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Health and fitness week

  1. 1. ISB’s Health & Fitness Week <br />Sept. 13-16, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Healthy Planet: Healthy People<br />What’s the link? (take a minute to discuss)<br />
  3. 3. Exercise<br />Walking and biking are great for your body and reducing the carbon <br />costs of motorized <br />forms of transport.<br />
  4. 4. Hygiene<br />We need water to:<br />wash our hands<br />brush our teeth<br />shower<br />wash clothes & dishes<br />Do you turn it off?<br />What are some ways to conserve water?<br />
  5. 5. Hygiene<br />We want a clean house and school<br />But are your cleaning products toxic to you and the planet?<br />Toxic<br />Non-Toxic<br />
  6. 6. Sleep<br />Sleep<br />When we get a good night’s sleep we learn better, feel better and give our bodies the chance to grow. <br />Research shows thatadolescents need 8.5 – 9.5 hours of sleep/ night! Do you get this much?<br />To help us to fall asleep, we need to turn off the TV, computer, phone, etc. at least 30 minutes before we go to bed.<br />
  7. 7. Food<br />Lower carbon costs<br />Reduce packaging, waste <br />Reduce Red Meat – to lower heart disease, cancer<br />Reduce chemical runoff<br />Eat fresh, unprocessed food, to feed your brain, reduce obesity and other illness <br />Eat organic food to reduce your risk of cancer and other illnesses<br />
  8. 8. Could your diet affect…your health? the planet?<br />Ready to do something about it?<br />
  9. 9. Coming to ISB, Sept. 13, 2010<br />Do your part for the planet and go <br />Meatless on Monday!<br />Find out more at www.meatlessmonday.com<br />
  10. 10. Why Meatless? Because…<br />
  11. 11. Not all food is equal<br />Compare the difference of CO2 produced from each item<br />
  12. 12. Why Meatless? Because…<br />Clean water is a scarce resource.Should we be using it on cows?<br />
  13. 13. Forget about the environment. <br />I like my meat and I need it to be healthy!!<br />
  14. 14. WRONG!<br />Eating less meat and more fruits and vegetables can<br />Fight diabetes<br />Curb obesity<br />Help you live longer <br />Reduce risk of heart disease and cancer<br />
  15. 15. TRUE or FALSE<br />If I don’t eat meat I will not get enough proteins.<br />
  16. 16. This is a common misconception about eating less meat.<br />We actually eat much more meat than recommended.<br />According to USDA, in USA, men consume up to 190%of their daily recommended allowance of protein and women 160%<br />FALSE!!<br />
  17. 17. You can also get proteins from many other food sources such as <br />beans lentils grains nuts fruits vegetables<br />
  18. 18. When are fruits and vegetables NOT good for you?<br />When they are sprayed with poisonous chemicals.<br />A lot of our food is sprayed with pesticides to kill bugs. This chemical is also VERY dangerous to us. <br />Some foods you can clean to get the chemical off; others you can’t (e.g. strawberries, spinach…).<br />Eating organic food is the best way to protect your health and your environment.<br />
  19. 19. ISB’s Health & Fitness Week 2010<br />Sept 13 – 16<br />Schedule of events<br />
  20. 20. Monday<br />Morning Walking Bus <br />(for those near ISB)<br />Meatless Monday<br />
  21. 21. Tuesday<br />Health Checks <br />by SamitivejHospital<br />9:30 – 3:00 in HS Cafeteria<br />Japanese Morning Radio Exercises<br />In front of ISB @ 7:05<br />by Mr. Udagawa<br />
  22. 22. Wednesdays<br />Burn Calories; Not Oil<br />Ride your bike to school<br />Can we get 500 bikes in at ISB?<br />
  23. 23. Thursday – Health & Sustainability Fair<br />Fitness vendors<br />Martial arts (Karate, Ju-jitsu, Muay Thai…)<br />Mind & Body (Yoga, Dance…)<br />Bumrungrad Hospital<br />ES Health Sessions<br />Healthy snacks<br />Informative displays<br />And more<br />
  24. 24. Discussion questions<br />What do YOU do to keep healthy? <br />What is the connection between healthy people and a healthy planet? How does one affect the other? <br />ISB wants to be a “healthy school” and a “greener school”. What are some things ISB should do to reach its goal?<br />What can you do to help?<br />
  25. 25. Please show if you have time.<br />Food Inc <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eKYyD14d_0<br />Food Matters <br />http://www.foodmatters.tv/<br />Meatless Monday <br />www.meatlessmonday.com<br />Full details on Green Panther blog<br />www.green-panthers.blogspot.com<br />Healthy Planet, Healthy People. <br />

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