Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Inflammatory foods to be limited or avoided:

  • Dairy [cultured dairy (yogurt, sour cream), goat’s milk and its products, or unpasturized dairy (not available except off the farm) are OK in small amounts]
  • Night shades: eggplant, peppers, tomatoes and white potatoes (ONLY EAT THESE EVERY 3-7 DAYS)
  • Hydrogenated and Processed Vegetable Oils
  • Trans-fats (read labels!)

 

Anti-Inflammatory Diet:

Inflammatory foods to be limited or avoided:

  • Dairy [cultured dairy (yogurt, sour cream), goat’s milk and its products, or unpasturized dairy (not available except off the farm) are OK in small amounts]
  • Night shades: eggplant, peppers, tomatoes and white potatoes (ONLY EAT THESE EVERY 3-7 DAYS)
  • Hydrogenated and Processed Vegetable Oils
  • Trans-fats (read labels!)
  • Citrus Fruits (one every three days)
  • Corn Syrup (especially High Fructose)
  • White and Brown Sugar: both are refined
  • Refined Wheat Flour (white flour)
  • Artificial Sweeteners
  • Charred meats
  • Peanut Butter (contains a cancer-causing mold)
  • Preserved Meats (like hot dogs, sausage, salami…)
  • Alcohol (if you must, red wine is the best choice)

 

Anti-inflammatory Foods to be enjoyed:

  • Olive, Sesame, or Coconut Oils
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Wild Caught Salmon, Sardines…(*Fish to be avoided due to Mercury content: Anything Farm-raised, Tuna Steaks, Swordfish, Shark, Mackerel)
  • Ginger (may be enjoyed as tea, hot or cold)
  • Turmeric (found in curry)
  • Sweeteners instead of white sugar: Molasses, Rice Syrup, Agave
  • Whole Grains: Rice, Millet, Buckwheat, Amaranth
  • Rice, Almond, Goat, or Soy milk instead of cow’s
  • Tea (herbal, green, white, black), unsweetened
  • Red wine (1 glass per day)
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