What is a low stress diet, and how do I know about it?
this was the first diet I tried, to see if food allergies were causing
my ecezma, asthma, tired, grumpy, itchy, sad, moody, symptoms.
suspected before I went on this diet that I could be sensitive to
gluten and dairy, but after being on it for 3 weeks, I felt like a new
woman... and realised what a big effect food allergies can have on you
• Diet high in nutrient rich foods and low in processed, nutrient debt foods • Diet which supplies optimal nutrition • Diet that promotes well-being, longevity and freedom from disease • Diet which can be therapeutic in disease • Diet to include water and about 50 nutrients daily • 15 different foods/day will provide as many nutrients as possible
• Sugar & especially white sugar products • White flour products •
Chemicals: preservatives, additives, artificial flavours, colours &
sweeteners, insecticides, herbicides, growth accelerating hormones
& Abs – are extensively found in food manufacture • Take away foods/ Junk Food • Caffeine • Chocolate • Alcohol • Food Intolerances e.g.: wheat & dairy • Tobacco
Carbohydrates: eat a wide variety of different coloured fruit,
vegetables & wholegrains. Eaten raw, steamed or baked - 40-45% of
diet • Protein: lean flesh foods, fish, eggs, legumes and beans, nuts and seeds. @30-35% of diet • Fat: Mono and unsaturated, EFAs found in olive & vegetable oils, avocados, nuts, seeds and fish. @20-30% of diet • Supplements: High potency Vit/Min, Anti-oxidant, digestive support – bitters, HCL, enzymes, soluble fibre • Water & Fresh Raw Juices • Emphasis is on food that is whole, fresh, unprocessed and often raw. • Most foods contain a wide variety of nutrients: • Wholegrains – fibre,CHOs, vits/mins and protein, (rice best tolerated) • meat – prot, B vits, Fe & Zn, (best lean) • fish - EFAs,(some species high Hg) • Green leafy veges – (Vit A, C, Folate & Ca) • Yoghurt – which contains live bacteria (acidophilus/bifidium)
• No tea/coffee, added salt, additives, refined CHOs, steaming and grilling, olive oil when heating food • Vary the diet, eat regular meals • CHEW • RELAX • Establish if any digestive problems, food intolerances.
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