Steps in the GAPS Diet

Steps in the GAPS Diet:  

Stage 1: Consume homemade bone broth, juices from probiotic foods and ginger, and drink mint or chamomile tea with honey between meals. People who are not dairy intolerant may eat unpasteurized, homemade yogurt or kefir.

Stage 2: Add in raw organic egg yolks, ghee and stews made with vegetables and meat or fish.

Stage 3: All previous foods plus avocado, fermented vegetables, GAPS-recipe pancakes and scrambled eggs made with ghee, duck fat or goose fat.

Stage 4: Add in grilled and roasted meats, cold-pressed olive oil, vegetable juice and GAPS-recipe bread.

Stage 5: Introduce cooked apple purée, raw vegetables starting with lettuce and peeled cucumber, fruit juice and small amounts of raw fruit, but no citrus.

Stage 6: Finally, introduce more raw fruit, including citrus.

That is from Helen West, RD in The GAPS Diet: An Evidence-Based Review at Authority Nutrition, Link here.

Note: We do not subscribe to the efficacy opinions and claims on Autism or other diseases in the above referenced article. That is the domain of the FDA; this blog is for informational and educational purposes only.

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