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Fixing the body so it can lose weight!

Today we're going to talk about how to fix all the devastation that we've just leaned about in the past 9 posts on weight loss.

So today's topic . . . an "Anti-inflammatory diet"! So what exactly is this kind of diet? Well . . . it's really not a diet but rather a guideline for a way of living.

It's an eating plan designed to prevent or reduce low-grade chronic inflammation, a key risk factor in a host of health problems and several major diseases that we have discovered over the past 9 days. These typical guidelines emphasize eating fruits, vegetable, lean proteins, nuts, seeds compliant carbohydrates and healthy fats.

Now that doesn't sound so bad . . . does it?

Okay . . . so the key to any new experience . . . is to be . . . Creative!!!

It's not about doing without . . . it's about altering and being creative with what you have. If you like muffins . . . you can still have a muffin as long as it's an anti-inflammatory one (I have an awesome recipe). If you are a bread eater . . . then buy or make bread with a flour like "Sorghum" flour which is very low in "lectins" (we spoke of them the other day) and contains nutrients that are said to help reduce inflammation and balance blood sugar levels.

The "anti-inflammatory" guidelines I use are simple . . .

Breakfast - small size meal, high in "good" fats

Morning snack - compliant protein with "good" fat

Lunch - medium size meal - simple carbohydrates and compliant protein

Afternoon snack - simple carbohydrate

Dinner - healthy size meal - compliant carbohydrates, simple carbohydrates and compliant proteins

Evening snack - clear liquids (no . . . that doesn't mean alcohol silly)

As for what to drink during the day . . . plain water, water with lemon, water with chlorophyll, no-caffeine tea, electrolyte water (NO sports or energy drinks) or warm ginger water.