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Dr. Terry Wahls: Healing Chronic Disease with Traditional Foods

Have you been told you have an autoimmune condition or chronic illness?

Or a condition that can’t be diagnosed or helped by modern medicine?

Dr. Terry Wahls found herself in this position when she was diagnosed with progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS). When the best medical care was not working, she took matters into her own hands and discovered a protocol of food, supplements and lifestyle changes that allowed her to get out of her wheelchair and ride her bike to work again.

In this episode, Dr. Wahls reveals how she recovered her own health and went on to develop a protocol and research to help others heal from autoimmune and chronic conditions. 

About Dr. Wahls

Dr. Terry WahlsDr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. Dr. Wahls restored her health using a diet and lifestyle program she designed specifically for her brain and now pedals her bike to work each day. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional MedicineThe Wahls Protocol: A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles(paperback), and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions.

She conducts clinical trials that test the effect of nutrition and lifestyle interventions to treat MS and other progressive health problems. She also teaches the public and medical community about the healing power of the Paleo diet and therapeutic lifestyle changes that restore health and vitality to our citizens. She hosts a Wahls Protocol Seminar every August where anyone can learn how to implement the Protocol with ease and success. Follow her on Facebook (Terry Wahls MD) and on Twitter at @TerryWahls. Learn more about her MS clinical trials by reaching out to her team [email protected].

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Nations MS Society funded research

Two studies in Bastyr University that are asking patients with MS or Parkinson’s disease about whether they are following the Wahls diet: 

Donate online through the University of Iowa to help fund Dr. Wahls’ research


The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life

Check out Dr. Wahls New Book:
The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions.

Free Recipes from Dr. Wahls New Book!

Bacon SaladTurkey TacosBrats Skillet


Interviewed by

Heather DaneHeather Dane is a certified health coach and 21st-century medicine woman specializing in resolving chronic health conditions, addictions, and out-of-balance lifestyles.  She has worked with many of the great minds in medicine, natural health, nutrition, and energy healing, and designs delicious recipes to nourish body and soul. Dane, and alternative health pioneer Louise Hay, joined forces to bring the most cutting edge wisdom including a culmination of Hay’s lifetime of work in their two books, Loving Yourself to Great Health and The Bone Broth Secret.  These books reveal how making loving choices about the food you eat and the thoughts you think can deeply nourish your body and soul. 

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