Dr. Hoffman’s Salad and Salmon Diet
What is the Salad and Salmon Diet?
- no flour products
- limited whole grains
- olive oil and foods rich in omega 3s
- no sugar
- one fruit a day
- unlimited legumes
- no hydrogenated fats
- unlimited low starch vegetables
- lean protein from fish, poultry, eggs (meat optional)
What Are the Benefits of the Salad and Salmon Diet?
The Salad and Salmon diet is based on increasing lean protein, healthy fats such as olive oil and fish oil, and non starchy vegetables, while decreasing starches sugars, and saturated fats, and eliminating hydrogenated oils.
The health and therapeutic benefits of olive oil were first mentioned by Hippocrates, the father of medicine. For centuries, the nutritional, cosmetic and medicinal benefits of olive oil have been recognized by the people of the Mediterranean. Olive oil was used to maintain skin and muscle suppleness, heal abrasions, and soothe the burning and drying effects of sun and water. Olive oil was administered both internally, and externally – for health and beauty.
Recent research has shown that a Mediterranean diet, which includes olive oil, is not only generally healthy, but that consuming olive oil can actually help lower harmful LDL cholesterol. Olive oil contains antioxidants that discourage artery clogging and chronic diseases, including cancer (American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol 61, 1338S-1345S). A recent study showed that the Mediterranean diet was helpful in reducing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (Ann Rheum Dis 2003; 62: 192-195).
The salad and salmon diet is beneficial for:
- syndrome X
- insulin resistance
- elevated triglycerides
- weight loss
- certain types of cancer
- poor immune function
- inflammatory and auto-immune conditions
- general health
Many other conditions benefit from customized versions of the Salad and Salmon Diet.
29,202 total views, 16 views today
Though we think of declining estrogen as the hallmark of menopause, it's actually common for…
Gallbladder disease is a modern illness. An estimated 20 million Americans have gallbladder disease. The…
Up to 12 percent of Americans have ulcers at some point in life. Peptic ulcers…
According to a recent issue of Holistic Primary Care, drinking milk every day may not…
This article originally appeared on Dr. Perlmutter's website. The term proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) may…
The annals of medical history are littered with examples of serious medical blunders: Leeches, blood-letting,…
We pop antihistamines like crazy, but few have searched out the root causes of histamine…
Blended with rich botanicals, Thorne's Manuka Therapy Cream helps protect your skin with the healing and nourishing properties of the manuka plant. It is ideal for rough, red, dry or scaly patches or difficult to treat areas. It can also be used as a wonderful night-time face cream.