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Mission Nutrition: Anti-inflammatory eating made easy.

July 20, 2012 Presented by:

Diane Sanfilippo, BS, NC and author of “Practical Paleo”

Inflammation, food & you •  Nutritional causes of inflammation •  Be!er choices – pro vs anti-inflammatory food choices •  Labels •  Meal makeovers

refined foods = negative nutrients

60 calories

60 calories

B vitamins

B vitamins




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60-80% of your immune system is in your gut!

gut irritating foods = lowered immunity

gut inflammation > systemic inflammation

Leaky gut progression

inflammatory refined foods

inflammatory refined foods

inflammatory whole foods!

anti-inflammatory foods wild caught fish (omega 3s)

cruciferous vegetables: broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, collards, Brussels sprouts berries: any kind!

grass-fed/pastured animals (omega 3s, CLA)

turmeric: in a lot of curries and Indian food (makes them orange!)

tips: making be!er choices vs

Cane Syrup, Chocolate Chips (Unsweetened Chocolate, Cocoa Bu!er, Soy Lecithin, Vanilla Extract), Organic Cane Syrup, ClifCrunch速 (Organic Oat Fiber, Apple Fiber, Inulin [Chicory Extract], Organic Milled Flaxseed, Psyllium), Organic Date Paste, Organic Soy Butter (Organic Roasted Soybeans, Organic Soybean Oil, Salt), Organic Sunflower Oil, Molasses Powder, Sea Salt, Natural Flavors, Cinnamon.

Cashews, Dates, Chocolate Chips [unsweetened chocolate, sugar, cocoa bu!er, vanilla], Salt.

tips: making be!er choices • Read labels! • Eat foods closest to nature. • Learn basic cooking skills, or do some dorm-room “cooking”

tips: making be!er choices • Pick a protein first, then fat, then veggies and fruits. • Le!uce wrap everything! Or, get used to eating with utensils… • Pack le"overs and portable foods. • Be creative and try new things.

try this: meal makeovers Meal #1: Oatmeal or a Clif Bar for breakfast.

Meal #3: Sandwich with chips and soda for lunch.

Meal #2: Fast food burger or pizza for lunch.

Meal #4: Pasta with bread sticks and ice cream for dinner.

try this: on-the-go

recap! •  nutrient-depleting foods versus nutrient-dense foods •  Keep digestion working well for improved immune function •  read labels, choose whole, close-tonature foods •  think and plan ahead!

resources & your questions •  Search and for “arthritis” or ”juvenile arthritis” •  Contact me for information or to find others via Facebook – Balanced Bites & •  My book – “Practical Paleo” is available August 7, 2012

Mission Nutrition  

JAF Conference, 2012

Mission Nutrition  

JAF Conference, 2012