Healing Diets Explained: Paleo, Keto, Aip, Fodmap, Gaps.
This guest blog post is from Katie Merritt, a personal trainer, food blogger and nutritional therapist in progress. Katie hails from the good ole’ Midwest (Iowa) and is an avid runner, CrossFitter and connoisseur of coffee. Is your head spinning yet? We get it, finding the right diet for you can be overwhelming. Depending on your goals, lifestyle and health concerns, it’s hard to pinpoint a healing diet that’s best suited for you and your health in mind. (Let’s be real. Google search: “Paleo Diet” and you get almost 7 million results. #FacePalm.) Because our bodies’ functions are unique, a healing protocol needs to respect that exclusivity and complexity. Cue: healing diets. These diets have been developed from the notion that a specific combination of macro- and micro- nutrients (and the avoidance of certain ingredients) can help against certain types of health concerns. Healing diets have been around since the beginning of time, focusing on specific nutrients in whole foods to either activate or deactivate triggers in your body. These triggers in turn either diminish the bad or promote the good, ultimately stimulating better function and overall health. To ease your Continue reading >>