Asthma

Description

Most important nutrients: Beta-carotene, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Magnesium, Selenium, Omega 3 fatty acids, Quercetin, Rosmarinic acid
Most importand foods: Fruits and vegetables, Cold water fish, Olive oil, Garlic, Onions, Rosemary
Avoidances: Omega 6 fatty acids, Salt, Artificial food additives, Adverse food reactions


Asthma - Day 1

Breakfast

Snack

  • 1 cup fruit salad
    • cantaloupe
    • mixed berries

Lunch

Dinner

Nutritional Profile

Calories 2007
Calories from fat 33%
Fiber 53 grams
Vitamin A - RE 171%
Beta Carotene 7306 mcg
Vitamin C 491%
Vitamin E 130%
Magnesium 182%
Selenium 152%
Omega-3 fatty acids 5.4 grams

Asthma - Day 2

Breakfast

Snack

  • ½ cantaloupe
  • Rice cake with 1 tbsp sunflower seed butter

Lunch

Dinner

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1887
Calories from fat 33%
Fiber 53 grams
Vitamin A - RE 569%
Beta Carotene 25695 mcg
Vitamin C 902%
Vitamin E 118%
Magnesium 194%
Selenium 132%
Omega-3 fatty acids 5.0 grams

Asthma - Day 3

Breakfast

Quinoa porridge:

  • 1.5 cups quinoa
  • 1 tbsp blackstrap molasses
  • 1 tbsp chopped walnuts
  • 8 oz goat's milk

Snack

  • ½ cup apple slices
  • 1 tsp almond butter

Lunch

  • 1.5 cups lentil vegetable soup
  • 2 rye crackers
  • Salad:
    • 1 cup collard
    • 1 cup chard
    • ¼ c tomato
    • ¼ c bell peppers
    • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • Dressing:
    • 1 tbsp flaxseed oil
    • 1/2 tsp rosemary

Dinner

  • 8 oz broiled cod
  • 1 cup millet
  • 1 cup cooked turnip greens sprinkled with 1 tbsp ground pumpkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup healthy sautéed crimini mushrooms
  • 1/8 cup onions

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1938
Calories from fat 22%
Fiber 56 grams
Vitamin A - RE 433%
Beta Carotene 7637 mcg
Vitamin C 287%
Vitamin E 194%
Magnesium 218%
Selenium 220%
Omega-3 fatty acids 9.1 grams

Asthma - Day 4

Breakfast

  • Breakfast shake:
    • 8 oz soy milk
    • 8 oz soy yogurt
    • ½ cup papaya
    • ½ cup blueberries
    • 1 tbs flaxseeds
  • 1 rice cake
  • 1 tbsp almond butter

Snack

  • 1 cup raspberries sprinkled with 1 teaspoon peppermint

Lunch

  • Hummus:
    • 3/4 cup garbonzo beans
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • ½ tbs lemon juice
    • 1 tbsp tahini
    • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 WW pita bread
  • Crudite:
    • 4 cucumber slices
    • 6 baby carrots
    • 1 cup chopped chard

Dinner

  • 8 oz grilled salmon with orange, mustard, sesame glaze (1 orange, 2 tsp mustard seed, 2 tsp sesame seed, 1 tsp molasses)
  • 1 cup mustard greens with ½ tsp garlic and 1 tsp rosemary
  • 5 new potatoes
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp rosemary

Nutritional Profile

Calories 1981
Calories from fat 38%
Fiber 49 grams
Vitamin A - RE 222%
Beta Carotene 8446 mcg
Vitamin C 488%
Vitamin E 222%
Magnesium 202%
Selenium 384%
Omega-3 fatty acids 7.6 grams


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