Nutrition 2 Fight Disease & Inflammation (wt cooking demos)
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Nutrition 2 Fight Disease & Inflammation (wt cooking demos)

Using diet & lifestyle to prevent & manage diseases related to inflammation: auto immune disorders, arthritis & more
4.1 (5 ratings)
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Created by Angela Poch
Last updated 3/2017
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Identify diseases related to inflammation
  • Spot triggers that increase inflammation
  • Choose the right foods to help fight inflammation
  • Cook healthy nutritious foods that prevent inflammation
  • Deal with auto immune disorders using a healthy lifestyle
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  • You'll need some very basic kitchen skills and a willingness to learn.

Using current medical research this approx. 2-hour course takes you through why inflammation occurs, what diseases are related to it (you'll be surprised HOW MANY - including: arthritis, psoriasis, eczema, gout, asthma, allergies, irritable bowel syndrome, crohn’s, colitis, diabetes, certain cancers, lupus, celiac disease, Multiple Sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and other autoimmune diseases), and then this course moves on to teach you how to prevent and deal with inflammation using natural methods such as diet and lifestyle.  Learn what foods trigger inflammation and the best nutrients and supplements to fight it.  Discover the most common myth related to nightshades, and other foods often believed to be inflammatory.

When you finish this course not only will you have a full color cookbook specifically designed for inflammation and auto immune disorders, but with over 10 cooking videos you will have skills to cook the right foods for great health. You will be able to create delicious meals that follow the recommendations of health professionals in preventing and dealing with disease. You will be able to make some serious life style changes that will reduce, and even in some cases eliminate, pain and other symptoms related to inflammation by following your doctor’s recommendations and the scientific evidence in this course for proper nutrition and lifestyle. 

If you are leaning toward vegetarian, you will find this transition easier but you don't have to be to take this course. However, through this course, you will have to make some choices about what is more important: freedom from pain, and other symptoms, or your current diet and lifestyle.  We want to help you, so you are NOT alone in this adventure.  Please watch the free introduction and other videos to learn more (the first 3 lessons are FREE as well as 2 of the cooking videos!).

Who is the target audience?
  • Take this course if you want to learn how to deal with an auto immune disease.
  • Take this course if you want to prevent or reduce inflammation using natural methods like diet and exercise.
  • Don't take this course if you are looking for a quick fix.
  • Take this course ONLY if you are willing to make changes in your diet
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Curriculum For This Course
32 Lectures
Inflammation Basics
4 Lectures 13:23

A detailed description of what you will learn in this course including a very brief overview of some of the main lessons.  If you have ANY autoimmune disorder or inflammatory disease watch this lesson.  If you're not sure if your disease is related to inflammation watch this lecture and Lecture 2: What is Inflammation.

Preview 03:20

Learn what inflammation is and how it affects your body and health plus how it's diagnosed.  Discover how it's related to many diseases like: 

  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • psoriasis
  • celiac disease
  • eczema
  • gout
  • asthma
  • allergies
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • crohn’s
  • diabetes
  • certain cancers
  • lupus
  • celiac disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • fibromyalgia
  • and other autoimmune diseases
Preview 04:07

Learn about normal inflammation vs inflammatory disease. 

Preview 02:33

What causes your body to react to stimuli and food in such a negative way? Can you even prevent it? IF so how?

What Causes Inflammation
How To Reduce Inflammation With A Healthy Lifestyle
4 Lectures 10:02

How does stress affect your body's physical health and what to do about it. PLUS a downloadable stress management guide.

Stress Management

Find out how to loose weight without concentrating on weight loss. Discover how that can improve many symptoms of various diseases. 

Watch Your Weight

A brief look at exercise in relation to inflammation and inflammatory disease.

Fight Back With Exercise

Like you need another reason to quit smoking?  Well we have one.

Issues With Smoking & Alcohol
Fighting Inflammation With Diet & Nutrition
9 Lectures 33:02

The most common trigger for symptomatic flareups in those with diseases related to inflammation.  And in all honesty, almost all disease.  Why not just go low carb?  Find out in this lesson.

Sugar and Refined Carbs

Discover the GREATEST myth about nightshades and learn about food intolerance and allergies.

