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.
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin Food as medicine and food therapy have been steadily gaining traction in the health discussion. Complex diseases, such as autoimmune, are turning to alternative therapy options, especially diet and nutrition, to manage symptoms and optimize health. There are many foods with natural antioxidant… Continue reading Vitamins & Minerals: Keys for Immune Health
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Hailey Motooka, BS Over two thousand years ago, famous Greek physician Hippocrates once said: Although considered the father of western medicine and famous for the Hippocratic oath, Hippocrates' idea surrounding food as medicine seems to have been largely forgotten in practice. Unlike western medicine, eastern medicine… Continue reading Our 8 Immune Boosting Foods
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS Mory Bahar, CEO of Personal Remedies, has a story that parallels my own in many ways. Suffering from multiple chronic conditions, Mory found limitations with traditional medicine and sought alternative therapeutic options. His journey back to health brought him to functional medicine and to using exercise… Continue reading Using Tech to Create Personalized and Actionable Food Therapy
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin Autoimmune Diseases are a group of many diseases in which one’s own immune system attacks otherwise healthy cells in the body. These diseases are characterized by increased and intermittent inflammation. They differ from allergies because they do not require exposure to a certain… Continue reading Food Therapy For Autoimmune Health
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin Sometimes creative thinkers find inspiration in the most unusual places. While interviewing Dr. Josep Bassaganya-Riera, I found out that his work in nutritional and computational immunology started when he was training as a veterinarian in Spain. “Watching pigs die from infection and poor… Continue reading Dr. Bassaganya-Riera: Using Nutritional and Computational Immunology For Solving IBD
Written by: Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Becca Malizia, BS, Ellen M. Martin As many of you know, I suffer from a plethora of autoimmune symptoms. Over the years I have been to countless doctors, received numerous diagnoses, and continue to fight this battle with autoimmune disease (or autoinflammatory, or immune-mediated, depending on who you talk… Continue reading A Deep Dive Into Diets: Comparing Autoimmunity Suggested Protocols
“I think the idea of improving patient care for those with autoimmune diseases is incredibly important,” - anonymous patient participant in our “Autoimmunity Voices” survey. Our survey of autoimmune patients’ experiences revealed a common theme: the need to improve patient care. As Your Autoimmunity Connection, we share this same goal. Patient care does not just… Continue reading Spotlight on Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis
As a chronic disease patient, my dream is of a world where it doesn't take an average of three years and five doctors for patients to get a diagnosis for their autoimmune disease. Some 117 million people, or about half of all US adults, are living with one or more chronic health conditions, and many of them… Continue reading Your Autoimmunity Connection Newsletter
Vegetables have always been the vanguard to healthy eating. Seemingly since the dawn of time, parents have struggled to ensure their resistant children get enough greens, at least until the point when they realize that eating these bland, sometimes bitter, leaves are actually a worthy sacrifice in the name of good health. And yes, while… Continue reading Vegetables: A Diet Must-Have!