The Wahls Protocol
Author: Terry Wahls M.D., Eve Adamson
An integrative approach to healing chronic autoimmune conditions by a doctor, researcher, and sufferer of progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) whose TEDx talk is already a web sensation Like many physicians, Dr. Terry Wahls focused on treating her patients’ ailments with drugs or surgical procedures—until she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2000. Within three years, her back and stomach muscles had weakened to the point where she needed a tilt-recline wheelchair. Conventional medical treatments were failing her, and she feared that she would be bedridden for the rest of her life. Dr. Wahls began studying the latest research on autoimmune disease and brain biology, and decided to get her vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids from the food she ate rather than pills and supplements. Dr. Wahls adopted the nutrient-rich paleo diet, gradually refining and integrating it into a regimen of neuromuscular stimulation. First, she walked slowly, then steadily, and then she biked eighteen miles in a single day. In November 2011, Dr. Wahls shared her remarkable recovery in a TEDx talk that immediately went viral. Now, in The Wahls Protocol, she shares the details of the protocol that allowed her to reverse many of her symptoms, get back to her life, and embark on a new mission: to share the Wahls Protocol with others suffering from the ravages of multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune conditions.
The cookbook companion to the groundbreaking The Wahls Protocol, featuring delicious, nutritionally dense recipes tailored to each level of the Wahls Paleo Diet. The Wahls Protocol has become a sensation, transforming the lives of people who suffer from autoimmune disorders. Now, in her highly anticipated follow-up, Dr. Wahls is sharing the essential Paleo-inspired recipes her readers need to reduce and often eliminate their chronic pain, fatigue, brain fog, and other symptoms related to autoimmune problems, neurological diseases, and other chronic conditions, even when physicians have been unable to make a specific diagnosis. Packed with easy-to-prepare meals based on Dr. Wahls’s pioneering therapeutic lifestyle clinic and her clinical research, in a simple format readers can customize to their own needs and preferences, this cookbook features breakfasts, smoothies, skillet meals, soups, wraps, salads, and snacks that are inexpensive to prepare, nourishing, and delicious. With strategies for cooking on a budget, reducing food waste, celebrating the holidays without compromising health, and helpful tips from fellow Wahls Warriors, The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life will empower readers to make lasting changes and finally reclaim their health. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Sarah Ballantyne
Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
The Wahls Protocol
Author: Terry Wahls
After progressive multiple sclerosis landed Dr Wahls in a tilt/recline wheelchair, she exhaustively researched autoimmune disease and brain biology, and embraced the concepts of functional medicine. Determined to overcome her initial dismal diagnosis,, she made a choice to rely on food as her medicine and begun using paleo concepts as guidelines for her unique, nutrient rich plan. As her broken biochemistry began to fix itself, Dr Wahls soon retained full mobility and left her wheel chair behind for good. Dr Wahls transformation was nothing short of miraculous, and she knew these treatments could be life-changing for anyone struggling with an autoimmune condition. Now, Dr Wahls shares her pioneering research along with three levels of nutrient-rich diets that can help you reverse the debilitating symptoms of your disease. The Wahls Protocol gave Dr Wahls her life back. Give it the chance to restore yours.
Multiple Sclerosis can now be healed and this book shows you how. Though MS is widely believed to be incurable, Boroch's breakthrough treatment protocol can dramatically restore patients to health. This landmark book describes her own tumultuous journey with MS: • Her quest for a cure • Case histories of those who have triumphed over MS • The real causes of MS • How to develop a personal treatment plan • Everything you need to bring about recovery, including a detailed and effective self-help treatment protocol • Delicious recipes and recommended foods, with two weeks of sample menus • A five-week nutritional makeover, recommended supplements and a daily sample supplement schedule • A list of recommended products • User-friendly charts and resources
Dr. Terry Wahls links micronutrient starvation to the epidemics of chronic disease that are overtaking modern society. She explains the key roles mitochondria play in maintaining a healthy brain and body. Americans are eating so poorly, something we all know to be true, that the majority of Americans are missing key building blocks that are needed for brain cells to be healthy. The result is an epidemic of depression, aggression, multiple sclerosis and early dementia. She then teaches you how to eat for healthy mitochondria, a healthy brain and a healthy body in language that is clear and concise, even for those without a science background. In this book, Dr. Wahls explains basic brain biology in simple terms. She tells us what vitamin, mineral and essential fat building blocks are needed by the mitochondria and other key structures in the brain. Then she explains what foods are good sources for those key nutrients. Over a hundred recipes are provided to help get you started on this new way of eating. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be used to fund research into the benefits of these interventions in others.
Written by a fellow sufferer, this book provides practical coping mechanisms to ease physical and emotional discomfort from autoimmune disease.
My Two Moms
Author: Zach Wahls
An advocate and son of same-gender parents recounts his famed address to the Iowa House of Representatives on civil unions, and describes his positive experiences of growing up in an alternative family in spite of prejudice.
Author: Cindy Santa Ana Chc, Cynthia Santa Ana
Are you suffering from low energy, unwanted pounds and minor health concerns, like high cholesterol, headaches or allergies? It could be the food you are eating. Do you want to ditch processed foods, but don't know where to start? Unprocessed Living will teach you how to: Spot ingredients that are wreaking havoc on your health Swap your unhealthy staples for more nutritious versions Save time and money on healthy food Prepare quick, nutritious meals that your family will love Over 100 healthy recipes to get you started! Plus, learn how to eat healthy when dining out or traveling, how to get your family on board and how to get your kids to eat healthy as well. You'll also learn how to keep a healthy home, where you'll learn how to choose safer personal care and cleaning products and items around the home."