Nightshades and Food Allergies

Why saturated fats should be avoided, where they are found, and other harmful fats you should know about.

Saturated Fats, Processed Foods, and More

The power of nutrition starts in this lesson!!!  Learn what fruits will have the most impact.

Foods that Fight Inflammation - Part 1: Fruits

Find out what veggies you shouldn't be living without!

Foods that Fight Inflammation - Part 2: Veggies

The benefits of whole grains will get you piling on the fiber in this lesson.

Foods that Fight Inflammation - Part 3: Whole Grains

All this talk about Omega 3 and fish.  What does it all really mean for your health? Don't forget to download the Omega 3 resource once you finish this lesson!

Reducing Inflammation With Omega 3

What supplements have been scientifically shown to reduce symptoms of inflammation? Find out in this lesson.  PLUS don't forget to download the Calcium and Trace Elements resources sheets!

Supplements - Vitamin D, Herbs, and more.

The nutrient summary download in this lesson will be a tool for your kitchen you'll really use to direct your diet where it needs to go.

Nutrient Summary
Recipes for Reducing Inflammation and Disease Prevention
13 Lectures 01:09:59

In this lesson we will share how to use your new cookbook and diet.

Using Your New Cookbook

Obviously here is the resource you've been waiting for, the cookbook itself! 

Nutrition 2 Fight Cookbook

A simple sauce you can adapt to other flavors as you experiment with herbs and spices.  A dairy free, nutrient rice creamy sauce for serving on quinoa or brown rice pasta.

Creamy Garlic Sauce

Making lasagna without nightshades is not as hard as you may think!

Nightshade Free Lasagna

Learn how to make a savory crepe that is rich in antioxidants and has NO gluten.

Preview 15:10

Take it from a VERY PICKY eater, you will love these burgers as you transition away from saturated fats and a heavy meat diet.

Bean & Quinoa Burgers

Gravy's and sauces help make meals rich and inviting.  They are comfort foods when so many of your favorite foods need to be eliminated or changed so you can have quality of life.  Learn to indulge in a healthy way!

Veggie Gravy

Get your needed Omega 3's with this delicious and healthy salad dressing.  Serve on a dark, leafy green bed of goodness.

Walnut Dressing

A replacement for the saturated fat laden Parmesan cheese, but also a source of B12 and other nutrients you need.

Zesty Sprinkles

A simple dish you can prepare quickly and is still delicious!

Preview 05:48

You'll run out and buy a tortilla press once you see how easy these are to make.  

Brown Rice Tortillas

You didn't know cooking healthy and gluten free could be this easy!  This bread can be used for pizza, sandwiches, and much more.

Quinoa Flat Bread

A sugar free, gluten free, desert.

Blackberry Scones
Summary & Other Resources
2 Lectures 02:14

A simple wrap up of what you've learn.


A list of the sources used in creating this course.  We use real science and not just random article strewn across the internet.

About the Instructor
Angela Poch
4.3 Average rating
135 Reviews
4,580 Students
8 Courses
Nutritionist, Life Coach & Director of

A graduate in Nutritional Counseling from the Total Health School of Nutrition in Calgary AB, Angela Poch is a certified Nutritionist and continues to research health on a regular basis to help others have better mental and physical health. She is currently working on her Bachelors of Science.  

Other credentials include: Certified Depression Recovery Program Director for over 10 years, Certificate in Lifestyle Matters programs, Member of Physician Committee for Responsible Medicine, Food Safe Certification, Life Coaching Diploma, REBT certificate, CBT certificate, worked in a restaurant as a cook for two years, has an Animal Science certificate, Member of the BC Conference Health Advisory Committee, Photography from NYIP, her Business Administration Certificate, and various other certificates on health and wellness. Angela has been on both sides of the filming and TV industry in several professional cooking and children's shows and is comfortable both behind and in front of the camera.

With over 35 years cooking experience, Angela Poch has researched healthful living for her family and friends, leading her to become first a vegetarian, strict vegetarian, then vegan (for approx 10 years), and is now a 'flexitarian" (2010 to current) where she liens heavily toward vegan but understands there are diet and other needs that can require animal products.  A flexitarian is also a proud supporter of any farm or ranch that does it’s best to raise humane and healthy animals.