Nutritional ClassRULES FOR HEALTHY EATING HABITS Dr. Shawn K. Taher D.C.
Overview No Fast Food No Artificial Sugars No High Fructose Corn Syrup No Partially Hydrogenated Oils No MSG and Sodium Nitrates Drink Plenty of Water
Avoid Fast Food Each day, 1 in 4 Americans visits a fast food restaurant In 1972, we spent 3 billion a year on fast food - today we spend more than $110 billion McDonalds feeds more than 46 million people a day - more than the entire population of Spain French fries are the most eaten vegetable in America You would have to walk for seven hours straight to burn off a Super Sized Coke, fry and Big Mac In the U.S., we eat more than 1,000,000 animals an hour 60 percent of all Americans are either overweight or obese One in every three children born in the year 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime Left unabated, obesity will surpass smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in America
•Sucralose or Splenda wasdiscovered by accidentduring research onpesticides.•Aspartame is a brainexcitotoxin, causingdamage to neurons•Areas of the Bodyaffected: • Eyes-decreased vision • Ears-tinnitus • Neurologic- headaches, migraines, seizures • Psychological- phobias, depression, a nxiety • Chest-palpitations • • Gastrointestinal- nausea, diarrhea Skin and Allergies- Stay away from • rash, hives Endocrine /Metabolic- Artificial Sugars weight loss/gain, menstrual changes
No HighFructose Leads to obesity which causesCorn Syrup High Blood Pressure and Cancer Liver Damage Brain Excitotoxin, causes damage to neurons Blood sugar compensation mechanisms are diminished. Extremely addictive Used in Coke and Pepsi
No Partially Hydrogenated Oils Health Risks Present in these foods: raise bad cholesterol Crisco margarine (LDL) baked goods lower good cholesterol candy (HDL) ice cream peanut butter increase blood insulin pizza affect the immune French fries system potentiate free radical formation
Do not consume MSG &Sodium Nitrates Harmful side effects of MSG: Sodium Nitrate Health Concerns Brain Damage: MSG is an excitotoxin Nitrate’s form nitrosamines, a Heart Problems: Extreme rise or drop in blood pressure and Slow human carcinogen, which affects heartbeat. DNA and leads to cellular Alzheimer’s Disease degeneration Vision Disorders: Blurred vision, Difficulty focusing, Pressure Link to Alzheimer’s Disease around eyes. Gastric Cancer Headaches & Migraines Tumors Diabetes Mellitus Birth Defects and Reproduction Parkinson’s Disorders - MSG is a known "mutagen" and causes significant Oesophageal Cancer damage to intellectual development, growth Colon Cancer patterns, reproduction and gonadal functions. Neurological/Emotional Disorders Obesity Asthma
Summary Stay away from fast food Artificial Sweeteners are dangerous in consumption High Fructose Corn Syrup leads to many health risks Partially Hydrogenated Oils are harmful to the immune system MSG and Sodium Nitrates are responsible for multiple disorders to include Alzheimer’s, Diabetes, Parkinson’s and etc… Water has many positive effects on the body