10 Tips For Success: 1. Be positive and upbeat about the changes you’re making. These changes are for the good of your health. 2. A little planning goes a long way! Plan the meals and snacks you’ll have throughout the day. Be prepared with convenient portable snacks (i.e. nuts, seed, and dried fruit) for your…

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Secret To A Non-Boring Diet:  Variety “Variety is the spice of life!”  ~ famous quote from British poet, William Cowper Without variety, any diet can seem boring and restrictive….which may lead to the patient not following through the recommended time frame.   To keep variety in your diet, follow these tips for success: Be positive…

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What Is A Food Emergency And How Can You Avoid It?   When your blood sugar starts to drop, you are hard-wired to eat anything (and everything) in sight. To think you can use willpower to control your hunger or cravings contradicts the science of how your brain controls your behavior. The more willpower you…

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Autoimmune Diet: Holiday Recipes Just because the holidays are here, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy good food while on the Autoimmune Diet!  Enjoy these recipes, which are made with Autoimmune Diet- friendly foods! We will have these available for our patients in the office.   Ask for your copy the next time you’re in the…

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Be sure to check out other Autoimmune Diet articles on the blog:  The Autoimmune Diet: Breakfast Ideas The Autoimmune Diet: Tips For Traveling The Autoimmune Diet: Eating Out The Autoimmune Diet: Fermented Foods Are Good For You The Autoimmune Diet:  Holiday Meals AUTOIMMUNE DIET:  BAKING WITH COCONUT FLOUR & ALMOND FLOUR One of the foods that the Autoimmune Diet patients…

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Caution: Use Almond Flour Sparingly Why do you ask? 1.  Almond flour skews perception about quantity and too much can be consumed at once. A cup of almond flour contains about 90 almonds! This was calculated by dividing 640 calories in a cup of almond flour by 7 calories in an almond. Almond flour disguises…

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When you’re following a strict diet to calm inflammation, repair a leaky gut, or manage an autoimmune disease, the lack of variety can be frustrating. But you’d be surprised how deftly the humble cauliflower can jazz up your meals. Cauliflower’s first impression is not good. It’s pale, bland, and smelly when steamed. But cauliflower’s gift is in…

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Food Intolerence Vs. Food Allergies Note that food intolerances are different than food allergies.  Food allergies only affect about 1 to 2 percent of the population, whereas food intolerance occurs in up to 20 percent of the population, and that number could be even higher. “With allergies, symptoms can be very dangerous and even life-threatening.…

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“Why can’t I have XYZ on the diet?” So, we are here to answer that question for you. WHY CAN’T I HAVE THAT ON THE AUTOIMMUNE DIET? Tomatoes:   The Acidic content and stomach damage that nightshades cause can contribute to both stomach dysfunction and leaky gut syndrome. Tomatoes are very acidic and as a part of…

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Repairvite which allows us to properly heal your leaky gut syndrome, or intestinal permeability, which is often the cause of many areas of dysfunction in a patient’s health, from thyroid problems, to cortisol problems, to IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) to ADD/ADHD. WHAT TO EAT ON DR. GREEN’S AUTOIMMUNE DIET Many of our patients are on…

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