Reintroducing Foods on the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) | A Squirrel in the Kitchen
The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) is a powerful dietary tool that has the potential (when done properly) to reverse autoimmune disease by lowering systemic inflammation in the body and setting the stage for healing to happen. To better understand the way the autoimmune protocol works, one can divide it into 3 phases: the initial elimination phase,...
Hashimoto's Symptoms Checklist (With Printable PDF)
Hashimoto's disease comes with a myriad of uncomfortable, and often debilitating symptoms ranging from brain fog to weight gain, to intolerance to cold. Though the symptoms may seem endless, there is a way to alleviate them and heal, and that process starts with awareness!
7 Foods That Are Making Your Thyroid Sick
Every cell in the body depends on thyroid hormones for regulation of their metabolism. So if your thyroid is sick, your entire body will suffer. Learn about the 7 foods that are detrimental to your thyroid and the science behind WHY they're causing thyroid diseases like Hashimoto's and hypothyroidism.
AIP Herbs and Spices | A Squirrel in the Kitchen
Herbs and spices are a wonderful way to add a pop of flavor to any dish! For those following the Autoimmune Protocol (also referred to as the AIP), navigating the land of herbs and spices can be tricky. Some of them are safe to eat, and some of them are to be avoided during the...
Anti-Inflammatory Meal Plan: A Week's Worth of Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Looking to tame chronic inflammation? Or maybe you’d just like to eat a little better in general? You may want to give an anti-inflammatory diet a whirl. This healthy eating mantra encourages you to limit sugar, red meat, full-fat dairy and processed foods and instead load up on whole grains,...