Tag: Experiment

Nutrition Self-Experiment_ Conclusion

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Conclusion

This weeks brings the conclusion of my Nutrition Self-Experiment. After much deliberation, I have decided to end my experiment earlier than anticipated. A week ago I left my ‘home base’ to embark on a 4 week road trip. I had hoped that when I planned the trip that I would continue with the experiment but …

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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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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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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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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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