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I want to empower your health with the steps that freed my life of chronic pain and medications.

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  1. Hi Lauren,
    I too battle UC..I’ve been on GAPS, seriously, for about a month. Before this, 3 months of not being totally committed. How long before you realized you could introduce foods such as butternut squash, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower, etc without getting diaherra ? Did it take you a while to get your colon healed enough to introduce different foods? Thank you so much for your awesome website…

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I’m Lauren Geertsen, an author and Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. When doctors told me that surgery and medication were the only answers to my chronic health issues, I decided to use the power of nutrition and a natural lifestyle instead.
My mission at Empowered Sustenance? To show you the simple steps on your path to vibrant health.

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