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Planning & Budgeting
For Your Health
Leahcim Semaj, PhD
…on the road to Wellness
Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemaj
Office: 876.948.5627 Twitter: LSemaj
Email: Semaj@LTSemaj.com Facebook: Leahcim Semaj
B...
Physical Wellness :
starts with 'Healthier choices first'
Creating a self defined daily
routine that includes
healthier...
Physical Wellness :
 involvement in creative or
structured activity that
counteracts negative stress
responses
Physical Wellness :
Discouraging the use of
tobacco, drugs, excessive alcohol
consumption and other negative
habits.
Pa...
Physical Wellness :
Learning to assume personal
responsibility and care for your
health
knowing when professional
medica...
Why Plan & Budget For Your Health?
Actions
Consequence
benefits
Costs
8
Lifestyle and Health
A relatively small percentage of
the population consumes the vast
majority of the health-care
budg...
9
Many People
are sick because of how they
choose to live their lives
Not because of environmental or
genetic factors be...
10
For The last 50 Years
We know that 80% of health-care budget
is consumed by 5 behavioral issues
too much
Smoking
Dr...
11
Deaths From Chronic Diseases
will increase worldwide
by 17% between 2005 and 2015
At the same time
deaths from infe...
12
The Economic Toll
of chronic disease for
developing and developed
nations around the world
is estimated at approximat...
10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 13
Every Year in the US
About 600,000 people have
bypasses
1.3 million heart patients have
...
10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 14
Around Half of The Time
the bypass
grafts clog
up in a few
years
the
angioplasties,
in a...
10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 15
But Many Patients
Could avoid the return of pain and
the need to repeat the surgery
Not ...
10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 16
Very Few Do
If you look at people after
coronary-artery bypass grafting
2 years later
90...
01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 17
Dr. Dean Ornish
Professor of medicine
University of California
at San Francisco
founder of ...
01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 18
Ornish
A holistic program,
Focused around a vegetarian diet
Less than 10% of the calories ...
01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 19
In 1993
Ornish persuaded Mutual of Omaha to
pay for a trial
Researchers took 333 patients
...
01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 20
The Patients
attended twice-weekly group
support sessions led by a
psychologist
and took in...
01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 21
The Program
lasted for only a year
After 3 years, the study found, 77% of
the patients had ...
Why Plan & Budget For Your Health?
Actions
Consequence
benefits
Costs
What Happens When We Smoke
Sir Winston Churchill
Healthy Citizens
Are The Greatest
Asset Any Country
Can Have
Healthy Quotes
 “Today, more than 95% of all chronic
disease is caused by food choice, toxic food
ingredients, nutritiona...
Healthy Quotes
“It‟s bizarre that the produce manager is more
important to my children‟s health than the
pediatrician.” ~...
Healthy Quotes
“By cleansing your body on a regular basis
and eliminating as many toxins as possible
from your environmen...
What Happens When We
Stop Smoking
Healthy Quotes
“Time And health are two precious
assets that we don‟t recognize and
appreciate until they have been
deple...
Healthy Quotes
“Health and cheerfulness naturally
beget each other.” ~Joseph Addison
“Take care of your body. It‟s the o...
The Effects of Alcohol
John F. Kennedy
“Physical fitness is not
only one of the most
important keys to a
healthy body, it is the
basis of dynami...
Health Quotes
“The best six doctors anywhere
And no one can deny it
Are sunshine, water, rest, and air
Exercise and diet....
Healthy Quotes
“If you don‟t take care of your body,
where are you going to live?” ~Unknown
Healthy is merely the slowes...
Healthy Quotes
 “Garbage in garbage out” ~George Fuechsel
“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and
bounds if green veget...
Healthy Quotes
“Health is a state of complete harmony
of the body, mind and spirit. When one
is free from physical disabi...
The Effects of Stress
Health Quotes
“We should resolve now that
the health of this nation is a
national concern;
that financial barriers in th...
Health Quotes
 To keep the body in
good health is a
duty... otherwise we
shall not be able to
keep our mind strong
and cl...
Healthy Quotes
“Don‟t eat anything your
great-great grandmother
wouldn‟t recognize as food.
There are a great many food-...
Healthy Quotes
“The best doctor gives the least
medicines.” ~Benjamin Franklin
“The doctor of the future will
no longer ...
Healthy Quotes
“Mainstream medicine would be way
different if they focused on prevention
even half as much as they focuse...
How to Eat Healthy
Health Quotes
“If we are creating
ourselves all the time,
then it is never too late to
begin creating the bodies
we want ...
Health Quotes
The world is now dominated by hunters, from
business to politics. I choose to be a farmer
- for personal fo...
Healthy Quotes
“The greatest wealth is Health.” ~Unknown
“True healthcare reform starts in your
kitchen, not in Gordon H...
