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The Great Starch Experiment. “The only way to figure out what an optimal diet is for you is to experiment and observe.” ~ Chris Kresser Where I Started Before doing the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol (AIP), I spent 6 months on the GAPS Diet.

The Great Starch Experiment

It’s very similar to regular paleo with one major difference: it eliminates high starch vegetables, based on the belief that they are difficult to digest and end up feeding harmful bacteria in the large intestine. The GAPS diet took me out of crisis. I went from rheumatoid arthritis flares daily, to flaring just a few times per month. Fast forward to this year when I participated in the American Gut Project and got my microbiome analyzed. A Quick Starch Primer. The Great Starch Experiment. The Autoimmune Protocol - The Paleo Mom. The Paleo Approach is now available!

The Autoimmune Protocol - The Paleo Mom

If you want the nitty gritty details (explained in an approachable way!) , the diagrams and illustrations, the scientific citations, all of the information in one place, FAQ, information on supplements, help troubleshooting, practical implementation tips, food lists, it’s all in my book: Buy Now! The Paleo Approach Cookbook is also now available!

It provides expert tips on how to make the switch to The Paleo Approach easily and economically. Benefits of use, and tolerance of, medium-chain triglyceride medical food in the management of Japanese patients with Alzheimer’s disease: a prospective, open-label pilot study. The Paleo AIP Reintroduction Guide. “He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” ~ Lao Tzu How I Spent My Winter I’m not someone who talks about projects I’m working on, because I’m superstitious that I’ll spend all my time talking and never actually get the job done.

The Paleo AIP Reintroduction Guide

So, this winter, I’ve been quietly writing a resource I believe the autoimmune paleo community really needs: a detailed guide to reintroducing foods on the paleo autoimmune protocol (AIP). Why? The AIP is a powerful tool for healing, and there are two important phases: (1) eliminating potential food triggers temporarily, and (2) reintroducing them very carefully, to see how your body responds. Truth talk: the AIP is hard to do.


No Fructose. Many groups including dieticians, weight reduction schemes and some advisory bodies keep pushing the fruit barrow.

No Fructose

The ‘modern’ fruit barrow is not what it was. It is laden with a variety of fruit that cannot be local. I have friends who can remember getting a single orange as a child in their Christmas stocking as a special treat. I have nothing against fruit and still believe that there is plenty of goodness in fruit. To me, however, it should be up to ONE piece of LOCAL and SEASONAL fruit per day. Food tables: fructose. Foods high in fructose and fructans include many fruits, berries, honey, some vegetables and cereal products.

Food tables: fructose

In some countries fructose is commonly used as a sweetener in snacks and soft drinks, e.g. in the form of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Many healthy foods contain fructose or fructans and it is important to maintain a healthy diet despite the reduction in fructose necessitated by a fructose intolerance. To achieve this expert assistance from a dietician is advised. Foods to Avoid With Fructose Malabsorption. Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is by far the most diagnosed gastrointestinal condition, affecting as many as 20 percent of Americans, according to the National Digestive Disorders Information Clearinghouse.

Foods to Avoid With Fructose Malabsorption

Researchers from Australia found that fructose malabsorption may be part of the common abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation for many IBS sufferers, and reported their findings in an article published in 2006 in the "Journal of the American Dietetic Association. " Whether you are diagnosed with fructose malabsorption or not, it is worth to avoid high-fructose foods if you have IBS to see if it helps you manage your unpleasant symptoms. Fresh Fruits. Fructose Content of Common Fruits – Chart - No Grain Diet, Low Carb Diet, Paleo Diet, Atkins Diet, Caveman Diet. Selenium. World's Healthiest Foods rich inselenium FoodCalsDRI/DV For serving size for specific foods see the Nutrient Rating Chart.


Basic Description Selenium is one of many important dietary minerals, and we require a small amount of selenium in our daily diet. Selenium is incorporated in a small cluster of important proteins, each of which plays a critical role in our health. Selenium has received publicity over the past couple decades based on some confusing and contradictory research about whether low-selenium diets are implicated in cancer risk. The selenium content of plant foods is often closely related to selenium content of soil in which the plants have been grown. Most of our food groups at WHFoods provide valuable amounts of selenium. We rate nine of the World's Healthiest Foods as excellent sources of selenium. Protokół autoimmunologiczny. Protokół autoimmunologiczny. Protokół autoimmunologiczny (ang. autoimmune protocol albo AIP) to sposób odżywiania stosowany przy chorobach autoimmunologicznych, podczas których układ odpornościowy przestaje rozróżniać obce białka od własnych i zaczyna atakować własne tkanki i narządy.

Protokół autoimmunologiczny

Choroby te rozróżniamy według celu ataku, np. w zapaleniu tarczycy Hashimoto układ odpornościowy atakuje tarczycę, a przy cukrzycy typu I – trzustkę. Paleo AIP Grocery List. “The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists.” ~ H.

Paleo AIP Grocery List

Allen Smith If you bought my book, A Simple Guide to the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol You’re eligible for a free printable version of this grocery list. Just email me your receipt. Meat, Poultry and Fish. Paleo AIP Grocery List. » Teaser Excerpt from The Paleo Approach: What about the Goitrogens in Cruciferous Veggies? There are many topics that I am researching and writing about for the book that I’ve been meaning to write about for the blog for ages (the book just gives me a firm deadline).

» Teaser Excerpt from The Paleo Approach: What about the Goitrogens in Cruciferous Veggies?

I have decided take some of these topics (especially the more blog-sized ones) and publish them as teaser excerpts for the book (also because I think this information should be here too).