The way autoimmune disease is viewed and treated is undergoing a major change as an estimated 50 million Americans (and growing) suffer from these conditions. For many patients, the key to true wellness is in holistic treatment, although they might not know how to begin their journey to total recovery.
The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook, from Mickey Trescott and Angie Alt of Autoimmune-Paleo.com, is a comprehensive guide to living healthfully with autoimmune disease. While conventional medicine is limited to medication or even surgical fixes, Trescott and Alt introduce a complementary solution that focuses on seven key steps to recovery: inform, collaborate, nourish, rest, breathe, move, and connect.
Each step demystifies the process to reclaim total mind and body health. With five autoimmune conditions between them, Trescott and Alt have achieved astounding results using the premises laid out in the book. The Autoimmune Wellness Handbook goes well beyond nutrition and provides the missing link so that you can get back to living a vibrant, healthy life.
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About the Author
MICKEY TRESCOTT, NTP, is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, chef, blogger, and author of The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook. She is the creator of AIP Batch Cook, a video-based cooking program that teaches users how to prepare allergen-free meals in their own home. She teaches cooking classes online and at seminars around the country, as well as at Bastyr University. Mickey is on the board of directors for Hashimoto’s Awareness, an advocacy organization for sufferers of Hashimoto’s disease. In 2012, Mickey founded Autoimmune-Paleo.com, a website with recipes and resources for those suffering from autoimmune diseases. She lives in Willamette Valley, Oregon.
ANGIE ALT, NTC, CHC, is a Nutritional Therapy Consultant, Certified Health Coach and author of The Alternative Autoimmune Cookbook, a recipe and guidebook for the Autoimmune Protocol. She is the creator of SAD to AIP in SIX, an online coaching program that has helped over a 1,000 members on the path to wellness, teaching them how to transition their diets and lifestyle over a six-week period. In 2015, Angie became a partner at Autoimmune-Paleo.com. She lives in Washington, D.C.
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