Food can be a wonderful, indulgent component of daily life. For patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, however, functional disorder and inflammation of the intestines poses a serious hurdle when considering what foods to consume. To help make navigating food for patients with IBS easier, here is a compilation of helpful tips on managing your diet, what foods to indulge in, and which ones to avoid for patients with IBS.
Stacking up a plethora of pills and potions day in and day out to combat your Rheumatoid Arthritis can become tedious and exhausting very quickly. However, food therapy provides a more facile and enjoyable method for managing your illness. Here is a compilation of helpful tips on navigating your diet, what foods to indulge in, and which ones to avoid, for patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
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.
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.
Current treatment options available to autoimmune patients include a village of discrete specialists and countless hours of one-on-one appointments and therapy. However, the Allegheny Health Neteork Autoimmune Institute is revolutionizing autoimmune treatment and prevention by providing a one-stop, wholistic approach to managing and combating chronic conditions. Read more about Dr. Bonnie's experience at this avant-garde institute here.
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.
A gluten-free diet isn’t just “trendy”; it is essential for people suffering from Celiac’s disease-- an autoimmune disorder that damages the small intestine when gluten is ingested, leading to a wide range of health problems. Continue reading to discover the latest advances in celiac disease research and their implications for the understanding of other autoimmune diseases.
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.