How to Enjoy Thanksgiving with an Autoimmune Disease

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.

Food Spotlight on Lupus

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.

One Size Does NOT Fit All

By Bonnie Feldman and Tiffany Simms There are no clear diet recommendations for treating autoimmune disease. This lack of clarity is confusing, with books and scientists of integrative medicine recommending all manner of options. Two examples of the differences within…