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Bacteria

A Cure for Autism? Stacey Shepard, Licensed Acupuncturist, Certified GAPS practitioner

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Stacey Shepard, on The Nutrition heretic Podcast, GAPS

If you know someone with a child who is autistic, has ADD or behavioral disorders, make sure they listen to this show.  Our guest heretic, Stacey Shepard is an acupuncturist and Certified GAPS practitioner who has been been healing the underlying digestive disorders that contribute to these conditions and more.  In this show, we discuss the numerous causes behind poor gut health and why establishing a healthy microbiome is your best bet for completely reversing these conditions.

Stacey Shepard is a licensed practitioner of Classical Chinese Medicine.  She specializes in chronic and recalcitrant diseases, and she relies heavily upon Chinese herbs and dietary therapy throughout the healing process.  Stacey is also a Certified GAPS Practitioner, and she is continually amazed by the incredible healing powers of whole foods and natural medicine.  You can find her at Whooping Crane Integrative Medicine if you would like to discuss how GAPS can work for you.

Next week on the show, we continue the conversation with Ms. Shepard about how she healed digestive issues she didn’t even know she had using the GAPS protocol. We’ll also get more into her experience with using acupuncture and herbs to improve outcomes and how you can get in touch with her to help you along with your healing journey.  Don't miss it!

Highlights from today's episode:

5:58 ~ What does GAPS mean?

8:25 ~ What vaccines do to the intestinal wall

17:20 ~ Why fiber is sometimes the wrong prescription

21:20 ~ Other conditions that benefit from GAPS

22:50 ~ The dangers of going gluten free

34:55 ~ How herbs and acupuncture make GAPS easier Thanks for listening! Please share this episode to help spread the word. You can also subscribe to get updates about new episodes and get a copy of The Nutrition Heretic's S#IT List: 7 Health Food To Avoid Like The Plague in your inbox by clicking here.

How dirty is too dirty? Brett Finlay PhD., Author of Let Them Eat Dirt

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Brett Finlay chats on The Nutrition Heretic, Let Them Eat Dirt Any moron knows that processed foods don’t benefit our health, but today we go beyond the empty calories and lack of expiration dates to look at yet another way they actually harm you — by upsetting the balance of good and bad bacteria in the gut. From hand sanitizers to dirty births, we dive deep into the topic of microbiota with Brett Finlay, the author of Let Them Eat Dirt.

For more information about Brett Finlay, or the research he discussed, have a look around the Let Them Eat Dirt website or connect with him through Facebook, and Twitter.

Highlights from today's episode:

6:10 ~ Asthma, eczema, allergies and antibiotics — How degraded food quality leads to more disease.

11:55 ~ Explain the importance of a dirty birth.

14:57 ~ One easy way to lower your chance of Alzheimer's by 22-65%!

27:38 ~ How does the lack of dirt influence obesity?

32:20 ~ Eating sh*t to improve your health; Can we repoopulate our microbiota?

48:35 ~ How parents can distinguish a healthy level of dirty from just nasty.

Read more about the fascinating research of repoopulation, balancing microbiota in your child's body, and how to give your kids the best chance at a disease-free life:

Thanks for listening! Please share this episode to help spread the word. You can also subscribe to get updates about new episodes and get a copy of The Nutrition Heretic's S#IT List: 7 Health Food To Avoid Like The Plague in your inbox by clicking here.