Ep. 34 - Exploring Autoimmunity: A Deep Dive Answering Your Questions



Episode 34

There’s no doubt that the rise of autoimmune diseases has become an epidemic, particularly post-Covid. In this episode, Nicole answers your questions around triggers for autoimmunity, including stress, lifestyle changes and environment factors; as well as her top tips for nourishing your body when dealing with autoimmune conditions, specifically with a focus on gluten sensitivity in Hashimoto’s. 

Nicole also discusses how you can manage autoimmune diseases through diet and lifestyle changes, and also touches on the process of moving towards remission and what it consists of.

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Episode Timestamps


Exploring the rise of autoimmune diseases post-COVID


The impact of modern lifestyle on autoimmunity


Porridge alternatives and healthy breakfast ideas


Navigating diet and autoimmunity


Understanding thyroid health and medication management

“Stress is a huge trigger for autoimmunity. We can’t away from the fact that we live a much more stressful life now than we used to.”


Essential learnings from this episode…

Although Covid can trigger autoimmunity, it doesn’t necessarily mean it was the root cause

80-90% of most of Nicole’s patient’s triggers stems directly from stress

How to best nourish your body first thing in the morning and easy changes you can make

The preventative measures we can take to prevent autoimmunity

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Hey there, I´m Nicole


Functional Medicine Practitioner
Registered Nutritional Therapist BANT CNHC
Registered Nutritionist BANT
Podcast Host – The Goode Health Podcast
Media Contributor – Women’s Health, Marie Claire, Thrive Global
Tatler Approved Nutritionist
Founder of The Goode Health Clinic – WINNER Best Functional Medicine Clinic UK 2023 

Nicole is one of the UK’s leading voices on immune health and optimal health, a specialist in autoimmune diseases, further specialised into thyroid, brain and fatigue conditions and optimising health for ambitious high achiever’s. Providing bespoke, personalised functional medicine programmes for clients worldwide.

Nicole has partnerships with worldwide global leaders in functional medicine including practitioner only supplement companies, testing laboratories (inc. from USA), to assess health, discover underlying imbalances and root causes of sub optimal health. In doing so Nicole works with clients on their own personal health history, root causes and genetics to achieve long lasting, effective results, providing optimal health status.