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The Great Starch Experiment | Phoenix Helix. “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. 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. When I plateaued in my healing, I jumped into the AIP and my flares stopped altogether. However, I never stopped doing the GAPS low-starch protocol. Fast forward to this year when I participated in the American Gut Project and got my microbiome analyzed. A Quick Starch Primer So, what is starch anyway? Paleo Starch Controversy Opinions in the paleo community vary. Resistant Starch Craze N=1: My Starch Self-Experiments What is N=1? The Great Starch Experiment | Phoenix Helix. The Autoimmune Protocol - The Paleo Mom.

The Paleo Approach is now available! 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. Note: I will always keep this cliff notes version of the autoimmune protocol here for free for everyone to see. Interested in learning even more about The Paleo Approach? My original research into the dietary guidelines for those with autoimmune disease started with the recommendations in The Paleo Solution , The Paleo Answer , and various podcast and YouTube interviews with Robb Wolf, Prof.

And Minding My Mitochondria ). My understanding of autoimmune disease goes beyond diet. Some quick myth-busting and FAQ: 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 | Phoenix Helix. “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. 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. It’s this second phase where we learn to communicate with our bodies, receiving clear messages on the foods that nourish us vs. the foods that harm us. Truth talk: the AIP is hard to do. So, that’s why I wrote this 43-page guide. What’s in the Guide? What Others Are Saying Update ~ the Giveaway has Ended.


Fruit | No Fructose. Many groups including dieticians, weight reduction schemes and some advisory bodies keep pushing the fruit barrow. 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. It is better than a lot of refined sugar in food but fruit still has a fair load of fructose. I believe fruit makes you hungry. The natural source of sugar is fruit and we are meant at a primitive level to search for that sweetness generally at the end of summer, gorge upon the fruit and elegantly metabolise it to fat for winter storage. Most modern fruit has been ‘designed’ for a higher sugar content, lower fibre content , with a thinner skin and greater water content to make it ‘juicy’.

Food tables: fructose. Foods high in fructose and fructans include many fruits, berries, honey, some vegetables and cereal products. 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. Vitamin supplements are often useful, if the fructose intolerance is severe or in case of a hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI), where very strict exclusion of fructose and sucrose is required.

Recent literature shows a diet with generally reduced FODMAP content (see Fructose and associated literature) may be the most effective and practicable diet to aim for. Fructose is better tolerated in the presence of glucose. These are the two criteria considered most useful in the selection of food to avoid. Apple, fresh. 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.

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 If you are sensitive to fructose, you don't have to eliminate all fruits, but only fruits that contain more than half of their natural sugars as fructose.

The high-fructose fruits you should avoid include apples, cherries, mangoes, watermelon and pears. Other Fruits Vegetables Sweeteners Other FODMAPs About the Author. 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. Scientists named these selenium-containing proteins "selenoproteins. " 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. Role in Health Support Antioxidant Protection Support Normal Thyroid Function Summary of Food Sources References.

Protokół autoimmunologiczny | JOANNA HAŚNIK. Najczęstszym problemem osób, które jedzą zgodnie z protokołem autoimmunologicznym jest zapewnienie organizmowi odpowiedniej ilości węglowodanów. Fakt, warzyw można jeść do woli, ale w sumie dziennie, ile to może być gram? 30? 40? Ze względu na błonnik, nie jestem w stanie zjeść więcej. Oczywiście, dozwolone są niektóre owoce, w tym przede wszystkim leśne, jak truskawki, maliny, jagody.

Kasztany. Zostają kasztany, ale ich smak mnie nie przekonuje, mąka kokosowa, kasztanowa lub z topinamburu i bataty (wiem, że to warzywo, ale ze względu na większą zawartość węglowodanów stanowią dla mnie odrębną kategorię). Przeszukałam więc amerykańskie strony z przepisami zgodnymi z protokołem autoimmunologicznym i znalazłam rozwiązanie idealne. Czytaj dalej. Protokół autoimmunologiczny • PaleoSMAK. 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. Choroby te rozróżniamy według celu ataku, np. w zapaleniu tarczycy Hashimoto układ odpornościowy atakuje tarczycę, a przy cukrzycy typu I – trzustkę.

Niestety chorób autoimmunologicznych nie da się całkowicie wyleczyć. Konwencjonalna medycyna polega na łagodzeniu odpowiedzi układu odpornościowego i leczeniu objawów, np. podawaniu brakujących hormonów tarczycy albo insuliny. Odpowiednia dieta może jednak cofnąć chorobę, spowodować remisję i całkowity brak objawów. Protokół immunologiczny jest dość nietypową dietą, bo wyklucza większość całkiem zdrowych produktów ze zdjęcia powyżej. Jest wiele chorób autoimmunologicznych, wśród nich (według Wikipedii): Nie lekceważ chorób autoimmunologicznych! Protokół autoimmunologiczny – co jeść? Paleo AIP Grocery List | Phoenix Helix. “The human animal differs from the lesser primates in his passion for lists.” ~ H. 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 All Fresh Meat: beef, bison, pork, lamb, venison, rabbit, etc.All Poultry: chicken, duck, turkey, goose, ostrich, quail, etc.All Seafood: salmon, tuna, trout, halibut, sardines, scallops, etc. -Packed with anti-inflammatory omega 3’s, eat seafood at least once a week on the AIP (several times is even better). Vegetables Healthy Fats Herbs and Spices Coconut Beverages Water: filtered, spring or tap water that has tested as clean/pure. Miscellaneous Pantry Gelatin and Collagen: Recommended for gut-healing, these are natural components of bone broth, but you can also buy these to add to other foods. In Moderation Fruit: All fruit is allowed on the AIP, but limit servings to 2-3 per day. My Blog’s Healing Store AIP Series. Paleo AIP Grocery List | Phoenix Helix. » 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). 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). This excerpt is from Chapter 6, which is the Chapter that details exactly what foods to eat to heal from autoimmune disease (think of it as a 40ish page version of my Autoimmune Protocol post. One of the challenges I have faced as I write this book is the need to understand what recommendations are broadly applicable and what exceptions there may be for specific autoimmune diseases. And goitrogenic veggies is a pretty hot topic given the prevalence of autoimmune thyroid diseases (and an important one to get right).

So, forgive the references to other chapters and page numbers with no number. Excited to read The Paleo Approach?