The Autoimmune Paleo Diet can be a great tool for those with autoimmune conditions but the diet can be tricky to navigate and often lead to confusing questions such as:  What foods can I actually eat? What foods should I avoid? How do I prepare the foods I can eat?

In this episode, Seth is joined by Lili Hanft, Grassroots Functional Medicine Nutritionist and Lifestyle Coach, to discuss practical application tools, tips and resources that you can utilize to be successful when incorporating an AIP diet into your lifestyle.

This is part two in our AIP Diet series.  If you haven’t already, check out Episode 15: The Autoimmune Paleo Diet: What It Is, the Science Behind It, and Who Can Benefit.

In this episode, Seth and Lili discuss:

☝ Common mistakes people make on the AIP diet
✅ Signs that you are not eating a balanced AIP diet
🍲 What a balanced meal looks like on AIP
❓ How to set your body up for consistent cycles of food
🧭 Successful strategies for busy people
👀 Simple equipment needed for creating fun and delicious AIP foods
🐄 AIP substitutes to use in place of your favorite foods like dairy and grains
🏪 Where to shop and find AIP foods
🥗 Best way to clean your vegetables to eliminate pesticides
🍏 Lili’s favorite AIP snacks
🍬 Ways to handle intense cravings like sugar withdrawal
⏰ What to do when you don’t have time to cook
👪 Why it is helpful to work with someone when you are following the AIP diet

Resources mentioned in this episode: 

  • Siete Cassava Tortillas
  • Jovial Foods Cassava Pasta
  • Barnana Plantain Chips
  • Artisana Organics Coconut Butter
  • Chatfield Carob Powder
  • Teeccino Dandelion Dark Roast Herbal Tea

Food Sourcing

More About Lili Hanft and Nutrient Dense Nourishment

Lili Hanft is passionate about the power of real food to support the body’s innate ability to heal. She believes that nourishing our bodies with nutrient-dense foods can be a profound source of joy and empowerment.

Lili’s primary goal is to inspire people, to become excited about cooking, explore local and seasonal foods and discover how nutrition can transform their health.

Consultations with Lili emphasize education on the “whys” behind nutritional recommendations, as well as support with the practical steps of dietary change: food sourcing, batch cooking, and creating balanced meals.

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About the Author: Dr. Seth Osgood is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM) Certified Practitioner. Dr. Osgood received his post-graduate training in Functional Medicine through the IFM and from working with Dr. Amy Myers. He has helped people from around the world improve their health utilizing a Functional Medicine approach.

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