The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook: An Allergen-Free Approach to Managing Chronic Illness, by Mickey Trescott, NTP is simply beautiful. I love the feel of the cookbook, more than any other that I own. There’s something about the smooth cover that makes me want to open it and choose a recipe that I know will be delicious and make me feel great (no
Intuitively, we know that what we eat impacts how we feel. The Diet section will cover diets advertised to help autoimmune symptoms and flares, leaky gut and research on trigger foods such as caffeine, alcohol and sugar.
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
Keeping your blood sugar from spiking and ensuring you have the right mix of fat, fiber and protein at every meal is the guiding light for a good autoimmune diet. It also keeps the hypoglycemia away, which is critical for us autoimmune moms. This handy chart is one of the best I’ve seen for a quick reference guide – so
Favorite gluten quotes: “Gluten would be easier to live with if it wasn’t so full of itself.” “Giving up gluten is like leaving an unhealthy relationship.” -gfJules.com I attended my first “gluten free expo” event on March 1 in my hometown of Austin, Texas. I was blown away by the Gluten Free Food Allergy Fest for its depth and breadth
Slavery is alive and well in our society, but it’s not what you may think. Americans are slaves to sugar, and the bonds are tightening every year at a rate of nearly 2%. Back in the 1700s, before the conveniences of modern industrialized life, we consumed, on average, 4 pounds of sugar per year. Nowadays, it’s more like 78 pounds