AutoImmune Paleo Articles
Is Your Impatience an Obstacle to Healing?

Searching for a Quick Fix When autoimmune disease strikes and turns our lives upside down, we search hard for a “fix.” We want our lives back, and we want them back now! The problem is that autoimmune healing is a ...

5 Digestion Mistakes You May Be Making

You’ve heard the phrase: “You are what you eat.” It would be more accurate to say: “You are what you eat, digest and absorb.” Nutrition is essential to healing, and if our digestion is impaired, not only do we become ...

Where Medication Fits on a Healing Diet

Medications and the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) With the paleo autoimmune protocol, the hope is that we can reverse our autoimmune disease, heal our bodies at a deep level, regain abilities, and reduce/eliminate our need for medication. But that’s not ...

What is Gluten Cross-Reactivity?

The Theory Since many people with celiac disease continue to feel sick, even when they eliminate gluten from their diet, scientists have been looking for the reason why. One theory is cross-reactivity. What does that mean? When your body develops an ...

Is A Healing Crisis Really Healing?

The Theory In theory, a “healing crisis” is when your symptoms get worse before they get better, and this is a sign that you are healing. It’s also called a Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction or “die-off” (indicating the die-off of pathogenic organisms ...

10 Tips to Reach a Healthy Weight on the Autoimmune Protocol

How Autoimmune Disease Can Affect Your Weight In our culture, we’re pretty obsessed with weight. Whether we’re carrying extra pounds or feeling too skinny, very few of us are happy with our body size. Even when we’re in the process ...

Why Food Intolerance Testing Doesn’t Work

If Only It Were Easy Let’s face it: the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol is hard to do. If we could just take a test to identify our food intolerances, it would be so much easier! So, why don’t we? Unfortunately, food intolerance ...

25 Belly Laughs to Brighten Your Day

The Healing Power of Humor Do you remember how it felt the first time you made your baby laugh? If you don’t have children, do you remember late-night sleepovers with friends, where one of you giggles, then another, and soon ...

Strict AIP Isn’t Meant to Last Forever — What A Personalized AIP Looks Like (Guest Post by Eileen Laird)

I’m taking a break from blogging this summer as I focus on my move, but in the meantime I have some great guest posts on various topics lined up from the autoimmune community. This post is by Eileen Laird, who blogs at Phoenix ...