Updated March 28th, 2020
The autoimmune protocol diet (AIP) can be incredibly beneficial for people dealing with autoimmune conditions.
Did you know that autoimmunity is one of the top ten causes of fatality in females under sixty-five years old? According to the National Institutes of Health, autoimmune disorders affect over twenty-three million people in the United States each year. Thankfully, this can be managed with the AIP diet.
Autoimmune disorders include hundreds of medical conditions that are due to the body’s own immune system attacking its own organs. For example, thyroiditis is an attack on the thyroid gland, Crohn’s disease attacks the gastrointestinal system, multiple sclerosis attacks the nervous system, and lupus primarily attacks the kidneys.
One of the most frustrating things about autoimmune conditions is that there is no curative