anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 8

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!

David had a breakthrough with his taste perception today; and reports on his weight progress.

Betsy had a good run this morning, and overall is doing better with getting carbs in.

Things must be looking up! Watch today’s update for full details!


  • Coffee with half-and-half
  • Banana
  • Oat bran muffin


  • Raw veggies with homemade tzatziki
  • Tuna salad with avocado oil mayo
  • Bing cherries
  • Brown Rice
  • Mixed nuts


  • Wild Alaskan Salmon
  • Red beans and rice
  • Garden salad with tzatziki
  • Corn on the cob


  • Apple
  • Dark Chocolate 72% Cocoa


Betsy 2,194 calories, 83g protein

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