Rationale: Highly Processes foods - those mostly commonly eaten contain many pro-inflammatory substances. if you are not very careful about what you eat, you are likely to consume large amounts of pro-inflammatory foods.
Eating Habits at Home
Do you cook with corn ,peanut,sunflower,safflower or
soy oil(as opposed to olive oil) ? add 3 points
Do you eat a prepackaged microwave meal that provides
a full meal more than once a week ? add 1 point
Do you use bottled salad dressings or other food with
partially hydrogenated fats ? add 2 points
Do you eat pasta,bread or pizza daily? add 2 points
Do you eat baked foods such as cookies, cakes,brownies
atleast once a week? add 2 points
Do you use margarine instead of butter? add 2 points
Do you eat lot of hamburgers? add 1 point
Do you dislike eating fish? add 1 point
Do you drink sweetened soft drinks add 1 point
Eating Habits in Restaurants
Do you eat at fast food restaurants like McDonald's, burger king,
KFC,taco bell or other once a week? Add 2 points
Do you eat at Chinese restaurants more than other once
a week? Add 2 points
Do you eat breaded and fried fish or deep fried shrimp more than once every week or two? Add 2 points
Do you eat French fried ? Add 2 points
Do you eat mostly beef? Add 1 point
if you eat beef, is hamburger your favorite type? Add 1 point
Do you order soft drink when you eat out? add 1 point
Your Score on Quiz 2 : _________
Interpretation and Ranking
0-2 Low : you are eating low inflammation diet, which is the best way to protect your from chronic inflammatory diseases like heart disease, asthma, allergies ,arthritis and more.
3-5 Moderate :you are eating a moderate inflammation diet,which may set stage for chronic inflammation
6-19 High: you are eating a high inflammation diet, which substantially increases your risk of inflammatory diseases.you may be eating many pro-inflammatory foods.
20+ Very High: you are eating a very high inflammation diet, which greatly increases your risk of inflammatory diseases
Health Quiz 1 and 2 where adapted from Jack Challem's Inflammation syndrome.
For high score of pro inflammatory diet ,Jack Challem in his book gives the Diet plan mainly of anti-inflammatory cooking oils, wholesome vegetables and supplements .
Find this book in library near you and read more about Inflammation Syndrome.
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