anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 28

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 made a delicious chickpea pasta primavera tonight, utilizing lots of garden veggies she wouldn’t have normally used. One benefit she notes from diet restriction is a push to the more creative side of cooking, and increased willingness to use ingredients she normally wouldn’t bother with. Recipe “sort-of” posted on FB and website. 🙂 read more

anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 27

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!

Day 27

Lunch today was leftover chili, which made for an easy pack, and was pretty complete as a meal on its own. But Betsy still got that late afternoon headache from lack of carb intake. read more

anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 26

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 and Betsy persist with the last 6 remaining days of the anti-inflammatory diet. read more

anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 25

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 and Betsy discuss how it seems they are less interested in eating when the food is less tempting, commenting upon the bigger implications of that in reflection of the weight crisis in America. read more

anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 24

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 and David both came home still hungry from a pizza party tonight. There were some delicious salads and fruits, but it wasn’t very filling. They stopped at the store on the way home to pick up a few items to fill their bellies. read more

anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 23

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!

In this episode, Betsy discusses the progress of her aches and pains, wondering if maybe the anti-inflammatory diet is having a positive effect.  read more

anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 22

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 and David both weighed in this morning, and share here the results to this point. read more

anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 21

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!

It’s the end of the third week, and we’re coming at your early tonight!! David is headed to the Cubs game and won’t be home later to video. He’s fueled on pizza cheese (but no crust), fruit and yogurt. And Betsy figures if he’s starving during the game, he can eat peanuts in the shell. read more

anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 20

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!

Here we are at day 20! It was a day of working and getting home late, with no time to prepare a meal. So, Chipotle it was! But, how did that go for David, having never before eaten anything but a burrito from Chipotle? read more

anti-inflammatory diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Day 19

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 and David had a fairly good and stable day today with eating. The weekdays are easier to get into a groove with. Betsy reports on her good day in terms of macro’s, and encourages interested followers to visit the Feed to Succeed website for more details. read more