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12/02/2017 - To what extend does nutrition affects psychology?
In a previous article I introduced the narrow relationship between body and mind; and I concluded that a physical and/or psychological perturbation may be the origin of any physical and/or psychological disease.
In this present article I would like to focus on the influence of physical disorders on psychological diseases, and more specifically, to what extend nutrition can change our mind.


01/10/2016 - Iván's testimonial: development delay
Arnau does not have a clear diagnostics. The doctors talk about autistic spectrum, development delay, … The physiological diseases he presents when he first comes to my consultation are: bloating and abdominal distention, parasites, sensitive skin, very frequent and strong bronchial spasm attacks and otitis. 
He follows several alternative therapies: homeopathy, osteophaty, and development stimulation such as Tomatis. He’s already having a gluten-free, sugar-free, and dairy-free diet that have allowed an important improvement, but his evolution is still deficient. 
Thanks to food intolerance tests, we discover that Arnau is suffering some food intolerances. 
We install a GAPS diet taking into account these food intolerances.
Putting GAPS diet into practice is not easy for the family. Arnau suffers a regression in his cognitive skills: disconnection, return of some stereotypes, … but they persevere with the diet, and very slowly they begin to appreciate the improvements.
Finally, we succeed to remove the bronchial spams and Arnau begins to experience a normal development: oral expression, concentration, memory and motivation. Two years afterwards, it’s possible to reintroduce some food and go out GAPS diet without problems.
You can read his father’s testimonial:

30/09/2016 - Xelo's testimonial: Epilepsy
Samuel suffers multiple chemical sensitivity. He can’t tolerate any chemical substance such as medicines, pesticides, sweeteners, preservatives, personal hygiene products, etc. His mother says that he has allergy to everything.
With a low histamine GAPS diet, ecological, and rich in vegetables we succeed to completely control the epileptic crisis in this 16 years old boy without any kind of medicine. 
You can read his mother’s testimonial:

29/09/2016 - Ana's testimonial: autism
Ana M. comes to my consultation because his autistic son Victor when he’s 26. Ana has tried all kind of alternative treatments, and thanks to that, his son has greatly improved since he was a baby. 
When Victor follows the GAPS diet he experiences another important improvement that greatly satisfy Ana. This is her testimonial:

29/04/2015 - ASK-Parent's Information Evening - Meet the Specialist!
ASK believes that parents often find their greatest support in other parents who are in a similar situation. Sharing and learning from each other empowers parents. The unique aspect of ASK support is that it involves a parent helping another parent. Nevertheless, we are not forgetting the fact that parents also need professional support. Finding appropriate specialists and the right therapeutic options have always been a huge struggle for a lot of parents in this region.

08/11/2014 - ASK Association Workshop on GAPS diet

A GAPS diet Workshop will be held on the ASK Information Day
Saturday 8th November at 2:00 pm

ASK is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the families of children with learning differences and special education needs. Learn more about ASK Information Day.

Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAP Syndrome or GAPS) is a condition, which establishes a connection between the functions of the digestive system and the brain. This term was created by Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, MMedSci (neurology), MMedSci (human nutrition) in 2004 after working with hundreds of children and adults with neurological and psychiatric conditions, such as autistic spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD/ADD), schizophrenia, dyslexia, dyspraxia, depression, obsessive –compulsive disorder, bi-polar disorder and other neuro-psychological and psychiatric problems.

08/08/2013 - Lacto-fermented food

The process of lacto-fermentation is the conversion of food sugars into lactic acid. All kind of food can be lacto-fermented: vegetables, fruits, cereals, milk, meat, fish, etc.. Through this process, food gains many virtues: