Categorized Under “ Autoimmunity”


The Autoimmune Summit – Featuring Robb Wolf

Hey folks, We are excited to let you know about the upcoming free online Autoimmune Summit November 10-17 put together by our friend Dr. Amy Myers. As you know, we consider the topic of autoimmune disease very important. We are contacted by people all the time looking for help, answers, Read more…

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The LAST Blog Post You Ever Need To Read To Be Successful – (SERIOUSLY!)

Every day there’s a new blog post, podcast, book or expert telling you exactly what to eat (and/or not eat), when to eat, how to exercise (or not exercise), which supplements to take, how much you need to sleep… All you have to do is follow the protocol and you’ll Read more…

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How to Hack Your Immune System

Guest post written by: Dr. Tim Jackson Most of us looking to optimize our health get bombarded with information on hormones, gut health and detoxification. But we rarely hear very much about the immune system. The reasons for this are many, namely that it is quite complex and interacts with Read more…

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What You Need To Fill Your Belly & Fuel Your Brain

Okay folks, my latest blog posts have been a little heavy (and there are definitely more of them coming – brace yourself), so I’m going to lighten things up bit this time. It’s been a while since I’ve given you a list of recommended reading material and everyone likes snacks. Read more…

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Top Ten Signs You Could Be Suffering From Autoimmunity

Guest post written by Tara Grant: You’ve been Paleo for a couple years and things are great. Your weight is down, your energy’s up, your hormones are balanced—diet and exercise are locked down tight. You’re PAF 90% of the time and feel like a rock star most days. Things are Read more…

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Matarese, G., Procaccini, C., & De Rosa, V. (2012). At the crossroad of T cells, adipose tissue, and diabetes. Immunological reviews, 249(1), 116–34. doi:10.1111/j.1600-065X.2012.01154.x

The Impact of Nutrition on Autoimmune Disease – Part 3

Written by: Matt Baran-Mickle Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 Metabolism and Immunity The obesity epidemic is widely recognized, and while the precise causes are not entirely clear, the presence of excessive nutrient intake and subsequent systemic metabolic dysfunction is not controversial. Obesity is frequently accompanied Read more…

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The Impact of Nutrition on Autoimmune Disease – Part 2

Written by: Matt Baran-Mickle If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Part 1. The Intestinal Barrier: Where the Rubber Meets the Road The mucosal immune system[1] is the largest interface between our internal and external environments – the small intestine alone has an approximate surface area of 400 Read more…

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The Impact of Nutrition on Autoimmune Disease – Intro

Written by: Matt Baran-Mickle   Interactions between our immune system and the environment are one of the most foundational, and, unfortunately, one of the most poorly understood aspects of an evolutionary perspective on health and disease. During my undergraduate studies I had the opportunity to complete a literature review investigating Read more…

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The Shelves Overfloweth With New Paleo Reading (and Cooking) Material…

Remember when the only paleo books on the market were “The Paleo Diet” and “The Paleo Solution”? It was a time before iPads and smart phones, back when we still had to read books with pages… Honestly, I’m not entirely sure how we survived… Well, lucky for us we are Read more…

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Paleo Craziness: What’s With This Carbofastcycliccoffeeloading Thing??

You’re in the market for a new car – you find an awesome deal on a really sweet brand spanking new ride and you jump on it.  You drive the car home and you like it a lot – it rides smooth, looks great and is, yeah, pretty much perfect.  Read more…

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