Who should use a yoghurt maker?
- Anyone who loves yoghurt and wants to taste the real deal
- Anyone on the SCD or GAPS diets
- Anyone looking to improve their gut health in general. Making probiotic rich yoghurt at home is a great start!
- Ideal if you think you spend too much money on dairy products (yoghurt in particular) and want to start saving
What are the SCD and GAPS diets?
The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) is a diet that reduces inflammation by eliminating hard to digest foods and sugars that bad bacteria in our digestive systems thrive on. The diet also encourages good bacteria to flourish, and fermented foods are essential to achieving this.
Homemade 24 hour yoghurt in particular is a key part of the SCD diet, being the most easily tolerated fermented food the diet allows. It has virtually no fibre, it’s soft on an inflamed gut and full of friendly bacteria. This is why it’s often called SCD 24 hour yoghurt.
Derived from the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, the Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) diet is a comprehensive healing protocol for issues like autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, dyspraxia, dyslexia and schizophrenia. It aims to treat the root cause of many of these disorders: compromised gut health.
It may seem strange or even unbelievable that neurological disorders like autism can be addressed through dietary changes, but many families all around the world have exp