Author: Leanne Ely
Going Paleo does not have to be a full-time job! Paleo is today’s fastest-growing food trend, and while it has many benefits, getting started can be intimidating and confusing. In Part-Time Paleo, nutritionist and New York Times bestselling author Leanne Ely helps remove those obstacles as she teaches you how to: Equip your kitchen for success Stock your pantry, fridge, and freezer for quick and easy meals Simplify your life with menu plans, grocery lists, and serving suggestions Harness the magic of your slow cooker Make dozens of delicious gluten-and dairy-free recipes Part-Time Paleo makes going Paleo fun, easy, and delicious.
The Wahls Protocol by Terry Wahls M.D.: Conversation Starters Dr. Terry Wahls was a typical physician who prescribed drugs and medical procedures to treat her patients. But when she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, not even her faith in drugs and modern medicine could heal her. She became increasingly debilitated and eventually had to be confined to a wheelchair. She realized she had to find a solution for her sickness outside conventional medicine. This is when she started researching and experimenting on herself. She later came out with The Wahls Protocol which reversed her decline and allowed her to be physically active and well-functioning once more. This book gives details of how the protocol can be adopted by people with autoimmune diseases and by those who want to stay healthy. Wahls' TEDx talk about her recovery from multiple sclerosis was an internet sensation. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: - Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups - Foster a deeper understanding of the book - Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately - Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage you to before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.
The Autoimmune Protocol Diet is gaining attention as the top health-supportive diet for the 50 million people suffering from autoimmune conditions; however living the AIP way can feel confusing and overwhelming. You may have no idea where to start and are overwhelmed by the seemingly endless list of foods to avoid and strict guidelines to adhere to -- the reality is that you can do the AIP diet easily (and deliciously!) Written by popular AIP blogger, Sophie Van Tiggelen, of A Squirrel in the Kitchen, The Autoimmune Protocol Made Simple Cookbook distills the complicated science and diet tenets found in other AIP books down to most practical, actionable, "need-to-know" information in the form of diet guidelines, 100 recipes, shopping lists, as well as simple tools and strategies for doing the AIP diet successfully. This book makes AIP clear and understandable with short, succinct explanations of the different AIP approaches and 100 AIP-compliant recipes that are inventive and delicious -- and don't make you feel like you are eating on a restricted diet.
Healing With Paleo
Author: Jamie Koonce
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
What's Safe to Eat When You Have an Autoimmune Disease? Let's face it. If you're sick with an autoimmune condition such as Hashimoto's, Celiac, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, chronic fatigue, or one of the many other autoimmune conditions out there, you simply don't have the energy to sift through piles of information just to try to figure out what's "safe" to eat. All you want is to find a way to finally heal and to eat in a way that's easy to follow, tastes good, and supports your healing...but it always seems so complicated. Eating to Heal Autoimmune Disease Doesn't Have to Be So Hard You've probably already read about the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol on various blogs or heard about it from a friend. Perhaps you've read other books that tell you the whys and the hows of autoimmune paleo, but you've been left feeling a bit confused. You need less of the "why" and more of the "how to"-without having to learn how to make the perfect paleo donut or an enticing cricket paella. Stop Relying on Willpower, There's a Better Way There's a way to do the autoimmune paleo diet that doesn't rely on your willpower to resist the pizza or cake, or your ability to slave over a hot stove to produce three gourmet AIP meals per day. And you don't have to survive on canned tuna and broccoli every day--or ever. Enter the art of meal planning, shopping like a PRO, and batch cooking, all of which you'll learn in Healing with Paleo. People around you will start to notice that your skin looks great, and they'll be wondering what beauty products you've been using. You'll have more energy, a slimmer waistline, and more muscle definition. Finally a simple solution to the question of what's "safe" to eat.
How to Feed a Brain
Author: Cavin Balaster
"After sustaining his severe injury, the author devoted years to researching and connecting with doctors, nutritionists, practitioners, neuroscientists, and more to learn how to optimize brain recovery and function. How to Feed a Brain is the culmination of the nutritional tools that he has learned through this journey and used in his own recovery. This book is not only for someone with a brain injury or disease, but also for anyone seeking to improve their brain. " -- Publisher.
Author: Sylvia Llewelyn Bower, RN, Steve Plogsted, PharmD, Mary Kay Sharrett, SM, RD, LD, CNSD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Fully Revised and Updated An indispensable guide on how to safely alter your diet, manage your symptoms, and adjust to living gluten-free Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by an inability to digest gluten, a protein found in wheat and other grains that affects as many as 1 in 133 Americans. Written by a nurse, dietician, and clinical pharmacist, Celiac Disease, Second Edition provides everything you need to know to live a healthy wheat-free and gluten-free lifestyle including how to: recognize and treat the most common symptoms eat gluten-free and avoid hidden glutens, especially in common medications prepare your kitchen and prevent cross-contamination cook and bake gluten-free including delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes for breads, breakfasts, main courses, and desserts dine out, travel, and entertain safely tackle the emotional issues of having celiac disease raise a child with celiac disease and much more. Containing the most up-to-date research and packed with tips, resources, and a one-week meal plan to make going gluten-free easy, Celiac Disease gives you everything you need to live fully and richly while maintaining a gluten-free lifestyle.