Anti- Inflammatory Diet: What to Eliminate
Several food items could be the cause of inflammation. For that, it is recommended to eliminate them. Some of these items could be reintroduced at a later stage other…. Well just forget about them!
in a way, the start of the elimination phases would alleviate gastrointestinal syndromes like bloating, nausea, flatulence, constipation or even diarrhea.
there are a couple of ways to go about eliminating food items. Either do it in one sweep or gradually. I honestly discriminate with regards to this. the things I love the most like eggs, I would do so gradually. on the other hand, items that don’t mean much to me, I don’t mind cutting it out in one shot.
so what to eliminate?
- Dairy eliminate all dairy, including milk, cheese, yogurt and ice cream ( i have a couple of great recipes for (n)ice cream that is AIP compliant)
- Sugar avoid sugar (white and brown), honey, maple syrup, corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup, agave nectar, desserts and chocolate (i am gradually working on this last one)
- Processed meat
- Legumes: eliminate all legumes, such as beans, lentils, peas, and soy-based products.
- Wheat, barley, rye, corn
- Coffee, alcohol and soft drinks
- Nightshade vegetables including tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, white potatoes, cayenne pepper,
- and paprika.
- Fats: Avoid butter, margarine, hydrogenated oils, mayonnaise, and spread but olive oil, coconut oil, and avocado oil are recommended.
I know that this is easier said than done, but it is worth the trial!