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Stay up to date with all of the latest AIP compliant recipes, articles, and other resources on living well with autoimmune disease

The Blog

Stay up to date with all of the latest AIP compliant recipes, articles, and other resources on living well with autoimmune disease

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 after encountering an allergen. When histamine is released, the following symptoms can be experienced: Skin — itching, swelling, rashes, hives Eyes — itching, burning Nose ...

Quick Pickled Onions

  Salads have always been a hard thing for me. They seem complicated to figure out the right combinations of dressings, toppings, and greens. I get bored of food easily if it’s the same thing over and over again. I always try to find fun toppings that I can throw into any recipe — like these pickled onions. They are my favorite topping for just ...

Why is Optimal Thyroid Health so Elusive?

This post comes to us from Dr. Tiffany Turner, a naturopathic medical doctor practicing in Scottsdale, Arizona with a focus on thyroid health and endocrinology. She is well versed in helping patients manage thyroid symptoms using diet and lifestyle interventions, as well as medication. We know thyroid issues can be some of the most confusing and frustrating to unravel, so we wanted Dr. Turner to ...

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

  This is not your mama’s chicken salad. For starters, there is not a speck of Miracle Whip. And no celery.  This version is a fresh and fragrant one, with lemon zest, punchy Kalamata olives, and heady basil. There is some spiciness from garlic. Hidden amongst the Mediterranean flavors is a bit of extra veg in the form of shredded zucchini. If you can separate ...

AIP Stories of Recovery: Siri’s Recovery from Rheumatoid Arthritis

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 different health challenges that are being overcome by folks just like themselves on the same path. At Autoimmune Paleo we hope you’ll be inspired by, ...

AIP Argentine Milanesa

  Milanesa is a fantastic breaded steak dish common in South American countries like Argentina — where my mother is from. This milanesa recipe is a riff off of our contributor Kelsey McReynolds’ Golden Chicken Nuggets recipe using pork rinds for breading, except this time, with steak and a festive salsa to accompany. Enjoy! AIP Argentine Milanesa   Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time ...

New Medical Study Results: AIP Can Change Gene Expression

We’ve been waiting and waiting . . . and waiting to share the newest and absolutely incredible AIP medical study results. Every time AIP medical study results come in we have a hard time keeping our mouths shut here at Autoimmune Wellness! The results of a sub-study focused on gene expression, conducted under the original AIP medical study on the Autoimmune Protocol and inflammatory bowel ...

How to Successfully Integrate AIP into a Conventional Healthcare Setting

This post comes from AIP Certified Coach Lori Beeken, who works in the acute care setting as a Registered Dietitian. She is fortunate to work in an environment where western medicine physicians promote nutrition, lifestyle, and alternative medicine in addition to conventional medical and surgical options. We were curious to know what it looks like patient-to-patient to use dietary interventions as a tool in the ...