Dr. Michael Ash writes article explaining in scientific terms the benefits of cooked apples with cinnamon on the gastrointestinal mucosal lining. Healing the gut is one of the important steps for healing autoimmune conditions.
Ideally, organic apples should be used. Basically, skin is peeled, apples are chopped, and heated with cinnamon. For those sensitive to apples, pears can be used instead.