Teresa Hall RD, LDN,CD St. James Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department  Heart Talk  October 2008
 
Americans Aren’t very Healthy <ul><li>Heart Disease is #1  killer of men and women1 in 3 women; 1 in 2 men will have cance...
“ This generation of children has a shorter life expectancy than their parents.”  Dr. David Katz (2004), Yale University
Our Children are  Unhealthy Too <ul><li>Cancer kills more children than  </li></ul><ul><li>any other disease </li></ul><ul...
Obesity is an Epidemic <ul><li>“ 45% of U.S. adults are overweight or obese.”    American Heart Association  2007 </li></u...
For every 40 pounds overweight we are, we increase our chances of…   <ul><li>Heart attack by 360% </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer...
Why are we so unhealthy? <ul><li>Poor food choices </li></ul><ul><li>Not drinking enough water </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of E...
Food either strengthens or weakens the immune system.
How much sugar is in a soda?
Here’s the Good News “ 70% of disease is preventable through good nutrition.” Dr. William Sears, Pediatrician
 
 
Eat More Whole Foods <ul><li>Whole Grains </li></ul><ul><li>Nuts </li></ul><ul><li>Seeds </li></ul><ul><li>Beans </li></ul...
“ The News Isn’t that Fruits and Vegetables are good for you.  It’s that they are so good for you  they could save your li...
 
FACT: The U.S. government has spent billions trying to find the cure for heart disease, cancer… Their Conclusion Disease i...
Whole Food vs. Vitamins! The average multiple vitamin has 31 total isolated nutrients. An apple alone has over 10,000 phyt...
 
 
Cool Websites: To learn more about healthy fruits and vegetables and how to get them www.5aday.com www.dole.com www.juicep...
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www.fruitandveggiesmatter.org
www.dolenutrition.com
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    1. 1. Teresa Hall RD, LDN,CD St. James Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department Heart Talk October 2008
    2. 3. Americans Aren’t very Healthy <ul><li>Heart Disease is #1 killer of men and women1 in 3 women; 1 in 2 men will have cancer in his/her lifetime </li></ul><ul><li>> 27% have Cardiovascular Disease </li></ul><ul><li>> 24% of Americans have hypertension </li></ul><ul><li>33% of Americans suffer from arthritis </li></ul><ul><li>19% are Pre-Diabetic; 10% are Diabetic </li></ul>
    3. 4. “ This generation of children has a shorter life expectancy than their parents.” Dr. David Katz (2004), Yale University
    4. 5. Our Children are Unhealthy Too <ul><li>Cancer kills more children than </li></ul><ul><li>any other disease </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 3 children born in 2000 will develop diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>Asthma, up 232% over the last 40 years </li></ul><ul><li>By age 3, children have fatty deposits in their arteries. </li></ul><ul><li>By age 12, 70% have developed beginning stages of hardening of the arteries. </li></ul>
    5. 6. Obesity is an Epidemic <ul><li>“ 45% of U.S. adults are overweight or obese.” American Heart Association 2007 </li></ul>“ 1/2 of all U.S. children will be obese by 2010.” Am. College of Pediatrics
    6. 7. For every 40 pounds overweight we are, we increase our chances of… <ul><li>Heart attack by 360% </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer by 80% </li></ul><ul><li>Type II diabetes by 2060% </li></ul><ul><li>High blood pressure by 260% </li></ul><ul><li>Degenerative arthritis by 400% </li></ul><ul><li>Dying by 110% </li></ul>
    7. 8. Why are we so unhealthy? <ul><li>Poor food choices </li></ul><ul><li>Not drinking enough water </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Stressful Lifestyles </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep Deprivation </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Factors </li></ul><ul><li>Approach to Medicine: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Treatment instead of Prevention” </li></ul>
    8. 9. Food either strengthens or weakens the immune system.
    9. 10. How much sugar is in a soda?
    10. 11. Here’s the Good News “ 70% of disease is preventable through good nutrition.” Dr. William Sears, Pediatrician
    11. 14. Eat More Whole Foods <ul><li>Whole Grains </li></ul><ul><li>Nuts </li></ul><ul><li>Seeds </li></ul><ul><li>Beans </li></ul><ul><li>Fruits </li></ul><ul><li>Vegetables </li></ul>
    12. 15. “ The News Isn’t that Fruits and Vegetables are good for you. It’s that they are so good for you they could save your life .” Oct., 2003
    13. 17. FACT: The U.S. government has spent billions trying to find the cure for heart disease, cancer… Their Conclusion Disease is easier to prevent than it is to cure. Their Recommendation Eat 7-13 servings of fresh , raw fruits and vegetables every day. The Problem: Almost no one does.
    14. 18. Whole Food vs. Vitamins! The average multiple vitamin has 31 total isolated nutrients. An apple alone has over 10,000 phytonutrients. Only 400 are listed here!
    15. 21. Cool Websites: To learn more about healthy fruits and vegetables and how to get them www.5aday.com www.dole.com www.juiceplus.com

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