Introduction: Do you really need this book?Chapter 1 :The silent enemy: determining your riskWhy excessive inflammation is so common Who is at riskWhat you can do to fight inflammationChapter 2: How the foods you eat affect inflammationHow the IF Ratings are calculatedWhat the ratings revealFrequently asked questionsChapter 3: Reducing the inflammation in your bodyInflammation self assessmentCustomizing your Inflammation Free DietPlanning your meals Evaluating and revising recipesMeal plans for the Inflammation Free DietRecipes for the Inflammation Free DietChapter 4: The IF Rating TablesHow to use the tablesIF Ratings A to ZIF Ratings by categorySelected referencesIndex
Monica Reinagel, M.S., is the author of several health books, including the 2006 best-seller The Inflammation Free Diet Plan, and creator of the IF Rating system for estimating the inflammatory effects of foods. She is Chief Nutritionist for NutritionData.com, the internet's leading nutrition site, where she writes a daily blog on health and nutrition and a bi-weekly e-letter. Monica also contributes to features for Epicurious.com, the award-winning food and recipe website. Monica holds a Master's Degree in Human Nutrition and received her professional culinary training from L'Academie de Cuisine in Washington, D.C. She is a member of the American College of Nutrition and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.