Episode 232

Top Healthy Foods That Prevent & Treat Autoimmune Disease

With Dr. Elroy Vojdani

Autoimmune diseases are a huge issue, affecting over 80 million Americans. They include type 1 diabetes, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, colitis, Crohn’s disease, and dozens of others, but they all have one thing in common—the body attacks itself. Conventional medicine uses pharmaceutical drugs to treat autoimmune disease but fails to answer one simple question: Why is the body out of balance to begin with, and how do we help it regain the proper balance? Functional Medicine, on the other hand, applies a personalized approach to treating autoimmune disease providing a map to find the root cause underlying autoimmune disease.

On today’s episode of The Dhru Purohit Podcast, I sit down with Dr. Elroy Vojdani, the founder of Regenera Medical, a boutique Functional Medicine practice in Los Angeles, California. Upon graduating medical school from the University of Southern California and completing his residency at USC Keck School of Medicine, Dr. V began his career as an Interventional Radiologist, diagnosing and treating complex, late-stage cancers and other extremely debilitating diseases. While this experience gave him unique insights into hospital-based medicine, his desire to stop disease before it reached the point of becoming a chronic illness remained at the core of his desire to practice medicine. Today, he continues in his father’s footsteps–pioneering to find answers to medical conditions that go undiagnosed and untreated.

Dr. Vojdani has co-authored over 20 articles in the scientific literature and continues an integral role in research related to autoimmune, neurodegenerative, and autoinflammatory conditions. He is also the co-author of a medical textbook entitled Food Associated Autoimmunity.

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For more on Dr. Elroy Vojdani you can follow him on Instagram @regeneramedical, on Facebook @regeneramedical, on Twitter @regeneramedical, and through his website https://www.regeneramedical.com/. Get his book, When Food Bites Back at https://shop.regeneramedical.com/pages/reserve.

 

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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. Why there is an explosion of autoimmune diseases
    (7:41)
  2. The connection between food and autoimmune diseases
    (15:06)
  3. What is leaky gut
    (18:43)
  4. Foods that damage the gut lining
    (23:35)
  5. Modern wheat vs. native wheat
    (27:35)
  6. The three stages of autoimmunity
    (50:57)
  7. Immunotyping and why it’s the next step in personalized medicine
    (55:10)
  8. How to prevent and treat autoimmune conditions  
    (1:11:06)
  9. How lectins can be connected to certain autoimmune conditions
    (1:17:25)
  10. Foods that can be healing for autoimmune conditions 
    (1:23:51)
  11. How chronic viral infections can be a gateway for autoimmune conditions 
    (1:33:27)

Guest

 
Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Broken Brain Podcast, a top 20 health podcast with over 10 million downloads, that teaches listeners how to improve their brain performance and mental health through their diet, lifestyle and everyday biohacking.

As an entrepreneur, Dhru is also the CEO Dr. Hyman Enterprises, Farmacy and the UltraWellness Center, a functional medicine based clinic that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.

 
Dr. Elroy Vojdani

Dr. Elroy Vojdani, the founder of Regenera Medical, a boutique Functional Medicine practice in Los Angeles, California. Upon graduating medical school from the University of Southern California and completing his residency at USC Keck School of Medicine, Dr. V began his career as an Interventional Radiologist, diagnosing and treating complex, late-stage cancers and other extremely debilitating diseases. While this experience gave him unique insights into hospital-based medicine, his desire to stop disease before it reached the point of becoming a chronic illness remained at the core of his desire to practice medicine. Today, he continues in his father’s footsteps–pioneering to find answers to medical conditions that go undiagnosed and untreated. Dr. Vojdani has co-authored over 20 articles in the scientific literature and continues an integral role in research related to autoimmune, neurodegenerative, and autoinflammatory conditions. He is also the co-author of a medical textbook entitled Food Associated Autoimmunity.

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