Trusted information and healthy, delicious recipes to fight inflammation Low-grade inflammation is a condition inside the body, directly related to diet, that slowly wears on the body, facilitating chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Also, the latest research has detected a correlation between inflammation and conditions like severe allergies, asthma, and even cancer. Anti-Inflammation Diet For Dummies takes a preventative dietary approach to fighting inflammation by stimulating natural healing with anti-inflammatory foods and supplements. It reveals the causes of inflammation and provides a how-to prescription for eliminating it through diet changes, stress reduction, and healthy weight loss. * Defines what inflammation is, how it develops, and its associated risks * Outlines foods and supplements rich in natural inflammation-fighting agents *100 healthy and delicious recipes loaded with anti-inflammatory agents Anti-Inflammation For Dummies is an invaluable resource to help you make smart diet choices by avoiding problematic foods that instigate the inflammatory process, and arms you with knowledge and delicious recipes to get on the road to a healthier you.
Introduction 1 Part I: Taking the Mystery Out of Inflammation 7 Chapter 1: Inflammation, Food, and You 9 Chapter 2: Understanding How Food Can Be Your Body's Enemy19 Chapter 3: Determining Inflammation s Role in Chronic Diseases 31 Part II: Understanding Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition 49 Chapter 4: Filling Your Plate to Fight Inflammation 51 Chapter 5: Feeling the Love (or Hate) in Fats 63 Chapter 6: Conquering Carbohydrates 73 Chapter 7: Getting the Right Kinds of Protein 87 Chapter 8: Indulging in Sweets 95 Part III: Enjoying Recipes for Less Inflammation and Better Health 103 Chapter 9: Starting the Day Off Right: Unbeatable Breakfasts 105 Chapter 10: Something on the Side: Appetizers and Snacks 127 Chapter 11: Bring Out the Bowls: Soups 157 Chapter 12: Keeping It Light: Salads 173 Chapter 13: Making the Main Course: Basic Entrees 193 Chapter 14: Cranking Your Entrees Up a Notch 209 Chapter 15: Topping It Off: Desserts 229 Chapter 16: Making Home Cooking Less Inflammatory 247 Part IV: Living an Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle 245 Chapter 17: Keeping Your Cool When Dining Out 263 Chapter 18: Looking at Prescription-Drug Alternatives and Supplements 275 Chapter 19: Making Strides Against Inflammation 289 Part V: The Part of Tens 301 Chapter 20: Ten Benefits of Stopping Inflammation in Its Tracks 303 Chapter 21: Ten Inflammation-Fighting Foods 309 Chapter 22: Ten Anti-Inflammatory Supplements and Herbs 317 Part VI: Appendixes 329 Appendix A: Inflammation Factor Ratings 331 Appendix B: Metric Conversion Guide 335 Index 339