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GAPS Diet: For A Healthy Gut

The term “GAPS” stands for “gut and psychology syndrome.” Where gut refers to a group of organs that includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gallbladder, small intestine, colon, and rectum. The diet follows the notion that gut health is linked with overall physical and mental health.  Maintaining optimum gut health contributes to a strong… Read More »

The GAPS Diet: An Evidence-Based Review

The GAPS diet is a strict elimination diet that requires its followers to cut out grains, pasteurized dairy, starchy vegetables and refined carbs. It’s promoted as a natural treatment for people with conditions that affect the brain, such as autism. However, it’s a controversial therapy and has been widely criticized by doctors, scientists and nutrition… Read More »

Mayo Clinic to implement physicians assistant master's program in effort to mitigate looming physician shortages,care gaps

Photo courtesy Wikipedia Mayo Clinic has received initial accreditation approval from the Higher Learning Commission for a new physician assistant master’s degree program through their School of Health Sciences. The 24-month program leads to a Master of Health Sciences in physician assistant studies. The program will feature problem-solving skills in small group and other hybrid… Read More »