At their core, all autoimmune conditions are the result of your immune system attacking your own body. And they’re all connected by one common element: chronic inflammation. The five factors that I’ve identified that lead to chronic inflammation are diet, leaky gut, toxin exposure, infections, and chronic stress, or a combination of them. Whether you’re dealing with symptoms like digestive issues or dry eyes, or a full-blown autoimmune disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis, you can find help here in reducing the inflammatory factors in your life and taking back control of your health.
The MTHFR Mutation: What It Is and What to Do About It
The MTHFR gene mutation is linked to decreased ability to detoxify and more than 60 chronic health conditions
Testing for MTHFR Mutations
In my Part I of MTHFR mutations, I discussed what they are, why they matter, and how they’re connected to autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s, Graves’, and thyroid dysfunction. In this article, we dive right into the importance of MTHFR tests. Most…
12 Benefits of Leafy Greens In Your Diet
Leafy greens including kale, spinach, arugula, and chard are the superstars of the food world – low in calories, yet high in fiber, vitamins, and phytonutrients.
6 Key Nutrient Deficiencies Linked to Autoimmunity
Your immune system is a complex machine, and it can’t function properly without the right fuel. There are six key nutrients that I consider to be the premium fuel for your immune system. That being said, nutrient deficiencies need to…
The Autoimmune Spectrum: Take Back Your Health
The autoimmune spectrum provides an understanding of how your body’s systems impact one another, and will help you get to the root cause of symptoms!
AIP Snacks: 5 Tips for Choosing
Let’s face it, life is busy! Between work, family, friends, and everything else on your plate, you’ve got a lot going on. When you’re starving because it’s 3:00 and you haven’t had a chance to eat since breakfast, an AIP…
Should You Try Intermittent Fasting if You Have an Autoimmune Disease?
Have you heard of intermittent fasting? It’s the latest craze in the world of health and fitness, boasting tons of health benefits! Studies show that intermittent fasting, which has been practiced for thousands of years, has the potential to prevent…
Low-Dose Naltrexone for Autoimmunity?
Low-dose Naltrexone (LDN) has been touted as a panacea by many with autoimmunity. Whenever I speak on the topic of autoimmunity or thyroid health, it is often one of the first things I am asked about. Do I recommend LDN?…
6 Best Foods for an Autoimmune or AIP Diet
The food you eat plays a HUGE role in the development of chronic illness. Lifestyle changes like following an AIP diet can be used to halt or reverse disease progression. Food is your primary source of the nutrients needed to…
The Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) & Autoimmune Connection
You may have heard of the Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) which causes mononucleosis, also known as the “kissing disease.” There is a very strong chance you contracted this virus in childhood or adolescence without even knowing it or being diagnosed! What…
Should You Try a Keto Diet if You Have an Autoimmune Disease?
Ketogenic (or “keto”) diets have become tremendously popular in the past few years, leading many members of our community to ask, “Should you try a keto diet if you have an autoimmune disease?” In this article, I’ll cover everything you…
5 Ways to Reverse Lupus Naturally
Reverse the symptoms of lupus naturally with these 5 steps.
Guide to Autoimmunity
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Autoimmunity Foods to Enjoy, Foods to Toss
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