Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Lupus

Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Lupus

Green smoothies are put to the test as an anti-inflammatory treatment for the autoimmune disease SLE (lupus)

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I think I only have one other video on lupus: Fighting Lupus with Turmeric: Good as Gold ( It’s not for lack of trying, though—there just hasn’t been much research out there.

I talk about another autoimmune disease, type 1 diabetes, next in Type 1 Diabetes Treatment: A Plant-Based Diet (

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  1. Health Recovery on April 4, 2023 at 10:23 am

    I had suspected LUpus, diagnosed with IGA nephropathy( passing blood) and kidney function dipping to eGFR of 50-60. My gfr is currently within normal range and no symptoms anymore. Diet and lifestyle people. Reduce the stress. Eat well. And sleep well!!! Early nights work a treat

  2. on April 4, 2023 at 10:26 am

    To read and subscribe to the International Journal of Disease Reversal and Prevention, (for free!) visit

  3. Adipose Rex on April 4, 2023 at 10:27 am

    I am trying plant based to make me 5’9” and blond. I am a 5’2” white haired old bag. Hope it works.🤪

  4. Jasmin Cardriche on April 4, 2023 at 10:29 am

    dr alieaotor is all over the world curing people from different types of disease. you can contact Dr alieaotor on YouTube or email

  5. Mike P on April 4, 2023 at 10:29 am

    Excellent series but let’s put it to the test: Dr Greger’s purpose is to educate and transmit knowledge on prevention and lifestyle through his videos. So what is a better method? His recent videos where he is seen speaking or his previous one’s where he speaks off camera and we see the studies and hear his voice? Seeing him is distracting to his goal of transmitting knowledge. Compare two sets of viewers. They both watch same video with him and without him on screen. Those viewers that watch how he previously made videos will score higher on a test of retention. Meeting his goal. Is there a reason why we have to become distracted with him on screen?

  6. LOproductions1 on April 4, 2023 at 10:30 am

    THANKYOU FOR THIS INFORMATION! Can you please do a video on the different types of Leukemia and what foods help with treating this?

  7. Brandin Shaeffer on April 4, 2023 at 10:30 am

    I was COVERED in lichen planus hands, legs, feet & even some spots on my mouth (which is scary b/c when it presents in your mouth people get suicidal). I did 3 STRICT months of zero processed plant foods and now I have zero sores on my body 🙂 I do about 90% unprocessed now, but when I veer too far into crap food my pustules come back. I get back to my whole food diet and BAM the sores go away again. If you’re having trouble switching over, try MAMASEZZ meals! Yes, it is pricey, but once you’ve brought your inflammation down you can start cooking for yourself. I make homemade vegan chili, vegetable stew, sweet potato enchiladas, Indian spiced dishes with couscous, whole grain pasta with veggies & marinara, corn tortillas with refried beans/rice, lettuce, tomato, avocado, oatmeal, sprouted bread veggie & hummus sandwiches…this is easy guys.

  8. Dovid Stern on April 4, 2023 at 10:35 am

    I had moderate to severe eczema from the time I was a baby until I was 27 years old. My parents tried everything: steroids, allergy tests, homeopathy (for many years – they were convinced it helped, it didn’t). Enter a whole food, plant based diet, and my eczema is all but gone within a month, and this is going on 2 and a half years now! Remarkable that no one told me eating meat and dairy was bad for me, or that I could cure my disease with broccoli.

  9. Rehana on April 4, 2023 at 10:35 am

    I am Lupas positive and was very interested to see this. Thank you somuch.

  10. Stan Sumrall on April 4, 2023 at 10:38 am

    Has anyone had good results with fibromyalgia?

  11. vanesa valdez on April 4, 2023 at 10:38 am

    Can you do more videos about dry eyes and mgd?

  12. FranellaMs on April 4, 2023 at 10:43 am

    Thanks for making these videos

  13. Katzen sind weich on April 4, 2023 at 10:44 am

    this is so awsome!!!! If only I could convince my hospital to adopt such a diet offering. The medical director is a hunter – so fat chance 😣

  14. Pixie on April 4, 2023 at 10:44 am

    I have a similar diagnosis to lupus called granulomatosis with polyangiitis. I was diagnosed at 13 years old and have been treated consistently since, which includes mild forms of chemotherapy. I get sick often, feel fatigued, moody, etc. I decided to start a whole food plant based diet about a week ago and plan on dropping my meds all together at some point in the future (under supervision of my rheumatologist).
    I truly hope this is the answer I’ve been looking for; I don’t want to be on meds my whole life.

  15. Saved By Grace on April 4, 2023 at 10:45 am

    Doctors are paid to keep us sick, not heal us.

