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Anti-Inflammation Diet for Dummies

Learn how to eliminate harmful inflammation from your diet.

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  • Established: 2011
  • Founder: Dr. Artemis Morris and Molly Rossiter
  • Accessibility: Book
  • Diet Type: Anti-Inflammation
  • Gender: Male and female
BACKGROUND

Those wanting to eliminate inflammation from their bodies may be interested in the Anti-Inflammation Diet for Dummies. This book allows you to learn exactly what inflammation is, how it develops and what the associated risks of inflammation are. There are over 100 recipes included in the book as well. The Anti-Inflammation Diet for Dummies book is written by Dr. Artemis Morris and Molly Rossiter. Different types of inflammation can enter the body through food and introduce diseases like arthritis, diabetes, obesity and heart disease.

There are also some connections between inflammation and asthma, severe allergies and cancer. This book takes a very basic look at inflammation and offers you a natural way to fight it through changes in your diet, exercise and reducing stress. Along with recipes, this book also shares what supplements will offer ingredients that fight inflammation.

PRO
  • Tells you what inflammation is and how it works against your body
  • Helps you fight inflammation through natural foods and supplements
  • Includes 100 recipes
  • Addresses both diet and exercise
  • Takes a basic approach that works for all audiences
  • Showcases some of the diseases that can be caused by inflammation
  • Covers how to make healthy anti-inflammatory food choices
CON
  • Some recipes are high in calories
DIET and NUTRITION

The Anti-Inflammation Diet for Dummies offers several nutritional tips as well as recipes to help you remove inflammation from your body. This book is all about eliminating inflammation which can lead to harmful diseases like heart disease, cancer, arthritis and weight gain. Once you understand the link between certain types of food and the inflammation they cause, you can work to reverse the effects through changes in your diet. This type of diet is a great way to control inflammation within the body and a change in diet can sometimes eliminate inflammatory issues completely. The Anti-Inflammation Diet for Dummies teaches you about the types of fat you should eat.

There is a distinction between good fats, not-so good fats and awful fats. Awful fats include trans fats that are found in cakes, pastries, margarine, shortening and some other foods. This also includes hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils. Some of the recommendations given for various meals to prevent inflammation include turning to natural ingredients while also using gluten-free foods, eating fresh fruits and veggies and trying to avoid red meat. If you do eat red meat, it is recommended that you eat grass fed meat. Some of the recipes included in the book are:

  • Mushroom Omelet with Dill
  • Broccoli and Red Pepper Quiche
  • Nutty Hummus Dip
  • Triple Berry Granola
  • New Cobb Salad
  • Salmon and Pear Salad
  • Salmon and Avocado Sushi Roll
  • Oatmeal Walnut Cookies
  • Chicken with Greek Yogurt Sauce
  • Baked Chicken with Mushrooms

Reducing inflammation can also happen through your cooking method. The book discusses how you can take out many of the health benefits that your food may have if you prepare them in the wrong way. Some of the top ways of cooking are baking, steaming, poaching, stir-frying with minimal oil, grilling, broiling and microwaving. The book also includes a list of the top 10 inflammation-fighting foods available. This can serve as a quick list for you to follow if you are out and about or doing some quick grocery shopping. Those 10 foods include:

  • Salmon
  • Flaxseeds
  • Blueberries
  • Natural almonds
  • Mushrooms
  • Broccoli
  • Quinoa
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Onions
  • Green tea
EXERCISE

Exercise is also recommended as a way to fight inflammation. You can fight off inflammation through cardio exercise, and it is as simple as walking and swimming to get started. Exercise is an important part of healing and regenerating the body. Walking is the recommended starting point, especially for those that haven’t previously been exercising. It is something that can be done on a treadmill, indoors or outside. The recommended goal is to get 30 minutes of exercise at least three days each week. Some of the other forms of exercise mentioned with Anti-Inflammation Diet for Dummies are:

  • Walking
  • Swimming
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Strength training
CONCLUSION

Many people find that switching to an inflammation fighting diet helps improve their overall health. If you are unsure of what all this type of diet entails, Anti-Inflammation Diet for Dummies offers simple explanations, tips and recipes to help you get started. This book includes info on exercising as well as changing your diet. This type of diet can help you avoid certain diseases and can offer relief to those already suffering from some chronic diseases.

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Denise Revel

I have fibromyalgia and dry eyes along with poor circulation. Not trying to get back on meds I am an aerobics instructor age 52 lots of swelling in legs history of blood clots. But I think I am doing well. No red meat just fish sometimes chicken lots of fruits & veggies. I also juice every day. No soda or coffee just water. trying 2 stay active looking for holistic and natural eating tips. Gluten free sugar free eating.

posted Jun 3rd, 2012 3:32 pm



   
 

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