Banana and Date Tea Cake Recipe

I thought it was about time I published a healthy recipe for those of you who need some light relief….a healthy cake that can suit all the different types of anti-inflammatory diet with a few substitutions of ingredients to suit your specific diet. Ingredients; 225g (8oz) Gluten Free Self Raising Flour (I use Doves) 1/4 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 75g (3oz) Fat … Continue reading Banana and Date Tea Cake Recipe

Red flag foods that cause intollerances part 2

Here are the second batch of food and beverage items that may cause you digestive and auto-immune problems. Alcohol; The occasional glass of red wine offers you a boost of antioxidants, but in general all alcohol consumption increases the production of the C-reactive protein. This is this protein that is used in blood tests to establish the level of inflammation in someones body. Many alcoholic drinks contain … Continue reading Red flag foods that cause intollerances part 2

Different types of Anti-inflammatory Diets

  The reason it is so tricky deciding what to eat on an anti-inflammatory diet is that there are several versions of it….. Vegan version: no animal products at all, which can also include honey. In addition vegans also need to avoid substitute meat products as these can increase inflammation, as does glutinous wheat, spelt, kamut, barley and other grains. Soy products also need to … Continue reading Different types of Anti-inflammatory Diets

What do you eat on an Anti-inflammatory diet?

After looking at food and beverage items that you should avoid…there is a tendency to think what on earth can I eat? How am I going to cook it? There are loads of things and after a while your common sense starts to realise what is good and what isn’t. If you are like me…someone born with a sugar spoon in my mouth..I found it … Continue reading What do you eat on an Anti-inflammatory diet?