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Announcing the Conscious Autoimmunity AIP Reintros Program

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”  – Michael John Bobak We are very pleased to announce the launch of our AIP Reintros program! Emma recently caught up with Sarah Ballantyne over dinner, during her the Paleo Principles book tour. I mention it because of the first thing Sarah asked Emma when they went out Read More

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Why Critical Thinking is Important on the Autoimmune Protocol

“Belief is a wonderful way to pass the time until the facts come in.” ― Carl R White The science behind Sarah Ballantyne’s bestselling book, The Paleo Approach: Reverse Autoimmune Disease and Heal Your Body was one of the primary reasons that I first considered undertaking a diet and lifestyle change as extreme as the the Autoimmune Read More

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Introducing the Autoimmune Healing N=1 Workbook Kit + Giveaway

Emma and I established Conscious Autoimmunity to support the ongoing management of living a lifestyle using The Autoimmune Protocol as a template. We recognise that we each have unique histories, genetics, environments, and patterns of responding. That’s why we believe in AIP as a template, and also why standardized approaches to our health issues can, at Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Managing Stage 1 Reintroductions

  “… the secret in handling fear is to move yourself from a position of pain to a position of power.” ― Susan Jeffers, ‘Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway’   This quote could have been written specifically for those of us embarking on reintroductions after a period on the Autoimmune Protocol elimination phase. Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Planning and Preparation

“In life, most short cuts end up taking longer than taking the longer route.” ― Suzy Kassem We have some bad news: There are no short cuts with the reintroduction process.  Just as planning and preparation increases your chances of success on the elimination phase of Autoimmune Protocol, the same is true of the reintroduction phase. Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Creating Your Baseline

We often gain awareness through a baseline comparison between now and next. ― Sharon Weil Today’s post is short and sweet. But, it is a very important step in your personal AIP experience, not least because of all the effort you have given to your elimination phase of the protocol. Today we discuss the importance of establishing Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Balancing Life Style Factors

For those of us with an autoimmune disease, the profound effect that other factors have on our lives – such as work-life balance, stress management, relationships, our state of mind – all have on our health can often be more powerful than diet changes. Balancing Life Style Factors are essential to your overall health. Removing Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Food and Mood Diary

“Please read my diary, look through my things and figure me out.” ― Kurt Cobain Have you been keeping a food and mood diary during the course of your elimination phase? If your answer was ‘no’ – this post is for you! A little background There are several factors which influence the make-up of your Read More

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The Reintroduction Process

  If removing anger, blame, regret, resentment, guilt, blame and worry are all ways to improve your health, is the corollary then to add calm, harmony, contentment, kindness, respect, thanks and joy…? I wonder what would happen to the world if we all did that? Today we’re talking about reintroducing foods after you’ve been following an Read More