Below are the BEST autoimmune disease resources: books, blogs, podcasts, diets, online summits and documentaries, cookbooks and food blogs, and even an exercise program specific to those with autoimmune disease! Just click each of the underlined links or pictures and the webpage will automatically open in a new tab.
If you are newly diagnosed or just starting on your path to autoimmune healing, we recommend you pick 1 or 2 resources to start with. Then, move on when you have processed the information and are ready to learn more.
*We also have a list of the Best Hashimoto’s Disease Resources in case you have Hashimoto’s and want something more focused on that disease. Click here to view it.
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Books About Autoimmune Disease
Audible version available.
Audible version available.
This book is unique in that it focuses on Arthritis, Psoriasis, and Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). It also has a chapter on Low Dose Naltrexone, a promising treatment for people with autoimmune disease.
Books and Resources About Autoimmune Diets
Literally like a textbook. If you are looking for a scientific explanation behind the popular Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) diet, this is your book.
Also known as the GAPS diet.
This book outlines a very different perspective from the Paleo/Autoimmune Protocol diets. Dr. Brooke Goldner healed herself of Lupus with a high-raw vegan diet and this book explains how she did it. However, the protocol she uses in this book is a little outdated and she has since made some updates. You can check out her website for more info.
Chris Kresser also has a really great article about other possible autoimmune healing diets. Click here to read it.
Blogs/Websites/YouTube for Autoimmune Disease
*The Autoimmune Wellness website also has an extensive list of Autoimmune and Autoimmune Protocol Diet resources listed here.
Functional Medicine Blogs, but not necessarily specific to Autoimmune
*If you are new to Functional Medicine, click here to read What is Functional Medicine & Why YOU Should Give it a Shot
These recommendations are just to get you started – there are a ton of podcasts out there.
Autoimmune Wellness Podcast – Many episodes available, click here to view them all.
Phoenix Helix – Many episodes available, click here to view them all.
The Paleo View Podcast – Many episodes available, click here to view them all.
Chris Kresser: Revolution Health Radio: see episodes below.
Wellness Mama Podcast: see episodes below.
Dr. Brooke Goldner – Lots of videos on YouTube regarding her protocol and success stories
Online Summits / Documentaries / Masterclasses
*Some of these summits and documentaries have already aired, but are available for purchase by clicking the link. (We are not affiliated with any of them).
Autoimmune-Focused Live Group Programs or Online Classes
All listed are led by knowledgeable doctors and practitioners, all of which beat autoimmune issues themselves.
*All are Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet cookbooks.
A Simple Guide to the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol – NOT a cookbook, but helpful for understanding and making the transition to the AIP Diet.
*These blogs focus primarily on the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) and Paleo Diets. If you are NOT interested in a Paleo/Autoimmune Protocol approach to treating your disease, then check out Dr. Brooke Goldner who treats multiple autoimmune conditions using a high-raw vegan diet.