anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 14

Join Chicago-area pediatric dietitian Betsy Hjelmgren and her husband, David, as they venture on their own nutrition journey this August. Their vlog contains all the laughs, fun banter and tips you would expect from a great couple attempting a restrictive diet rollercoaster. Tune in as Betsy learns to truly appreciate the difficulties clients and families face when embarking on a new diet with nothing but a few handouts and some encouragement from others!

Betsy feels like the weekdays are getting pretty manageable. As long as there is food to eat, she’s too busy to think about what the food is. And being full enough seems to be a good prevention to later overeating.

David was back to work today for coaching the fall tennis season. He had brunch out with the coaches, and got himself to eat some crunchy, flavorless melon – not his favorite.

Breakfast –

  • Coffee with half-and-half
  • Flourless, sugar free pumpkin muffin
  • Peach
  • Monterrey jack cheese

Lunch –

  • Roasted chicken
  • Baked potato
  • Rainier Cherries
  • (Was going to eat salad, but was full)

Dinner –

  • Turkey chili (homemade with sweet corn, kale, beans, turkey)
  • Cast-iron skillet corn bread (no gluten) with Olive-oil butter
  • Caprese salad
  • Red wine

Snacks –

  • none

Total – Betsy 2,016 calories, 90g protein

Send your anti-inflammatory diet or any pediatric nutrition questions or comments our way! Let’s chat!