Based in the Paleo diet, the Autoimmune protocol (AIP) is a diet promoted for easing symptoms or healing autoimmune conditions. The assumption is that the underlying cause of these conditions is the leaky gut, which leads to an overreaction the immune system.
The principle of the AIP is to eliminate foods that are potentially irritants or allergens. This elimination phase should restore the good function of the gut. The immune system can rest and the autoimmune condition should enter in remission or be cured.Start reading more about by googling "autoimmune protocol".