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What is the Autoimmune Protocol Diet? & Does It Actually Work?
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What is the Autoimmune Protocol Diet? & Does It Actually Work?

This is Part 1 of our Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) Diet series. The other posts in this series include: Part 2: Does the Autoimmune Protocol Diet Work? A Deep Dive into My Personal Experience Part 3: 7 Major Mistakes I Made on the AIP Diet (& the 3 Things I Did Right) Welcome to the confusing world…

How to Prevent an Autoimmune Flare During the Holiday Season
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How to Prevent an Autoimmune Flare During the Holiday Season

Don’t let the busy-ness of the holiday season derail your health! Here are tips for preventing autoimmune flare ups so you can stay healthy during the holiday season. Tis’ the season for an autoimmune flare! But not for you.  In this post, we are going to dive deep and get to the root cause behind…

The Truth About Using Diet & Lifestyle to Manage Autoimmune Disease
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The Truth About Using Diet & Lifestyle to Manage Autoimmune Disease

Frank and I often joke that managing an autoimmune disease is totally résumé-worthy. All the skills employers love to see are all there: Working with difficult people (aka doctors)? Check. Critical thinking and problem-solving? Are you kidding me? Reversing autoimmune disease is like solving the world’s most complicated puzzle, and the pieces can move! Project planning? Lol. Try the Autoimmune…

The 3 Things You Need to Beat Autoimmune Disease
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The 3 Things You Need to Beat Autoimmune Disease

We are doomed right from the start. The process of receiving an autoimmune disease diagnosis is long, frustrating, painful, and draining. It all begins when our health starts to deteriorate. We ignore it for a bit, thinking it will pass like a cold or sore muscle. (It doesn’t.) Eventually, we head to the doctor, hoping for…

5 (Autoimmune-Friendly) Flu Prevention Tips to Stay Well This Flu Season
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5 (Autoimmune-Friendly) Flu Prevention Tips to Stay Well This Flu Season

Just this year, after almost a decade of living with autoimmune disease and getting annihilated by the cold and flu season, I had a bit of an epiphany. Well, it was more of a “DUH” moment… You see, I have successfully been able to avoid the flu for a few years now, but I’ve almost always…

10 Mistakes I’ve Made While Recovering From Autoimmune Disease
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10 Mistakes I’ve Made While Recovering From Autoimmune Disease

Here’s what we all want our recovery from autoimmune disease to look like: And here’s what autoimmune disease recovery actually looks like: It doesn’t matter who you are, what kind of doctor you work with, or how much money you have – there is no such thing as a linear healing process. We all want…