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Tag: autoimmunity

How Parasites Contribute to Autoimmunity

If you have been diagnosed with an autoimmune condition or experience chronic aches and pains, it is worthwhile to consider that you may also have an underlying parasitic infection.

In my 12 years of clinical experience, I have found that most people suffering from autoimmune or chronic conditions — including but not limited to multiple sclerosis, migraines, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, obesity, and irritable bowels — are carrying unseen invaders that are wreaking havoc with their immune system. Unfortunately, there is only so much better one can get without clearing out the parasites.

Christa Beigler and I spoke in depth about how parasites can contribute to autoimmune and other chronic conditions on The Less Stressed Life podcast

Click here to listen: 
Did it make you wonder if parasites could be contributing to your personal health issues? Book a free Naturopathic Assessment with me to see if a parasite protocol could change your life!

Painless Pain Management by Addressing Inflammation

Is chronic pain ruining your life?

I recently joined Megan Van Buren on her “Painless Pain Management” podcast to discuss a different approach to pain management by focusing on reducing inflammation.Painless Pain Management podcast

Since most–if not all–symptoms are due to inflammation, addressing the underlying inflammation by identifying and eliminating the personal inflammatory triggers is not only a scientifically valid approach, it’s also super effective.

Megan and I had a wide-ranging conversation where I shared my theory of autoimmunity (it’s not what we’ve been told!) and how parasites can trigger chronic inflammation.

We talk about how I use the Mediator Release Test to design a customized oligoantigenic dietary therapy for the clients in my virtual clinic, and how and why that’s more effective in reducing inflammation than traditional elimination diets, guesswork, or diet fads.

Listen in on our talk about Autoimmunity, Inflammation and Parasites here.

Food Sensitivities, Inflammation, and the Autoimmune Connection

I will be interviewed by Sharon Saylor, host of the Autoimmune Hour radio show, on Friday, August 31st, 2018, at 7pm PDT. Here are the details – I hope you tune in!

“A delightful chat with Dr. Elizabeth Yarnell about her mission and methods to improve lives simply by changing the way we think about food and anti-inflammatory diets. As a board-certified naturopath and designer of customized anti-inflammatory diets, Dr. Yarnell runs a nationwide food therapy clinic to help people discover the specific foods that not only taste good but make them feel good, too.
A 1999 diagnosis of multiple sclerosis forced Dr. Yarnell to re-think everything she thought she knew about health and inspired the now-patented invention of a quick and easy method for cooking whole foods that she introduced in her 2009 best-selling cookbook: “Glorious One-Pot Meals: A Revolutionary New Quick and Healthy Approach to Dutch Oven Cooking.”
In 2011, she launched the “Fight MS with Food” project to investigate the connection between diet and autoimmune symptoms. In this episode Dr. Yarnell shares some of what she discovered, for example:
  • Causes of inflammation and how to minimize it
  • What are food sensitivities and how you can become allergic to food
  • The gold-standard test for finding food allergies
  • The connection between diet and autoimmune symptoms
  • Other things that can cause inflammation besides food
  • What is ‘Dutch Oven Cooking, plus so much more….
I only wished we’d had more than an hour, as you will hear how passionate Dr. Yarnell is on her quest to improve lives simply by changing the way we think about food. Learn more about Dr. Elizabeth Yarnell and take time to explore her healthy eating and natural lifestyle blog, “Effortless Eating for Healthier Bodies” at Then join us on August 31, at 7PM ET at”

Nutrition and Autoimmunity: The Diet Connection

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease?

Have you been told that no one knows why people develop autoimmune issues and that the only treatments are with heavy-duty toxic drugs or, as with Crohn’s Disease, extractive surgeries to remove the offending body parts?

Have you been following your doctor’s orders yet still feeling worse and worse?

The Weston A. Price Foundation for Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts.

Then this new approach to dealing with autoimmunity is something you need to hear.

I will be giving a talk about Nutrition and Autoimmunity this Saturday for the Weston A. Price Foundation, Boulder chapter. New research is showing how simple dietary changes can reduce the rogue T-cell activity that leads to autoimmune disorders. Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and other inflammatory conditions can improve from eating the right foods and avoiding the wrong ones.

If you want to take back control over your health, you should plan to attend this transformative talk.

Of course, all are always welcome to contact me directly for a free phone consultation to learn all I know about how to manage autoimmune diseases through dietary changes.

Here is the information for the event on Saturday: Hope to see you there!

Nutrition and Autoimmunity: The Diet Connection

Weston A. Price Foundation: Boulder Chapter Meeting

Saturday, December 6  10am – 1pm
St. Ambrose Episcopal Church
7520 S. Boulder Rd, Boulder, CO 80303
Entrance on Barcelona Drive


9:45am Volunteers needed to set up
10-10:45am WAPF friendly vendors
10:45am Announcements, Green Pasture product raffle, and giveaways! Must be present to win.
Potluck & social time to follow.
11:45am-1:00pm Elizabeth Yarnell’s Presentation

1:00pm Please stay to help clean up if you can!

 Potluck info:

Please bring a dish to share with everyone made from whole, natural foods. This is a great place to showcase your favorite organ meat dish, fermented veggies/beverages, and soaked grain dishes. Please, no unfermented soy (when in doubt, leave it out), and no artificial flavorings, colorings, or preservatives. Avoid modern oils. Traditional oils including animal fats, butter/ghee, extra virgin olive oil, expeller expressed sesame and flax oil, and coconut and palm oil are all ok. See Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon for recipe ideas. If you are new, bring a salad of organic fruits or veggies (with olive oil as a dressing). Please label your dish to indicate ingredients, allergens, grains, dairy, organic, etc.


Children are welcome! There is a playground just outside our meeting for them.

Please forward this information to anyone you know who might be interested!