Week 1 Recap.  I’m pleased with the way the experiment is going, …

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Sun Basket Review

Sun Basket Review: Adventurous Real Food Cooking

Not too long ago I had never really imagined myself as being the kind of person who would be into the whole meal delivery service type of thing.  I enjoy grocery shopping and planning out meals and the flexibility that comes with listening to what my body wants.  That was until this past week when …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment_MealPlan

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Meal Plan

Day 1 of my Nutrition Self-Experiment is just around the corner!  Today marks one week until I begin the elimination phase! This past week has consisted of more preparation and planning so that I feel prepared and ready to tackle the challenge of this elimination diet.  Specifically, I’ve been crafting a meal plan for the …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment: Prep

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Preparation

Last week I introduced my upcoming Nutrition Self-Experiment plan that will consist of addressing leaky gut by following a gut-irritant elimination period based on a combination of the Paleo framework, the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP), and Low FODMAP foods.  Check out last week’s introduction post if you missed it to read more about the purpose, hypothesis, …

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