During this interview, Dr. Wahls speaks with Dr. Sarah Ballantyne, also known as The Paleo Mom.
Dr. Ballantyne begins by talking about Dr. Wahls’ upcoming book, The Wahls Protocol, commenting on how the book gives a very personal and intimate look into Dr. Wahls’ life and is an easy read, accessible to a wide spectrum of audiences. There is also an in-depth discussion on Dr. Wahls’ research, including details on her first feasibility and safety study of individuals with MS. This interview explains each of Dr. Wahl’s clinical trials as well as eligibility requirements for those wishing to participate.
Dr. Wahls also answers several questions posted by Dr. Ballantyne’s Facebook fans, further explaining Dr. Wahls’ personal experience with flare-ups and lesions and how the Wahls™ diet can be used for other autoimmune diseases or diagnoses such as autism.
Sarah Ballantyne PhD, also known as The Paleo Mom, has a background in medical research, studying inflammation, innate immunity, endogenous anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant enzymes, gene therapy techniques, microcirculation and vascular biology, liver health, and critical care medicine. In addition, she has her own experience with a skin autoimmune disease called lichen planus. Dr. Ballantyne is now a stay-at-home mom who shares recipes and information about raising a Paleo family.