Healthy Quotes
“The only way to keep your health is to eat
what you don‟t want, drink what you don‟t
like, and do what yo...
Healthy Quotes
“A man too busy to take care of his health is
like a mechanic too busy to take care of his
tools.” ~Spanis...
Healthy Quotes
“Health is a relationship between you and
your body” ~Terri Guillemets
“Sickness comes on horseback but d...
Eating Healthy is Not Expensive
Health Quotes
Healing is a matter of time,
but it is sometimes also a
matter of opportunity. –
Hippocrates
 “Let food be...
Herophilus
Healthy Quotes
“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best
cures in the doctor‟s book.” ~Irish Proverb
“Water, air, and ...
Why Plan & Budget For Your Health?
Actions
Consequence
benefits
Costs
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1. “If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?”  
2. Healthy is merely the slowest rate at which one can die.
3. “No one wakes up in the morning and says, 'I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now!” - Tricia Cunningham

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  1. 1. Planning & Budgeting For Your Health Leahcim Semaj, PhD …on the road to Wellness
  2. 2. Mobile: 876.383.5627 Skype: LSemaj Office: 876.948.5627 Twitter: LSemaj Email: Semaj@LTSemaj.com Facebook: Leahcim Semaj Blog: TheSemajMindSpa.Wordpress.com www.SlideShare.net/LSemaj 2
  3. 3. Physical Wellness : starts with 'Healthier choices first' Creating a self defined daily routine that includes healthier nutrition, adequate sleep and rest, appropriate levels of activity and productivity
  4. 4. Physical Wellness :  involvement in creative or structured activity that counteracts negative stress responses
  5. 5. Physical Wellness : Discouraging the use of tobacco, drugs, excessive alcohol consumption and other negative habits. Paying attention to physical and physiological signs of stress
  6. 6. Physical Wellness : Learning to assume personal responsibility and care for your health knowing when professional medical attention is needed
  7. 7. Why Plan & Budget For Your Health? Actions Consequence benefits Costs
  8. 8. 8 Lifestyle and Health A relatively small percentage of the population consumes the vast majority of the health-care budget for diseases that are very well known and by and large behavioral
  9. 9. 9 Many People are sick because of how they choose to live their lives Not because of environmental or genetic factors beyond their control
  10. 10. 10 For The last 50 Years We know that 80% of health-care budget is consumed by 5 behavioral issues too much Smoking Drinking Eating Stress Not enough exercise And accidents and violence
  11. 11. 11 Deaths From Chronic Diseases will increase worldwide by 17% between 2005 and 2015 At the same time deaths from infectious diseases maternal and perinatal conditions nutritional deficiencies combined are projected to decline by 3%
  12. 12. 12 The Economic Toll of chronic disease for developing and developed nations around the world is estimated at approximately 3% of gross domestic product globally
  13. 13. 10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 13 Every Year in the US About 600,000 people have bypasses 1.3 million heart patients have angioplasties All at a total cost of around U$30 billion The procedures temporarily relieve chest pains but rarely prevent heart attacks or prolong lives
  14. 14. 10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 14 Around Half of The Time the bypass grafts clog up in a few years the angioplasties, in a few months
  15. 15. 10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 15 But Many Patients Could avoid the return of pain and the need to repeat the surgery Not to mention arrest the course of their disease before it kills them By switching to healthier lifestyles
  16. 16. 10/1/2013 www.jobbank-ja.com 16 Very Few Do If you look at people after coronary-artery bypass grafting 2 years later 90% of them have not changed their lifestyle This been studied over and over and over again
  17. 17. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 17 Dr. Dean Ornish Professor of medicine University of California at San Francisco founder of the Preventative Medicine Research Institute,  Sausalito, California
  18. 18. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 18 Ornish A holistic program, Focused around a vegetarian diet Less than 10% of the calories from fat Actually reverse heart disease without surgery or drugs
  19. 19. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 19 In 1993 Ornish persuaded Mutual of Omaha to pay for a trial Researchers took 333 patients with severely clogged arteries They helped them quit smoking and go on Ornish's diet
  20. 20. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 20 The Patients attended twice-weekly group support sessions led by a psychologist and took instruction in Meditation, Relaxation Yoga, Aerobic exercise
  21. 21. 01/10/2013 wwwLTSemaj.com 21 The Program lasted for only a year After 3 years, the study found, 77% of the patients had stuck with their lifestyle changes They safely avoided the bypass or angioplasty surgeries that they were eligible for under their insurance coverage Mutual of Omaha saved around U$30,000 per patient
  22. 22. Why Plan & Budget For Your Health? Actions Consequence benefits Costs
  23. 23. What Happens When We Smoke
