Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Recipes focuses on delicious and healthy plant-based recipes to alleviate the effects of acute and chronic inflammation.
Anti-inflammatory Foods and Recipes presents a science-based dietary approach that offers protection against inflammation, a silent danger to our health. Inflammation can instigate or exacerbate a wide range of illnesses, including arthritis, cancer, Crohn’s disease, diabetes, heart disease, and even Alzheimer’s. Environmental toxins, obesity, poor diet, stress, and smoking are all factors that may contribute to developing chronic inflammation. Readers are provided with an overview of the differences between acute and chronic inflammation. Bennett explains how nutrients and antioxidants found in whole plant foods can effectively reduce or prevent inflammation. Bennett features 75 easy-to-prepare, plant-based recipes that offer plenty of options for incorporating a variety of power-packed foods such as avocados, berries, citrus fruits, leafy greens, nuts, seeds, and a host of herbs and spices into everyday meals.
Author Beverly Lynn Bennett is an experienced vegan chef and baker, writer, and animal advocate. She also wrote Almond Flour, Spiralize!, Kale The Nutritional Powerhouse, CHIA, Vegan Bites, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Vegan Slow Cooking and co-authored other books in the Idiot’s Guide series. More information can be found on her website veganchef.com.