Disease Prevention

A Day of Eating for Autoimmune Disease

This sample meal plan designed by a dietitian is your starting point for helping to control autoimmune disease.

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Food and lifestyle changes can make a difference when it comes to autoimmune disease. Check out How to Eat Well for Autoimmune Disease, and try our recipe ideas below to start putting it into action.


Sample one-day meal plan to control inflammation (gluten-free and low in dairy):

Breakfast 1 Golden Smoothie


Lunch 1 serving Mediterranean Salad with Crispy Chickpeas & Herbed Vinaigrette

16 oz water 

Snack  1 oz (¼ cup) whole raw skin-on almonds

¼ cup dried tart cherries

16 oz warm purchased organic or homemade bone broth 

Dinner 1 serving Triple Green Soup with Cannellini Beans & Spiced Pepitas

1 serving Smoky Braised Chicken & Artichokes with Olives & Basil Purée

16 oz water

Daily Totals: 1,957 calories, 107 g total fat, 27 g saturated fat, 361 g cholesterol, 2,758 mg sodium, 157 g carb, 37 g fiber, 69 g sugar, 101 g protein


For more dietitian-curated recipes, try our plan for Two Weeks of Anti-Inflammatory Eating.