The Wahls Protocol Cooking For Life book review and podcast highlights unique food and well-organized eating plans. Excellent nutrient-dense recipes and lifestyle suggestions support autoimmune or other chronic health issues. This is the third podcast I've done with Dr. Wahls. Find others here and here. Wahls neatly offers 3 levels of the Wahls Diet for every recipe; the (basic) Wahls Diet; Wahls Paleo; and Wahls Paleo Plus (Ketogenic). The ... Keep Reading >
What is the Best Diet For Human Beings?
The best diet for human beings includes the foods we evolved to eat. What our teeth, enzymes and intestines can process. My article and Primal Diet - Modern Health Podcast here called "What To Eat On the Paleo Diet: The Definitive Guide" will give lots more details about what to eat and why when you finish reading this article. We didn't used to eat hybridized grains, sugars, or dairy products. We did eat fishes and animals and gathered ... Keep Reading >
The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook Book Review
Here's "The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook" book review and my Primal Diet - Modern Health podcast with authors Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt. With 5 auto-immune disorders between them, Mickey and Angie share their successes and lifestyle tips for living well with chronic illness. Autoimmune disorders can be hard to diagnose and medical solutions are limited. For Mickey, Angie, myself and many others in the "real food" community, going ... Keep Reading >
Thyroid Toxins, Goitrogens, and Nutrients
I know three ways to improve thyroid function - avoid thyroid toxins, regulate goitrogens and get specific thyroid nutrients. While Hashimoto's thyroiditis is rampant, it's not the only cause of poor thyroid function. Many chemicals and toxins prevent manufacture or conversion of T4 to the active hormone T3. Poor adrenal function, illness, injury and stress play a big role in down-regulating the thyroid. Enjoy my Primal Diet - Modern Health ... Keep Reading >
5 Steps I Took To Heal Leaky Gut
If you want better health now and in the future, you have to heal leaky gut. It's the key to preventing and reversing autoimmune disorders which some say most ALL of us have. And to helping resolve pain, indigestion, allergies, headaches, rashes and more. Remind me! What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Here's what I wrote in my "Leaky Gut Symptoms, Causes & Tests" in June 2016: "The small intestine digests and absorbs nutrients, makes much of our ... Keep Reading >
Leaky Gut Symptoms, Causes and Tests
What are Leaky Gut symptoms and is there a reliable Leaky Gut test? Why is leaky gut so important? Leaky Gut Syndrome may be the cause of most chronic health problems in the body and brain. Intestinal Permeability is linked to the extreme rise of autoimmune, inflammatory and intestinal disorders in the last 40 years. Heal the gut and help your immune system, digestion, hormones and neurotransmitters. If you want to hear my Primal Diet - ... Keep Reading >
100 Hidden Symptoms of Celiac Disease
There are more than 100 hidden symptoms of Celiac Disease and many more less known or rare ones. It's important to get tested if you recognize these symptoms. Even if you think you "only" have a mild gluten intolerance, you could be wrong and putting your future (or your child's future) at risk. You will be more committed to completely avoiding all forms of gluten if you see elevated antibodies on a lab report. Just as with Hashimoto's - ... Keep Reading >
Update on Terry Wahls Protocol
Here's an update on the Terry Wahls protocol for autoimmune disorders, and an in-depth podcast interview with Terry and Beverly. Have you followed Dr. Wahls and her journey in reversing M.S.? It's an amazing story and so hopeful for all of us with chronic health issues. The new updated paperback of "The Wahls Protocol" has a great sub-title that says it all: "A radical new way to treat all chronic autoimmune conditions using Paleo ... Keep Reading >
Does Leaky Gut Cause Autoimmune Disease?
Does Leaky Gut cause Autoimmune Disease? The idea that a damaged intestine could be key to Autoimmune Disorders is finally hitting the medical community. Why? Because autoimmune diagnoses are growing exponentially and physicians have limited tools to tackle them. With my own history of Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism), Celiac Disease, and probable Addison's Disease, I can clearly relate... What is Autoimmunity and why does it happen? The ... Keep Reading >
Get Cooking and Get Well With The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott
Living with an autoimmune disorder? Let's talk about The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook by Mickey Trescott and see what you can do to reverse it. It may be hard to believe, but it is absolutely possible to change your future. Thousands of us have done it, and with nothing more "medical" than eating great food and making lifestyle changes. What a concept! The "basic" Paleo Diet and Lifestyle are an incredible breakthrough in health management. ... Keep Reading >
Leaky Gut and Autoimmune Disorders w. Tara Grant
The link between leaky gut and autoimmune disorders has been proposed by scientists and health providers for decades. The whole idea of a "leaky gut" is one idea behind the natural foods movement in general, and the Paleo Diet and Gaps Diet in particular. I recently wrote about Leaky Gut and some of the supplements to help manage it in this article. Then I read a wonderful book exploring the link between leaky gut and autoimmune disorders in ... Keep Reading >
What are the Best Leaky Gut Supplements?
Leaky Gut Syndrome may be the common factor underlying modern health concerns, including autoimmune problems, Fibromyalgia, and intestinal issues such as colon cancer and IBS. Among the many leaky gut supplements on the market, LGUT from Systemic Formulas is one used in my clinic and my online store. I offer a state-of-art lab test for leaky gut from Cyrex Labs for clients doing Consults with me. It's helpful to know if it's your diet, Leaky ... Keep Reading >