Why does exercise feel so different after an autoimmune diagnosis? Activities that our bodies loved in the past can now cause an autoimmune flare. Yet, not moving at all isn’t healthy either. So, what do we do? In this podcast, we get professional insight into this topic. My guest, Andrea Wool, is a certified personal trainer … Read moreEpisode 114: Exercise and Autoimmune Disease – Part 2
Are you afraid you can’t do the paleo autoimmune protocol, because it’s too expensive? Or do you simply want to find ways to make your food dollars go farther? Either way, I’ve got you covered with these 12 tips!
If you’re a regular listener of my podcast, you know that I often start my shows with personal stories, where my guests share their health journeys from rock bottom to reclaiming a vital life. But at a least once a year, I dedicate an episode to back-to-back healing stories, and I make an effort to … Read moreEpisode 113: Healing Stories 6
There’s a new e-cookbook on the AIP block, and in this blog post I share all the details, including a sample recipe for Indian Fish Cutlets and a chance to win a free copy of the book. Are you missing international cuisine on the AIP? Not any more! Here’s just a sampling of the recipes … Read moreThe Global Paleo AIP Kitchen – Cookbook Review, Sample Recipe, and Giveaway!
In support of my own autoimmune health, I’m taking a sabbatical for the month of December and releasing two of my favorite episodes from the archives that you might have missed. Today’s episode originally aired 3 years ago, but it’s a timeless topic. As Dr. Sarah Ballantyne says, “Dietary changes aren’t effective in isolation. If … Read moreEpisode 112: Best Of – Beyond Food: Healing Lifestyle
In support of my own autoimmune health, I’m taking a sabbatical for the rest of December and releasing two of my favorite episodes from the archives that you might have missed. Today’s episode originally aired 3 years ago, but it’s a timeless topic. When you first switch to a paleo diet, you lose a lot of … Read moreEpisode 111: Best Of – Paleo Cooking and Baking Tips from the Masters
Being on a healing diet doesn’t mean you need to miss out on the joy of holiday baking. For many families, it’s an annual tradition that builds memories across generations. Today, I offer you 50 AIP-friendly recipes to ring in the holiday season, including Gingerbread, Frosted Sugar Cookies, Spritz, Peppermint Snowballs, Fruitcake Bites, Hamantaschen, and … Read more50 Paleo AIP Christmas Cookies & Holiday Treats
This post was originally published on this siteStem cell research is an exciting field with great potential for people with autoimmune disease. When we see the headlines, it’s easy to believe a cure is already here, especially since some commercial clinics promise that. In today’s podcast, we separate the hope from the hype. We talk … Read moreEpisode 110: Stem Cell Research with Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
This post was originally published on this siteHey everyone! I gathered together all of the Paleo AIP resources on sale this weekend. All of my e-books are 50% off, and 18 other AIP e-books are on sale as well. I also have deals from ShopAIP, US Wellness, Vital Choice, Amazon.com, Kasandrinos Extra Virgin Olive Oil, … Read morePaleo AIP Black Friday Sales
This post was originally published on this siteWhen I was at rock bottom with rheumatoid arthritis and experiencing excruciating pain on a daily basis, I started keeping a gratitude journal. That might seem like a strange time do this, but I deeply needed to focus on something beyond the pain and suffering that had become … Read moreEpisode 109: The Science of Gratitude with Dr. Fuschia Sirois
If you’re on Instagram, you’re familiar with hashtags, and if you follow paleo accounts, you’ll occasionally see a photo show up with a #NotPaleo tag. What does it mean? Have they left the paleo diet behind? Usually not. Instead, it’s often a conscious choice to eat “off-diet”, and there are many reasons someone might choose … Read more#NotPaleo Moments on the Paleo Diet
This post was originally published on this siteThere’s a strong link between trauma and autoimmunity. People who are diagnosed with a stress-related disorder like PTSD are 30-40% more likely to be diagnosed with autoimmune disease. Childhood trauma has an even bigger impact. And the shock of an autoimmune diagnosis combined with life-changing symptoms can qualify … Read moreEpisode 108: Trauma & Autoimmunity with Dr. Maureen Pierce
This post was originally published on this siteWhen I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, it felt like a personal failure – not just to me, but also to many people who knew me. “But you’re so health-conscious! How did this happen?” The unspoken words I heard were, “What did you do to cause this?” And … Read moreYou Are Not a Failure
This post was originally published on this siteHere’s the deal – headlines are designed to grab our attention, and it’s not uncommon for reporters to simplify, exaggerate, or completely misrepresent a research study’s results. So, when we care about science and how our choices impact our health, how can we be sure we’re getting accurate … Read moreEpisode 107: Research – The Truth Behind the Headlines with Dr. Sarah Ballantyne