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B.E.D. Support with Tara

Getting started on The Body Ecology Diet (B.E.D.) is a personal challenge and worth the effort. Though the first stage is time-consuming, it is also rewarding as you learn how to make probiotic food like young coconut kefir, food combine, and weave a colonic into your busy week.

This can be a lot to take on. Luckily, taking on too much of anything at once is not the name of the game. No matter how excited you might be to begin. Donna Gates, founder of B.E.D., recommends a step-by-step approach and that’s what I’m here to help you do.

I am a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and offer support sessions by phone, Skype, or in-person at my Vermont office. I want you to succeed because I know how awesome this diet is once you move through the learning curve. I am here to support you as you customize this diet to meet your needs. To remind you to go slow and offer step-by-step ideas while living your busy life. To answer questions and set your mind at ease when things don’t go according to plan. To help with detox and chronic health issues. To brainstorm ways to make meals that even the pickiest eater will eat.

The Body Ecology Diet

Body Ecology Diet (B.E.D) is a way of eating that is designed to address yeast, bacterial, and viral overgrowth. The purpose of the diet is to restore the inner world of friendly flora – a.k.a. probiotics – that live inside of your digestive system. The diet does not contain gluten, sugar, or yeast and uses traditional methods of preparation to ensure food that is easy-to-digest, nutrient dense, and probiotic-rich. Within a few short weeks of diligence you can expect to feel a significant shift in your health. B.E.D. is not a fad, the underlying principles are thousands of years old and can be used your entire life, even passed down to your kids.


  • Babies with colic, diaper rash, or cradle cap
  • Kids with autism, allergies, adhd, or asthma
  • Teenagers with acne, anxiety, or anorexia 
  • Women with reproductive, menstrual, or hormonal issues
  • Men with weight gain, erectile dysfunction, or jock itch 

and those with…

  • Inflammation
  • Cancer
  • Food cravings
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Yeast overgrowth (Candida, oral thrush, athlete’s foot, nail fungus) – take Candida quiz
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Poor memory, focus issues, brain fog
  • Headaches, migraines
  • Bacterial overgrowth (group B strep+, SIBO)
  • Digestive issues (bloating, constipation, diarrhea, food sensitivities)
  • Skin Rashes
  • Viral infections (sinusitis, hepatitis, gastroenteritis)

Note: If you have a child in need of dietary changes, you can ask for support on his or her behalf.

About Tara…

I am a Certified Holistic Nutrition Consultant (NC) with a background in gut and brain health. I have personally used B.E.D. to heal systemic yeast overgrowth and both my kids entered the diet with digestive issues. We have been making unsalted cultured food and practicing food combining since 2011; I know what it takes to put food on the table for a hungry family while moving through the diet.



This is a good choice if you want answers to basic questions about menu planning, detoxing, food combining, how to start, being pregnant, or breastfeeding on the diet, etc. You will be cheered on as you fine-tune your experience. Please contact Tara to book a Q&A.

Fee: $35 for 30 minutes / $50 for 45 minutes / $65 for 60 minutes 

Start-Up Session

This is a good choice if you want customized nutritional support with an in-depth review of your health history and dietary needs. You will receive handouts, recipes, including a food journal. Please fill out a nutritional intake form to book a starter session.

Fee: $225 (75 minute initial intake plus 45 minute follow-up)

 “Tara, you are full of good information. As the saying goes: “It’s only a one degree difference for water to boil”…You’re that degree that helps me stay on B.E.D. Thank you!” SC, Cleveland, OH

I understand how overwhelming it is to consider doing The Body Ecology Diet, but it’s well worth it. You’re in good hands with Tara, she helped my family navigate this path too. ~ RT, Acton, MA

I met with Tara weekly for a 6-week period for a constipation issue. During that time I began to poop daily, rather than once every 10 days. Tara’s bag of tricks and supportive guidance made all the difference. ~ PK, British Columbia, CA

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