The Healthy Gut Podcast Ep.76
The GAPS Protocol with Amy Mihaly
If you’ve ever looked into changing your eating habits in order to address your gut health then you’ve probably heard of the GAPS Protocol. GAPS is an acronym that stands for, Gut And Psychology/Physiology Syndrome and it has been proven to be effective in helping people heal and reverse food allergies and intolerances. This week Rebecca is joined by Nurse and Certified GAPS Practitioner Amy Mihaly, they discuss Amy’s own personal experience of return to health from using the GAPS protocol. They also talk about the core principles of GAPS, the difference between GAPS and other SIBO diets and what the transition to the broader GAPS diet looks like.
In Today's Episode
In Episode 76 of The Healthy Gut podcast, we discuss:
The core principles of the GAPS Protocol
What the differences are between the GAPS Protocol and other SIBO diets?
The different stages/phases of the GAPS Protocol
Why you might choose the GAPS Protocol to treat your SIBO?
Why listening to your body and understanding its reactions to certain foods is so important
The use of probiotics and fermented food in the GAPS Protocol
How the GAPS Protocol works for SIBO
How to introduce higher FODMAP foods in a SIBO diet
Can you stick to low FODMAP options throughout the phases of the GAPS Protocol?
What other conditions is GAPS thought to improve
How long it takes on average to work your way through the six phases and into the full GAPS Diet
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Amy Mihaly is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Certified GAPS Practitioner, and author who successfully changed her life by changing her diet. After researching and attempting multiple options, which barely managed symptoms and did not address the root issues, Amy learned about the GAPS healing protocol. Healing through GAPS has restored health and hope to Amy’s life. GAPS has reduced or eliminated many of her intrusive symptoms including IBS, migraines, and depression. Bringing her experience, she now uses GAPS principles to address people’s health concerns at the root cause within her own practice: Be Well Clinic, in Loveland, CO.
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About The Host
Rebecca Coomes is an author, entrepreneur, passionate foodie and intrepid traveller. She transformed her health after a lifetime of chronic illness, and today guides others on their own path to wellness. She is the founder of The Healthy Gut, a platform where people can learn about gut health and how it is important for a healthy mind and body and coaches people on how to live well with SIBO. Rebecca is the author of the world’s first cookbooks for people treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and the host of the SIBO cooking show and The Healthy Gut podcast.