December 22, 2014

7 Ingredients Your Leaky Gut Hates (Hint: Hold the Cool Whip)

Are ingredients in processed foods (food additives) a contributor for leaky gut? Food additives have been proposed as a likely culprit in increased intestinal permeability, or […]
December 4, 2014

Benefits of Exercise for Autoimmune Conditions

Will regular exercise reduce my symptoms and flares generally? Exercise can be beneficial for those suffering from autoimmune conditions for several reasons. Exercise helps to regulate […]
November 22, 2014

Looking For Ways To Support A Loved One With An Invisible Autoimmune Illness? In Honor Of National Caregiver’s Month

If you are in a committed relationship, there is an expectation of “sticking it out” through tough times regardless of whether or not you actually nervously […]
October 26, 2014

Stevia Is *Not* a Good Sweetener for an Autoimmune Diet

I strive to be discerning and unbiased in my work as a Nutritionist, and as an integrative practitioner, I feel that it is paramount to remain […]
October 3, 2014

Low Dose Naltrexone: A “New” Treatment for Autoimmune Diseases

Those of you who have read my Amazon.com bestselling book, HONEST MEDICINE,  know that it features four low-cost treatments for very serious illnesses — treatments that […]
September 28, 2014

Which Foods Are Your Inflammatory Triggers? The Elimination Diet in Four Steps

If there’s one thing that a person with autoimmunity should do to start the healing process, it is to first figure out what foods are acting […]
September 20, 2014

The Delicate Balance: Acid-Alkaline Levels

A very important, but sometimes overlooked, element of managing diet for us autoimmune moms is the acid-alkaline balance.  There will be more discussion on this in […]
September 12, 2014

Ending the Autoimmune Drinking Game: Alcohol, Inflammation and Avoiding Flares

How much alcohol can you drink and avoid an autoimmune flare?  That’s a drinking game you don’t want to play with your body, and it’s one […]
September 5, 2014

Epstein Barr (HHV-4) Links to Autoimmune Disease

The Epstein-Barr virus is a member of the herpes virus family – hence the designation HHV-4 – which also includes herpes simplex I and II, chicken […]