  24. 24. Sir Winston Churchill Healthy Citizens Are The Greatest Asset Any Country Can Have
  25. 25. Healthy Quotes  “Today, more than 95% of all chronic disease is caused by food choice, toxic food ingredients, nutritional deficiencies and lack of physical exercise.” ~Mike Adams “He who takes medicine and neglects to diet wastes the skill of his doctors.” ~Chinese Proverb
  26. 26. Healthy Quotes “It‟s bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children‟s health than the pediatrician.” ~Meryl Streep  “The part can never be well unless the whole is well.” ~Plato “Health is merely the slowest way someone can die.” ~Author Unknown
  27. 27. Healthy Quotes “By cleansing your body on a regular basis and eliminating as many toxins as possible from your environment, your body can begin to heal itself, prevent disease, and become stronger and more resilient than you ever dreamed possible!” ~Dr. Edward Group III
  28. 28. What Happens When We Stop Smoking
  29. 29. Healthy Quotes “Time And health are two precious assets that we don‟t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.” ~Denis Waitley “From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health.” ~Catalan Proverb
  30. 30. Healthy Quotes “Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.” ~Joseph Addison “Take care of your body. It‟s the only place you have to live.” ~Jim Rohn “Your body is a temple, but only if you treat it as one.” ~Astrid Alauda
  31. 31. The Effects of Alcohol
  32. 32. John F. Kennedy “Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~John F. Kennedy
  33. 33. Health Quotes “The best six doctors anywhere And no one can deny it Are sunshine, water, rest, and air Exercise and diet. These six will gladly you attend If only you are willing Your mind they'll ease Your will they'll mend And charge you not a shilling.” Wayne Fields
  34. 34. Healthy Quotes “If you don‟t take care of your body, where are you going to live?” ~Unknown Healthy is merely the slowest rate at which one can die. ~Unknown “No one wakes up in the morning and says, 'I want to gain 150 pounds and I will start right now!” - Tricia Cunningham
  35. 35. Healthy Quotes  “Garbage in garbage out” ~George Fuechsel “Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” ~Doug Larson “If you can‟t pronounce it, don‟t eat it” ~Common sense
  36. 36. Healthy Quotes “Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.” ~B.K.S. Iyengar
  37. 37. The Effects of Stress
  38. 38. Health Quotes “We should resolve now that the health of this nation is a national concern; that financial barriers in the way of attaining health shall be removed; that the health of all it's citizens deserves the help of all the nation.” - Harry S Truman
  39. 39. Health Quotes  To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. – Buddha
  40. 40. Healthy Quotes “Don‟t eat anything your great-great grandmother wouldn‟t recognize as food. There are a great many food- like items in the supermarket your ancestors wouldn‟t recognize as food.. stay away from these” ~Michael Pollan
  41. 41. Healthy Quotes “The best doctor gives the least medicines.” ~Benjamin Franklin “The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.” ~Thomas Edison
  42. 42. Healthy Quotes “Mainstream medicine would be way different if they focused on prevention even half as much as they focused on intervention…” ~Anonymous “The best and most efficient pharmacy is within your own system.” ~Robert C. Peale
  43. 43. How to Eat Healthy
  44. 44. Health Quotes “If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with.” - Deepak Chopra
  45. 45. Health Quotes The world is now dominated by hunters, from business to politics. I choose to be a farmer - for personal food security reasons; any one who feeds you owns you. Leahcim Semaj If you are not feeding yourself, you are either a child, a pet or a domesticated animal. Cptn Lamey "I've always said I want a farmer, not a hunter. Hunters go for the kill and they move on. A farmer nurtures; he watches things grow". - Eva Longoria
  46. 46. Healthy Quotes “The greatest wealth is Health.” ~Unknown “True healthcare reform starts in your kitchen, not in Gordon House” ~Leahcim Semaj
  47. 47. Healthy Quotes “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don‟t want, drink what you don‟t like, and do what you‟d rather not.” ~Mark Twain “To insure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.” ~William Londen
  48. 48. Healthy Quotes “A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.” ~Spanish Proverb “Those who think they have no time for exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” ~Edward Stanley
  49. 49. Healthy Quotes “Health is a relationship between you and your body” ~Terri Guillemets “Sickness comes on horseback but departs on foot.” ~Dutch Proverb
  50. 50. Eating Healthy is Not Expensive
  51. 51. Health Quotes Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. – Hippocrates  “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” - Hippocrates
  52. 52. Herophilus
  53. 53. Healthy Quotes “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor‟s book.” ~Irish Proverb “Water, air, and cleanliness are the chief articles in my pharmacopoeia.” ~Napoleon I  “The „I‟ in illness is isolation, and the crucial letters in wellness are „we‟.” ~Author Unknown
  54. 54. Why Plan & Budget For Your Health? Actions Consequence benefits Costs

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