In the latest handout of the week, I have been giving practice members information on the Pattern Wheel of Wellness.
You can pick up your handout at your next visit.
We know we can only change a problem by changing our patterns.
One of the patterns includes the types of of macro-nutrients we are consuming.
To reduce systemic inflammation, which causes metabolic syndrome, you eat the foods that do not inflame.
Check out The Deflame Diet, by David Seaman. I like his make it easy approach to meeting your health goals with food.
What Can I Eat?
Read the Deflame Diet (2016) Deflame.com
These foods will not inflame your body:
grass fed meat, wild game tubers/roots (potato, yam, sweet pot.)
meats nuts (raw or dry roasted)
wild caught fish omega-3 seeds (hemp, flax, chia)
shellfish spices of all kinds
chicken olive oil,
omega-3 eggs avocado
cheese dark chocolate
salads (leafy greens) red wine, stout beer
fruit coffee, tea (green tea is best)
coconut oil butter, cream
These foods INFLAME:
grain flour products, including whole grain flours
refined omega-6 seed oils: soy, corn, safflower, sunflower, peanut etc.
*legumes/beans (unless they are soaked for 3 days and pressure cooked)
*whole grains (unless they are soaked for 3 days and pressure cooked)
(* Read Chapter 16)