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the whole nine months

YOU ARE WHAT YOU DO

SHAANA LEVY-BAHL, 35, FILM PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR

At 19, Shaana Levy-Bahl, a wellness consultant, was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease: ulcerative colitis. It took 16 years of nutritional research and meeting various alternative practitioners to live pain-, allopathy- and steroid-free. “I was petrified I would regress in some way as my body was doing something it had never done before,” she shares. “I needed to be vigilant for both, my health and the health of my baby.”

Power foods

The Paleo Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) diet, which eliminates certain primal foods that can sometimes trigger inflammation, was something she continued to follow. While grains, legumes, dairy, nightshades and refined sugars were excluded, she added sesame seeds, kale, beetroot, almonds, salmon, eggs, spinach for calcium, magnesium and iron; banana and avocado for potassium; sweet potato for Vitamin A; and organic red meat once a week for iron. A spoonful of tahini placed inside a date and sprinkled with some pumpkin seeds and

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