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Homeopathic Methods

Update (10.23.18): I ended up taking a round of antibiotics because the infection went to my deeper sinuses causing no common sinus infection symptoms, just some pain in my cheek. After being diagnosed with UC and reaching remission, I've been terrified of the moment I may need to take oral antibiotics. Not only do I… Continue reading Homeopathic Methods

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LEAP Phase 4

I'm now on phase 4 of the LEAP program and I'm feeling pretty good. Here's my phase 4 list: Turkey 1.8 (10/7) Egg 1.8 (10/2) Tuna 1.8 (10/4) Tomato 1.8 (10/3) String Bean 1.8 (10/6) Cucumber 1.9 (10/8) Grapefruit 1.7 (10/12) Peach 1.7 (10/11) Cheddar 1.1 (10/5) Cottage Cheese 1.5 (10/9 - DCCC) Yogurt 1.5… Continue reading LEAP Phase 4

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LEAP Diet Phase 3 & Nicotine (NRT 2 mos)

I began the LEAP diet on 8/20/17 in combination with the Specific Carbohydrate diet. This is an update blog as I begin Phase 3 of the program and on my progress with using nicotine to treat my UC

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LEAP Diet Phase 2

After struggling through phase 1 with only 2 proteins and 2 veggies (I ate a lot of bananas and pecans), I must say that it was well worth it. I have literally no bloating when I'm done a meal and I've lost about 3 to 4 lbs and can finally fit into a bridesmaid dress… Continue reading LEAP Diet Phase 2

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Banana Avocado Nut Bread (LEAP)

I am horribly bored on this combo SCD/LEAP diet. I need more protein options and veggies. Either way, I've somehow managed to find something easy and delicious to include in my diet for the next few days. I tweaked a recipe I found for a bread that uses almond flour, banana, and avocado. Below is… Continue reading Banana Avocado Nut Bread (LEAP)

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LEAP Diet Phase 1

I recently completedB LEAP food sensitivyB testing bloodwork and today is the first day of phase 1. For the next 10 days, my food options include only the following items: Codfish Sole Lettuce Spinach Mango Grape Plum Pineapple Banana Avocado Papaya Coffee Pecan Vanilla Parsley Cumin Ginger Distilled vinegar Baking soda After 10 days of… Continue reading LEAP Diet Phase 1

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LEAP/MRT Testing Avoid List

I am patiently awaiting my full LEAP/MRT food sensitivity results booklet at the moment. Luckily, I am able to start avoiding the following foods that I've tested as highly reactive to: Whey protein Cinnamon Mint Dill Cane Sugar Leek Strawberry Apricot Apple Blueberry Cranberry Cauliflower Carrot Zucchini Asparagus Yellow Squash Sweet Potato Wheat Corn Kamut… Continue reading LEAP/MRT Testing Avoid List