My Personally Customized AIP List

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Having Hidradenitis Suppurativa means that there are even more restrictions for me on Autoimmune Protocol. This list by no means applies to everyone with an Autoimmune Disorder. It may not even apply to others who have Hidradenitis Suppurativa because we all are at different stages of the disease and differ in general. This is a list of things that I personally have reactions to and must avoid while being on Autoimmune Protocol.


Non-Nightshade Family Fruits

Non-Nightshade Family Vegetables



Sweet Potatoes

Wild Caught Fish and Crustacean

Grass-Fed Beef, Buffalo, Bison, and Lamb

Coconut Fed Chicken and Pork

Wild Game

Uncured Naturally Occurring Nitrate/Nitrite-free/Sugar Free Pasture & Coconut Fed Bacon

Avocado Oil

Coconut oil

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Organic Animal Fat


Non-Nightshade Spices

Carob Powder

Consume Sparingly: Local Honey, Organic Maple Syrup, Green and Black tea



Nightshades Fruits: Goji Berries, Starfruit, Cape Gooseberries, Huckleberries, Tamarillos, and Ashwaganda.

Nightshade Vegetables: ALL Peppers, White potatoes, Tomatoes, Eggplants, Tomatillos, and Naranjillas

Nightshade Seasonings: Paprika

Processed Additives: Artificial and “Natural” food color, Emulsifiers (Carrageenan, Cellulose Gum, Guar Gum, Lecithin, Xanthan Gum), Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Monosodium Glutamate, Nitrates or Nitrites (Unnaturally Occurred), Olestra, Phosphoric Acid, Propylene glycol, Textured Vegetable Protein, Trans Fat (Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil).




Nuts and Nut Oils and Nut Extracts



Dried fruits

Processed Vegetable Oils: Canola Oil/Rapeseed Oil, Corn Oil, Cottonseed Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Peanut Oil, Safflower Oil, Sunflower Oil, and Soybean Oil.

Legumes: ALL Beans including Cocoa and Coffee beans. Peanuts, Peas, and Soybeans (including Edamame, Tofu, Tempeh, other soy products, and soy isolates, such as soy lecithin)

Grains: ALL Rice and Wheat, Barley, Corn, Durum, Kamut, Millet, Oats, Rye, Sorghum, and Spelt.

Pseudo-Grains: Amaranth, Buckwheat, Chia, and Quinoa.

ALL Sugars

ALL Vinegars

ALL Artificial and Extract Sweeteners

Seeds and Seed Oils: Chia, Flax, Hemp Seeds, Poppy, Pumpkin, Sesame, and Sunflower.

Seed Spices: Anise, Annatto, Caraway, Celery, Coriander, Cumin, Dill, Fennel, Fenugreek, Mustard, and Nutmeg.

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