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Vibrant health means you can live life to the fullest. Empower yourself with the steps I used to free my life of chronic disease 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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Lauren Geertsen, NTP

I’m an author, entrepreneur, and nutritional therapy practitioner (NTP). I began this website at 19, to share the steps that freed my life of chronic disease and medication. Now, Empowered Sustenance has reached 30 million readers with healthy recipes and holistic resources.

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