results for SIBO

SIBO: The Definitive Guide

This Is Educational Content Before we get started with this definitive guide to SIBO, I need to clarify that science isn’t perfect. What is understood to be “definitive” today, may be turned on its head with advances in research tomorrow. ...

Why Aren’t My AIP Reintroductions Working?

The Autoimmune Paleo diet is becoming the go-to first approach to treating autoimmune disease, and rightly so. As a Certified AIP Coach, Naturopathic Doctor and Functional Medicine Practitioner, I have witnessed clients with widely varying autoimmune conditions see incredible improvement ...

Can Blood Tests Detect Food Sensitivity?

The use of IgG “food sensitivity” testing is widespread within functional and integrative medicine. Numerous companies currently sell consumer based tests as part of a multi-million dollar industry with lucrative financial incentives and many practitioners use these tests as the ...

Beth’s AIP Recovery from Multiple Autoimmune Conditions

AIP Stories of Recovery is a success story series about regular people from the Autoimmune Protocol community who are changing their lives using the protocol. Each month a new person is featured and readers have the opportunity to discover all the ...

How Healing Your Gut Can Help Treat Autoimmune Disease

Chances are good that you have heard about the importance of gut health and nearly every disease state including autoimmune disease. Chances are also good that you have been overwhelmed by information as to what “healing the gut” even means ...

AIP Stories of Recovery: Dana’s Recovery from Gluten Ataxia, Eosinophilic Esophagitis and IBS

AIP Stories of Recovery is a success story series about regular people from the Autoimmune Protocol community who are changing their lives using the protocol. Each month a new person is featured and readers have the opportunity to discover all the ...

Herbal Allies and Autoimmune Healing: How Can Herbs Be Incorporated into AIP?

While herbalism today is touted as a trendy alternative healthcare option, the study and practice of plant medicine for healing has been around since time immemorial. The first written records of medicinal plants appear on Sumerian clay tablets dated over ...

AIP and Histamine Intolerance – The Complete Guide

This article was originally posted in June 2016, but has since been updated and expanded to accommodate new research. What is histamine? Histamine is a natural substance that our immune cells produce as a part of the stress response, usually ...

AIP is a Plant-Based Protocol

Today we are going to tackle one of the biggest misconceptions about the Autoimmune Protocol — that it is a way of eating that relies primarily on meat and animal products at the expense of vegetables (not true!). A part ...

Managing GERD Without Medications: Assessing and Addressing Diet and Lifestyle

GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) remains extremely common, affecting an estimated 40% of Americans on at least a weekly basis, despite widespread use of acid-suppressing therapies such as antacids, H2 blockers, and proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs). I have written previously (1) about ...

AIP Stories of Recovery: Sierra’s Recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

AIP Stories of Recovery is a success story series about regular people from the Autoimmune Protocol community who are changing their lives using the protocol. Each month a new person is featured and readers have the opportunity to discover all the ...

Are You Getting Enough Nutrients on AIP?

Summary and Key Points Nutrient deficiencies can result from insufficient intake, impaired digestion or absorption, problems with transport, impaired assimilation and states of over-utilization. It takes a methodical approach to assess the root causes behind a nutrient deficiency in order ...