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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 – foods that trigger, and diet that helps

In my last post I talked about how a low carb diet can be miraculous for those with an auto-immune disease. Although reducing carbohydrates reduces blood sugar and insulin levels, and consequently inflammatory markers, this is unlikely to be the main reason a low carbohydrate diet works in reducing auto-immune disease. I’ve blogged in the […]

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NZ nutritionist Jess shares the diet that put her Ulcerative Colitis into remission

 By Jess Fisk, NZ Nutritionist. Three years in remission without medication for Ulcerative Colitis, an auto-immune Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Here is a little insight of my journey with Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and how I have stayed in remission for 3 years, almost symptom free without any medication. UC is a form of inflammatory bowel disease […]

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A high dose of Vitamin D reduces menstrual cramps significantly

Once upon a time I suffered ghastly menstrual cramps. The sort of ghastly that with every wave of cramps, I would have a bout of intense nausea that usually resulted in me hanging over the toilet. If I took enough regular ibuprofen, I was usually okay, it was manageable. Mine was primary dysmenorrhea – that […]

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