GAPS Nutritional Protocol
For chronic degenerative conditions, both physical and mental, including autoimmune disease, asthma, eczema, allergies, fatigue, arthritis, chronic infections, neurological and endocrine disorders, digestive disorders, learning disabilities, mental illness, epilepsy, eating disorders and more.
GAPS Nutritional Protocol has been first described in 2004 in Dr N Campbell-McBride’s book Gut And Psychology Syndrome. Since then GAPS has become a global phenomenon. People all over the world follow the GAPS Nutritional Protocol to heal their children and themselves from a long list of chronic health problems, physical and mental. The first GAPS book (Gut And Psychology Syndrome) has been translated into 23 languages and more translations are on the way. You will find the full list of translations here. The second GAPS book (Gut And Physiology Syndrome) came out in 2020 and completed the GAPS concept.
GAPS Nutritional Protocol
Katrina, recovered from Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis
What does this protocol involve?
1. GAPS Diet. GAPS conditions originate in the digestive system.
This system is a long tube; what you fill that tube with has a direct effect on its well-being. That is why the diet is the most important and the number one treatment.
3. Detoxification and life-style changes.
A human body has an incredible ability to heal itself, given the right help! If a tree gets ill, before attending to its leaves and branches, we must attend to its roots first. The roots of our health are in our digestive system, so that is where we must start to allow the body to heal all its ‘branches and leaves’. Once your digestive system starts working properly, you will be amazed how quickly your symptoms, far removed from the gut, start melting away: your joints and muscles stop hurting, hormonal problems go away, your skin clears, your energy comes back, you start sleeping well, your memory and ability to concentrate improve, you find long-lost stamina to accomplish your daily tasks, your constant colds become a thing of the past, your asthma disappears, you realise by the middle of summer that you had no hay fever this year, your headaches go away, your chronic cystitis vanishes, etc., etc. All the symptoms, which you have never connected with the state of your digestive system, on their way out will tell you that you have done the right thing in healing your gut! No matter what chronic illness you are dealing with (physical or mental), to lay a solid foundation for your recovery follow the GAPS Nutritional Protocol first.