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GAPS Diet

From Mac & Cheese To Veggies, Please With Guest Heretic, Jennifer Scribner

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Jenn Scribner, End Picky Eating, Nutrition Heretic podcast

Jenn Scribner, End Picky Eating, Nutrition Heretic podcast

Welcome back to the second half of our interview with Jennifer Scribner, author of From Mac & Cheese to Veggies, Please: How to get your kid to eat new foods, end picky eating forever, and stay sane in the process!In the first half, we discussed Jennifer's own challenges as a picky adult and her top 3 strategies for getting kids eating.

In today's episode, I put her on the spot on how to use those strategies to get real food into some of the pickiest eaters I've known; including a boy who defiantly tried to starve himself instead of eating dinner, and another whose diet is little more than white bread, Cheerios, peanut butter and white rice with nothing on it.

If you missed the first half of this interview, you can catch it here.

Jennifer Scribner is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Restorative Wellness Practitioner, and Certified GAPS™ Practitioner. Her specialty is helping people learn and follow the GAPS Diet to address autism and complex digestive and autoimmune conditions.   She is one of the first Certified GAPS™ Practitioners trained by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride in September 2011.  Her other passions include her family, Hello Kitty, and plotting how she can move to Hawai'i.

If you’re new to the GAPS Diet, grab a copy of her simple explanation in the FREE e-book, The GAPS Diet in a Nutshell, on her website, Body Wisdom Nutrition.  You can also find Jenn on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterestand Instagram.

Great Resources From Jennifer Scribner:

Highlights from today's episode:

02:33 ~ What an extreme reaction to the diet could mean.

06:43 ~ Is it okay to 'sneak' healthy foods into a meal?

09:52 ~ Top tips for a child who eats nothing.

19:22 ~ Jenn's toughest case success story.

24:08 ~ Maintaining a nutritious lifestyle.

End Picky Eating Forever with Guest Heretic Jennifer Scribner

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Jenn Scribner, End Picky Eating, Nutrition Heretic podcast

Jenn Scribner, End Picky Eating, Nutrition Heretic podcast

What happens when you have a kid and then realize that diet has everything to do with their health and well-being? Improving your diet can be a challenge, but changing the diet of your picky eater can be torture…. until you hear today’s guest. Jennifer Scribner has been working with families affected by autism spectrum disorders. And in case you didn’t know, children on the spectrum (and many adults) are the fussiest eaters around. In her new book, From Mac & Cheese to Veggies, Please: How to get your kid to eat new foods, end picky eating forever, and stay sane in the process! she teaches parents how to navigate the turbulent waters of implementing a nutritious diet for children who refuse to eat anything but white flour and sugar. In this episode, she tells us why children get picky in the first place and her 3 top strategies that parents can use to turn that around.

Don't forget to listen to the second half of this interview when Jennifer is put to the test when Adrienne presents her with real life examples of some of the pickiest eaters she's known.

Jennifer Scribner is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Restorative Wellness Practitioner, and Certified GAPS™ Practitioner. Her specialty is helping people learn and follow the GAPS Diet to address autism and complex digestive and autoimmune conditions.   She is one of the first Certified GAPS™ Practitioners trained by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride in September 2011.  Her other passions include her family, Hello Kitty, and plotting how she can move to Hawaii.

If you’re new to the GAPS Diet, grab a copy of her simple explanation in the FREE e-book, The GAPS Diet in a Nutshell, on her website, Body Wisdom Nutrition.  You can also find Jenn on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterestand Instagram.

Great Resources From Jennifer Scribner:

Highlights from today's picky eating episode:

05:00 ~ How kids become picky eaters to begin with.

12:12 ~ Jenn's inspiration for writing From Mac & Cheese to Veggies, Please.

13:34 ~ The tools and attitudes that help parents successfully change their children's diets.

15:34 ~ Useful tips for changing to a healing diet when a child is is in the regular school system; how not to be sabotaged by teachers and other parents.

19:31 ~ How long it takes for children to turn around once they start.

23:58 ~ How to get kids involved and on-board for change.

Other links mentioned in this interview:

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Guest Heretic Jenn Scribner, GAPS Practitioner and owner of Body Wisdom Nutrition

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Jenn Scribner on the Nutrition Heretic podcast Despite offering a wide array of delicious foods to eat, many people find the GAPS Nutritional Protocol extremely challenging. I’m one of them. After going through the training and protocol herself, Jenn Scribner and a fellow GAPS practitioner teamed up to offer group GAPS coaching to help people stay on the diet with a low pressure approach. Listen in to find out how Jenn stuck to the protocol and how failing isn’t as easy as you might think.

Jennifer Scribner is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Restorative Wellness Practitioner, and Certified GAPS™ Practitioner. Her specialty is helping people learn and follow the GAPS Diet to address autism and complex digestive and autoimmune conditions.   She is one of the first Certified GAPS™ Practitioners trained by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride in September 2011.  Her other passions include her family, Hello Kitty, and plotting how she can move to Hawaii.

If you’re new to the GAPS Diet, grab a copy of her simple explanation in the FREE e-book, The GAPS Diet in a Nutshell, on her website, Body Wisdom Nutrition.  You can also find Jenn on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.

Highlights from today's episode on the GAPS Diet:

  • 03:56 ~ How is your program different than following the book?
  • 05:59 ~ Why did Adrienne find this diet so difficult?
  • 16:16 ~ How do you keep the diet interesting — especially in the beginning stages?
  • 22:25 ~ What was your journey to coaching people with the GAPS protocol?
  • 32:21 ~ Why is it OK to have fruit and even honey on this diet?
  • 60:50 ~ How can people keep from feeling imprisoned by their diet?
  • 41:56 ~ What is the most common way that most people fail?
  • 53:17 ~ How exercise fits into the GAPS diet.

Other links mentioned in this GAPS interview:

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Stacey Shepard: Chinese Medical Theory and GAPS Protocol Part II

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Stacey Shepard, on The Nutrition heretic Podcast, GAPS This week we continue talking with Stacey Shepard.  We discuss more of Stacey’s experience using herbs and Chinese medical theory in boosting results with the GAPS protocol.  We also find out how obsessing about the diet after you’ve healed may actually harm you and we find out about Stacey’s guilty pleasure.

If you missed last week's episode, you will want to hear Stacey discuss some causes contributing to poor gut health and how it relates to autism, ADD, and behavioral disorders.

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.

Highlights from today's episode:

2:19 ~ How Stacey's background in Traditional Chinese Medicine helps with using the GAPS protocol

14:47 ~ What happens if you screw the diet up?

22:20 ~ Stacey's experience as a healer in Kenya

35:18~ "The right choices for your body are going to be the right choices for the environment"

35:40 ~ Questions from our listeners

39:59 ~ How to get help from Stacey

"The right choices for your body are going to be the right choices for the environment" Stacey Shepard on The Nutrition Heretic Podcast

Other episodes mentioned today:

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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.