The Lupus Recovery Diet: A Natural Approach to Autoimmune Disease
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The Lupus Recovery Diet: A Natural Approach to Autoimmune Disease

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The Lupus Recovery Diet "The Lupus Recovery Diet" is a compilation of stories of people who've overcome autoimmune diseases such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia through diet and lifestyle changes. The book includes details of the program and delicious recipes. Full description
Paperback, 212 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Harbor Point Publishing
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melissa
Oct 01, 2007 melissa marked it as to-read
Because I like to eat and I hate taking drugs. And because the seven drugs I take fill up important space in my stomach that could be more importantly filled with cake frosting. I hope that cake frosting is part of this diet. If not then I will write the Cake Frosting Diet Book.
Loonies4lupus
A good book about to challenge your fight against Lupus with the natural approach.
Heather
This book was interesting. It has testimonials from people describing their life with Lupus, RA and Fibromyalgia before and after this diet. This diet is a low fat, whole food, vegan diet. Whole foods mean food just as it is found in nature. They give the example of potato = whole foods pasta = not whole food. There aren't any pasta trees out there. There is also a chapter about fasting. She believes that fasting during an inflammation time can be helpful. There were parts of the book that I agr...more
Mary
The only way to know if her prescribed recovery plan works is to do it, and there's no downside so it's definitely worth a try.

But she was wrong about proteins. There is such a thing as incomplete proteins and complete proteins. Whatever protein you eat is used right on the spot, so if you eat an incomplete protein, your body has to discard it--it can't save it to combine with another incomplete protein later on. So if you do cross over into vegan territory, make sure you're combining the proper...more
Meg
Mar 28, 2014 Meg rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2014
Take what you can hear/apply and leave the rest.
Yvonne
Reviewed well enough to see that there's nothing new to me here. Stop dairy and refined foods. Go vegan until inflammatory process calmed. Stop flours/gluten. Even water fast, or juice fast.
I'm too enculturated to cut out that much. I'll continue trying to cut out refined foods. 5/31/2009

9/15/2012: I thought I'd looked at this before, and voila, I had! This review I thought this is way too extreme. Not for me.

3/17/2013: I became interest in the JJ Virgin Diet and looked at this again.
Audrey
appreciate the stories and approach; of course her own personal success story is inspirational. I will try out the recipes on my way to a plant based diet to speed up my recovery
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