Autumn is nearly synonymous with buttery pecan pie, soft pumpkin bread, and decadent roasts. These hearty dishes threaten the waistlines of just about everyone but can pose a particularly diffcult health hurdle for those with autoimmune diseases. To help you better navigate the upcoming holiday season, here are some autoimmune diet-friendly recipes to indulge in this Thanksgiving.
Triglycerides, polyphenols, omega-3, fiber, sterols--the list of biomolecules necessary for good health can seem daunting and endless. Here DrBonnie360 deep dives into three of these dietary components--fibers, fats, and polyphenols--to elucidate their role in immune health and why they are necessary.
Certain foods and food components may help manage Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. These are our recommendations for the best and worst foods to eat for MCTD patients.
Halloween is a hard holiday for a restrictive autoimmune diet, but these restrictions shouldn’t have to get in the way of participating in holiday festivities. Here are a few of out favorite autoimmune-friendly Halloween treats to get you and your kids in the Halloween spirit!
Certain foods and food components may help manage Crohn’s. These are our recommendations for the best and worst foods to eat for Crohn's patients.
Food is medicine! Making sure you get the necessary nutrients for your body each day is especially critical for autoimmune disease sufferers. We’ve broken down important vitamins and minerals to incorporate into your diet so that you can achieve your best immune health.
Celebrities' such as Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga have recently brought Lupus to the media spotlight and have helped increase awareness of the disease through pop culture. For patients with this autoimmune disease, however, managing the symptoms is still an under-addressed and difficult process. Nutritional medicine, however, is providing a new avenue for battling the disease. Here are Dr. Bonnie's nutritional recommendations for Lupus patients.
The inundation of pathogens and irritants our bodies are barraged with on a daily basis can certainly take a toll on our immune systems, especially in addition to the other stressors we face in our lives. As such, it is extremely necessary to keep our immune systems well-fueled and ready to tackle these obstacles. Here are eight of our favorite immune boosting foods to help you keep your immune system in fighting form.
There seems to be an app for everything these days, but finally there are apps for autoimmune patients tailored to one’s own personal conditions, diets, and health issues! Click here to discover exciting new technological advances for personalized food therapy.
In our previous post, we discussed food therapy and its implications in regulating autoimmune symptoms. Click here for a comprehensive visual to help you navigate through different the options for your best diet.