It can be confusing figuring out what to eat when you have an autoimmune condition. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Rheumatoid or any other autoimmune condition all are influenced by our food choices. I’m going to share insight on whether or not beef should be considered in your diet. Stick around to the end, I throw in a couple of critical points that you don’t want to miss about your overall diet.
There is an autoimmune cause commonly mislabeled as gluten reaction. Gluten is a cause of autoimmunity. It can be the culprit of your autoimmunity. However, there is another piece to the story you have not been told. Other items can mimic gluten. Other substances resemble gluten. This confusions the immune system. Even when you think you have removed gluten, you have not removed the reaction. I am sorry to tell you, but if this is you, your autoimmunity is not going to get better.
Why You Were Unsuccessful on a Gluten Free Diet
You tried gluten free didn’t you? Let me guess, it did not work. I cannot tell you the number of patients I see that still have symptoms after going gluten free. For years I have told patients that autoimmunity is complex. It requires experience to manage. More importantly, you cannot simply look at autoimmunity as having a single cause. It has multiple causes. Don’t misunderstand, gluten can be a cause. I do not advocate the consumption of traditional processed grains. If you eat them, your risk of autoimmunity significantly increases. Yet, you have already tried eliminating gluten, and here you still are fighting autoimmunity.
I have proof the gut is not the cause of autoimmunity. I know this is the complete opposite of everything that you have probably been told or read online. That said, I firmly stand my position. I will proclaim that the gut is not the cause of autoimmunity because I have definitive proof. Don’t believe all the hype. If you zero in on the gut as your target for addressing your autoimmune condition, you are doomed. You will fail.
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Asparagine, a simple amino acid, could be a major ally in your struggle with autoimmunity. Are you familiar with it? Probably not, but don’t feel bad about that. Frankly, between you and I, even many health care professionals are not familiar with it either. In fairness, it’s only talked about within limit circles. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t know about it. In fact, when it comes to managing your autoimmunity, not knowing about asparagine is the same as accepting more pain, fatigue, brain fog, inflammation and dysfunction.
Asparagine for Autoimmunity
Let’s get right to the point. Autoimmunity is your immune system in a state of confusion. It is reacting against you rather than working for you. Where does asparagine fit in you ask? Asparagine is the difference between your immune system seeing your body’s own structures as normal or something that it should react against. More specifically, your immune system thinks you are a bug, and not a good one. For example, when asparagine is present, everything looks as it should to your immune system. No bug, no reason to attack. When asparagine is not present, or deficient, now you have a problem. What looked normal, now mimics a bacteria or fungus.
What does your immune system normally do when it encounters a bacteria or fungus? You guess it! It develops a response and attacks it. In the case of inadequate asparagine, the same thing happens. Your immune system starts attacking you.
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If you are reading this, you or someone you know is likely dealing with autoimmunity. Autoimmunity can be a bit confusing. After all your immune system is attacking you. Ideally it should limit attacks to foreign substances or organisms such as bacteria and viruses. When an autoimmune condition is present, have you ever thought to ask yourself, what caused my immune system to turn on me? What changed that caused the immune system to suddenly flip. And I do mean suddenly.
Many often ask me, why am I having problems now when I have never had them before. You have probably asked yourself the same question related to autoimmunity. You may be shocked to know that the answer is not that difficult when you consider the cause, or better stated causes of autoimmunity. Something that I need you to understand before I continue on is that there is not a single cause for autoimmunity. There are causes. In fact, autoimmunity is like the perfect storm. You have to have several events that come together just right to great a catastrophic event. That my friend is autoimmunity.
I hear you. “Give me the causes.” I will, but hold on for a second. I have not given you the big picture. In addition to these large causes of autoimmunity, there are other considerations that sometimes get blamed as the cause of autoimmunity, but more specifically only amplify the effect. To prevent the confusion, I am going to share those with you as well.
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