Episode 127: Reversing Autoimmune Disease
with Dr. Terry Wahls
Autoimmune diseases are on the rise, but Dr. Terry Wahls recovered from near paralysis by changing her diet. On today’s episode, learn about:
- what minerals protect our cells from autoimmune diseases
- how to preserve brain health with diet and lifestyle
- the importance of social connection and a sense of purpose to our health
Through her research and personal experience with progressive MS, Dr. Terry Wahls found that modifying the paleo diet and emphasizing dark, leafy greens, grassfed or wildcaught meat, deeply pigmented plants (beets, carrots, berries), and healthy fats supports health on a cellular level. Today, she explains the science behind cellular nutrition and why it’s more difficult now than ever to eat a healthy diet.
Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions. Listen to Dr. Wahls’ amazing story and discover what foods hold the keys to slowing neurologic decline and aging, reducing mental health symptoms, and improving our kids’ performance in school.
Connect with Dr. Terry Wahls:
Click here to download her Wahls Diet Cheat Sheet
Dr. Terry Wahls also hosts the Wahls Protocol Seminar every August where anyone can learn how to implement the Protocol with ease and success. Follow her on Facebook (Terry Wahls MD), on Instagram @drterrywahls, and on Twitter at @TerryWahls.
Learn more about her MS clinical trials by reaching out to her team via this email: MSDietStudy@healthcare.uiowa.edu.