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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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Taking the Stress Out of AIP Vacation Cooking

Vacation’s while on AIP can seem counterproductive, I mean how do you relax & focus on stress management while thinking about how to eat and stay compliant? How can you take the stress out of AIP  vacation cooking? Wanting to spend as much time on the beach and with family as possible, there was no Read More

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Investing in yourself

You may have seen this on social media but I’ve just been on the most wonderful & relaxing vacation! It was long overdue and very nearly didn’t happen, but for me, I know if I don’t take time to  take the foot of the gas, juggling all the veritable balls that a single working mum Read More

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Farm to Table – Getting to Know Your Farmer

The mild winter in Chicago has paved the way for a wet Spring. But this past weekend, we’ve had a break in the grey clouds to enable us to head out to our local grass fed farm to enjoy their first farm tour of the Spring and and show my family the importance of supporting 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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Reintroducing Foods on AIP

Knowing when to reintroduce foods on an elimination diet like The Autoimmune Protocol becomes a true conundrum for many of us, so please know upfront – up close and personally – that you are not alone.  Navigating the WHEN, WHY and HOW often takes a level of commitment and resolve that we simply can’t undertake having already made so Read More

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Unconscious Choices and What They Can Mean

If you are like me, it took a while for you to sum up the courage to reintroduce any foods after having found so much relief in the elimination phase of the Autoimmune Protocol.  I gingerly dipped my toe into the waters of re-introductions at 9-months. Oddly enough, as I moved to reintroduce foods carefully Read More