Autoimmune diseases are caused by the immune system since this same attacks the cells of the body, acting as an aggressor and destroyer of organs or tissue. There are currently more than 80 autoimmune diseases, these include celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis or multiple escleorosis.
When a disease of this type is developed, food plays a catalytic role, because that allows us to cope with the Agency and also, in some cases, find a cure. In this sense, there are some foods that are completely prohibited and other highly recommended.
The autoimmune ‘Protocol’ is a set of guidelines related to food that was developed as a means to combat the effects of these diseases can also however be followed by people not suffering from them.
This diet excludes cereals, legumes, dairy products, sugars added and also, during an initial period, foods that are potentially irritating and inflammatory for the digestive tract as egg, nuts, sweetener artificial, alcoholic beverages, spices, coffee or cocoa.
As it progresses with the Protocol, will be cleaning up the intestinal barrier and the syndrome of intestinal permeability, one of the reasons by which the Agency could attack by confusion to their own cells.
Also left side snacks and processed industrial, which anyway should eliminate any kind of diet. Meat products (sausages, minced meat or cold meat) are also not recommended, nor abuse of fish (salmon or tuna) due to the high content of heavy metals.
Almost all patients who follow the protocol note an improvement in symptoms, always considering the type of chronic condition that suffer. As it’s disease without a cure, this guideline should be considered more than a diet for a specific time, a way of life.
The most preferred group of food for this type of disease is one that brings a lot of energy, such as potato, cassava, sweet potatoes or sweet potatoes and tapioca, which are rich in carbohydrates without gluten. Can be eaten for breakfast or include in soups, vegetable creams, salads or in the form of chips.
Foods rich in healthy fats are also highly recommended, avocado, oily fish, seeds and vegetable oils, since nutrients such as Omega 3 and Omega 6, which act as potent anti-inflammatory drugs can be of them. Moreover the lipids present in these products are essential for health, that Yes, you must be careful of eating them raw, not hot, not only we entregaríamos frying to the body.