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How to Start a Paleo Diet for Autoimmune Healing

What conditions is this diet best for? The paleolithic diet, aka paleo or primal diet is best for people with autoimmune or inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, celiac, lupus, multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, diabetes, IBS, Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, obesity and others.  In addition, those who have issues with blood sugar regulation and weight loss are

It’s a “Live-It”, Not A Diet: How A Chef-Turned-Health Coach Healed Her Own Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism With Food

Hello, I’m Jen and I’ve been obsessed with food all my life. (Hi Jen…) Are you like me?  Do you eat, sleep and dream food too? My love affair with food began where so many others have as well—around the kitchen table.  I lucked out by having grandmothers who could really cook.  My nana’s Italian sausages—a little spicy from the

How To Avoid Holiday Autoimmune Flares

It seems that once Halloween hits, the stress and pressure of the holidays falls upon us.  Once the crisp winds of Autumn arrive, I start seeing my schedule book up with holiday parties, gift buying, food preparation and lists of to-dos. As an autoimmune mom myself, I can feel the anxiety try to creep up on my nervous system. The

Paleo, Grain Free, Dairy Free Ideas for Thanksgiving + Tips for Holiday Eating Away From Home

With Thanksgiving approaching quickly, I have been excitedly planning our holiday feast, but accommodating a variety of friends’ and family’s food allergies and preferences can be tough… especially when you’re crafting an autoimmune-friendly meal. As I’m a sucker for traditional foods, I am one for taking my holiday favorites and tweaking them to accommodate my autoimmune needs.  I experiment and

Dr. D’Adamo’s The Blood Type Diet

What conditions is this diet best for? Dr. Peter D’Adamo, ND, creator of The Blood Type Diets™ and author of Eat Right for Your Type: The Individualized Diet Solution to Staying Healthy, Living Longer & Achieving Your Ideal Weight, believes this diet is best for those with digestive disorders and those who wish to lose weight.  He also believes that