The Anti-Inflammation Diet for Dummies is a book written to help people low down the inflammation in the body that may lead to chronic diseases. The inflammation of the body is explained and discussed by the author to help individuals understand how it affects the body and how it can be reduced for a better health. There are also recipes provided in the book that a dieter can follow, and a breakdown of the nutritional values of each food, including recommendations for anti-inflammatory foods and the best nutritional supplements to take each day.
The authors are Dr. Artemis Morris, a nutrition instructor and a naturopathic physician, and Molly Rossiter, a writer who already bagged an award for his craft.
Foods to Include in the Anti-Inflammation Diet
Black beans, broccoli, brown rice, Brussels sprouts, blueberries, cabbage, chicken, coconut, chickpeas, dark chocolate, eggs, flaxseeds, green tea, kale, lentils, low fat Greek yogurt, mackerel, mushrooms, oats, onions, quinoa, raw almonds, salmon, tempeh, tuna
Sample Diet Plan
Banana Coconut Milk Smoothie
Arugula Salad with chickpeas and Grapes
Roasted Lemon Chicken with Broccoli
Rice Pudding with Pomegranate Seeds
Physical activities and regular exercises are recommended as part of the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. A simple 30-minute walk outdoors or an indoor walk on a treadmill everyday will help improve the condition, much more if there would be regular exercises and cardiovascular trainings at least three times each week. Yoga and meditation and swimming can be helpful, too.
- It helps encourage the dieter to choose unprocessed natural foods.
- It educates the dieter to the proper way of eating the right foods to reduce the inflammation and to improve the condition.
- It helps manage other conditions affected by the inflammation like arthritis, allergies, heart disease and asthma.
- It provides recipes and its nutritional information.
- It provides tips regarding the program and how to follow it wherever you want to eat.
- It has 100 recipes to enjoy.
- It provides a selection of the supplements to take to improve the condition.
- There is no given meal plan to follow.
- Not all recipes are good for the condition due to high calories.
- Recipes require more time to prepare.
- Tuna and mackerel, which contain high mercury, are recommended.
The Anti-Inflammation Diet for Dummies is a good book that discusses inflammation and how it can result to health risks and conditions. The authors provided detailed explanations and what this diet can do to help reduce the inflammation in the body for a better and healthier body system.