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    Anti-Inflammatory Diet?
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    marybethg posted:
    Is anyone familiar with the Anti-Inflammatory Diet and if so did it help. Am just curious as I have some arthritis. I am a senior and thought perhaps I might give it a try and see if it helps with some of my ailments.

    Any feedback would be appreicated.

    Thanks.
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    jc3737 responded:
    Hi Marybeth,Most of us are of the opinion that oil, sugar,meat,dairy,eggs and animal products are inflammatory.So we eat a low fat whole foods plant based diet that features potatoes, greens,beans,fresh vegetables,fruit,brown rice,oatmeal,100% whole grains.I recommend following a combination of the John McDougall/Joel Fuhrman diet.

    The diet toned down my inflammation a good bit.My HsCRP(a measure of inflammation) went from over 2 to less than 1/10 when I changed to potatoes as my main starch and adopted a plant based deit."The Starch Solurion" by John McDougall is a good book to read first.

    You will also need to supplement with B-12.

    Good luck.
     
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    max9821 replied to jc3737's response:
    jc, was there another starch that caused inflammation?

    dolores
     
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    jc3737 replied to max9821's response:
    Other than sugar and processed starches I can't think of any whole food starches that are inflammatory.

    Potatoes are the one starch I have found to be the most anti-inflammatory.


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