  16. Antoine Bonzon on April 4, 2023 at 10:46 am

    Good afternoon Dr. Greger,

    I hear you sometimes state that a whole foods plant-based diet is the only diet ever proven to reverse heart disease. But I was wondering what you think of this study on carotid atherosclerosis that shows that a diet including animal products (and not an ounce per day) can actually reverse the progression of the disease:

    Thanks for your work.

  17. Shari T on April 4, 2023 at 10:46 am

    Is he still doing the live q&a on the 24th?

  18. Laurie Anne on April 4, 2023 at 10:47 am

    Wish you’d just talk normally without the dramatics……

  19. Love,Peace, Happy on April 4, 2023 at 10:48 am

    Kann BITTE jemand auf deutsch übersetzen? Vielen Dank im voraus⚘⚘⚘🌷🌷🌷

  20. Seven Eighty on April 4, 2023 at 10:49 am

    Sound at the very start of the video is TOO LOUD and unexpected. Makes a person jump.

  21. Victória Almeida on April 4, 2023 at 10:50 am


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  23. Dino Miles on April 4, 2023 at 10:53 am

    Too short … SKIP it . Sucks .

  24. racegts on April 4, 2023 at 10:56 am

    Just more Vegan propaganda BS!!!!

  25. Lana on April 4, 2023 at 10:57 am

    Wow!!! Thank you for the information on the new journal. I have already started on that green smoothie diet and am seeing results for my arthritis. Thank you so much for all you do.

  26. Remnant Watchman on April 4, 2023 at 10:57 am

    Wonderful. A plant diet is what the body needs to kick out disease.

  27. yannie0101 on April 4, 2023 at 11:00 am

    I have lupus and already had a kidney transplant because of it. Never coming off the immunosupressants now 💔

  28. CO mom on April 4, 2023 at 11:01 am

    Thank you!!

  29. G F on April 4, 2023 at 11:02 am

    All you carrion feeders, ( dead animal eaters ), should try to incorporate a densely packed nutrients plant based diet to avoid. : heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, MS (multiple sclerosis), vasculitis, dementia, Alzheimer’s, like plaque sorieses, which lm a living testimony and try to persue a life of happiness. !!!!!

  30. Beth Shearon on April 4, 2023 at 11:03 am

    I am so happy this is being looked at more. Six months of steadily reading success stories like these — everybody should know this is an option for healing. Thank you! ❤🥦🍎🥬🍓

  31. Ur1z13l on April 4, 2023 at 11:04 am

    Crp is not a viable marker for disease activity in lupus

  32. Super terrific on April 4, 2023 at 11:04 am

    Kind dumb using single case studies as evidence..

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  34. sohail islam on April 4, 2023 at 11:09 am

    I know of someone who quit gluten and took the 90 essential nutrients from Dr wallach and he was cured form his lupus!!

  35. Bob Schmob on April 4, 2023 at 11:10 am

    Cover Leukemia

  36. Maureen K on April 4, 2023 at 11:11 am


  37. Mike Ash worth on April 4, 2023 at 11:12 am

    It would be really useful if videos he refers to in one video have a link.

  38. Yakubu Yakubu on April 4, 2023 at 11:13 am

    Helping me get rid of my Lupus infection is what I will never forget in my whole life #drogoh. You’re welcome to my family, thanks for saving my life .💛💛

  39. Nicholas on April 4, 2023 at 11:14 am

    I think Dr Geger has had enough to drink today.

  40. Jen Hildreth on April 4, 2023 at 11:14 am

    Thank you Dr Greger! 👍🌱

  41. Sash on April 4, 2023 at 11:15 am

    Its never the lupus

  42. Luke Weaver on April 4, 2023 at 11:15 am

    Would like to see some studies on organic and non-GMO vs. conventional dead soil chem raised plant products. 👍

  43. truefuschniken on April 4, 2023 at 11:16 am


  44. Silvah777 on April 4, 2023 at 11:17 am

    The sheer positivity of emotion and excitement that projected through the screen when you started talking about leafy green vegetables was palpable. It put a real grin on my face thank you Dr. Greger 🙂

  45. Sridevi Gowravaram on April 4, 2023 at 11:17 am

    I wish I had known about the diet . My sister had a auto immune disease.

  46. Seven Eighty on April 4, 2023 at 11:18 am

    Thanks for the registration information. Looking forward to the journal.

  47. Sunflower ! on April 4, 2023 at 11:19 am

    16 onz a day of greens ?

  48. Joe Shmoe on April 4, 2023 at 11:20 am

    Do vaccines cause lupus, and other autoimmunity?
    Will Dr Greger keep his license, if he answers honestly?

  49. RawVeganAthlete -Andreas on April 4, 2023 at 11:21 am

    thx for sharing =)

  50. Cat N on April 4, 2023 at 11:21 am

    Thank you for this!