Paleo Diet Autoimmune. The AIP diet is designed to help reduce inflammation pain or other symptoms caused by autoimmune diseases. Gluten is inflammatory for the gut and should be removed from the diet of anyone with autoimmune disorders.
Studies find it promotes a chronic imbalance between T reg and T H 17 cells. We will explore the similarities between the African diet and the AIP diet and foods eaten in the continent of Africa for thousands of years and surprisingly AIP compliant. Fructose from fruits and starchy vegetables aiming for between 10g and 40g daily-note that 20g is probably optimal Salt using only unrefined salt such as Himalayan pink salt or Celtic gray salt High-glycemic-load fruits and vegetables such as dried fruit.
As I mentioned earlier the goal is to reduce body inflammation and allow the gut a chance to heal.
While there are variations on what cavemen actually ate based on where they lived the general principles are very applicable to autoimmune disease. Coconut milk Fresh or frozen fruits Meats fresh or frozen that are free of additives chemicals and nitrates. Many folks come to the Autoimmune Protocol having spent time eating vegan or vegetarian diets sometimes for long periods of time. Studies find it promotes a chronic imbalance between T reg and T H 17 cells.