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Biden Calling ACA ‘Breakthrough’ For Mental Health Parity Highlights Gaps

“We made parity between mental health and physical health. It was a fundamental breakthrough in how we thought about how things should work.” Joe Biden, former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, in an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo on July 8, 2019 In a sit-down interview with CNN, 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate… Read More »

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 »