It has been written that chicken curbs inflammation.  Consuming 6 oz. of chicken per day can dial down inflammation, which in turn accelerates the loss of trapped waste by 32 percent in 48 hours.  The reason: the body retains fluid in an attempt to dilute harmful inflammatory compounds, so when inflammation is eased, that excess water can be quickly flushed.

Fruit-Glaze variations Chipotle-peach: mix 1/3 cup peach preserves, 2 tbsp white wine vinegar and 1 tbs mashed chipotle in adobo. Ginger-pineapple: combine 1/2 cup pineapple preserves, 1 tbsp Dijon mustard and 1 tsp minced ginger. Mango-rum: blend 1/4 cup Major Grey’s or mango chutney, 1/4 cup mango nectar and 2 tbsp dark rum. Orange-balsamic: stir together 1/3 cup melted orange marmalade and 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar.

Coco Chicken 1 tbsp Dijon-style mustard (optional) 3 tbsp olive oil 2 1/2 cups of shredded coconut unsweetened 1 tsp ground paprika 1 tsp ground turmeric 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1 lb boneless chicken breast or turkey tenderloin Instructions to follow.