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What kind of diet might be most effective for rheumatoid arthritis?

There are a number of reasons why the AIP protocol is effective for auto-immune disease including rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However it is important to point out that not all will respond to AIP, there are many factors that contribute to auto-immune disease apart from diet. AIP is not the only diet that works, in fact […]

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Rheumatoid arthritis and diet – what worked for 10 people

Foods that cause reactions for 10 people with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) (Please read my earlier post also – case studies where eliminating certain foods put RA into remission) For information on how to follow an auto-immune protocol: The Paleo Mom – Sarah Balantyne Phoenix Helix – RA and AIP – Eileen Laird Auto-Immune paleo – […]

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Case studies – diet changes reverse rheumatoid arthritis

Case studies – diet changes reverse rheumatoid arthritis This is the first of a series of posts where I will be posting results from my research project. In this post I look at documented case studies where diet changes have eliminated or reduced symptoms of RA. I’ve given a summary of the studies as well […]

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Rheumatoid arthritis and diet research project

It’s been a while since I’ve posted! Over the next few weeks, I’ll be doing a series of blog posts about rheumatoid arthritis and diet based on a post-graduate research project I did last year at Massey University. Here is what the topic was called: “An investigation into the use of a Paleolithic diet by […]

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Pre-European Hawaiian high carb diet trial (paleo) reverses Lupus, obesity and diabetes

This is a clinical study from 1989 In 1989 a native pre-Western contact diet was fed to a group of Native Hawaiians with risk factors for heart disease. The programme was called the Waianae Diet Programme. Twenty people were placed on the diet for 21 days. Native pure Hawaiians have a rate of obesity second […]

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Premature ovarian failure in a patient with Sjögren syndrome reversed eliminating gluten, dairy and other foods

Elimination diets are a proven protocol for reducing disease activity in a number of auto-immune diseases. I am currently researching their effectiveness in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). (Elimination diets and rheumatoid arthritis) The paleo diet is a version of an elimination diet, as it removes a number of foods known to  trigger antibodies, for example gliadin […]

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