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  1. 1. The Recipe for Better Health
  2. 2. What You Will Learn <ul><li>How to increase your energy </li></ul><ul><li>How to slow down the aging process </li></ul><ul><li>How to reduce your risk of: </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><li>Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>The health benefits of Whole-Food Nutrition vs. Vitamins </li></ul>
  3. 3. 120 to 150 years of age in total health
  4. 4. Disease <ul><li>Cancer – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 in 3 Americans will have cancer in their lifetimes </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Disease <ul><li>Heart Disease </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 Million Americans have heart attacks every year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children by age 3 have fatty deposits in their arteries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>70% of 12 year olds have the beginning stages of hardening of the arteries </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Disease <ul><li>Obesity - has doubled since 1980 </li></ul>74% of American’s are over weight
  7. 8. Other Diseases <ul><li>15% of Americans have hypertension </li></ul><ul><li>33 million Americans suffer from arthritis </li></ul><ul><li>5-7% of school children have ADHD </li></ul><ul><li>More than 5 million children have asthma , up 232% in the last 40 years </li></ul><ul><li>40 new cases of Alzheimer’s are diagnosed per hour in the US and is expected to double by 2010 </li></ul>
  8. 9. Focus on Prevention not Treatment <ul><li>A mammogram tells </li></ul><ul><li>you that you have </li></ul><ul><li>breast cancer, </li></ul><ul><li>it does not prevent it. </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine focuses on </li></ul><ul><li>treatment of symptoms </li></ul><ul><li>rather than the cause </li></ul><ul><li>of the disease. </li></ul><ul><li>Never treat an illness with drugs when it can be prevented through diet and lifestyle changes! </li></ul>
  9. 10. Reduce Stress <ul><li>WE ARE STRESSED OUT </li></ul><ul><li>Stress causes free radical damage,which then leads to all diseases including cancer and heart disease! </li></ul>
  10. 11. Stressful Lifestyle Reduce Stress By: <ul><li>Deep Breathing </li></ul><ul><li>Meditation </li></ul><ul><li>Yoga </li></ul><ul><li>Massages </li></ul><ul><li>Vacation Regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep at least 6 - 8 hr/night </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise. . . </li></ul>
  11. 12. Exercise <ul><li>This should be a priority! </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t be totally healthy without exercise. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experts recommend 100 minutes of exercise per week. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Two 25 minute Cardio </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Two 25 Minutes of Weight Training </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Benefits of Exercise <ul><li>Lowers blood pressure and cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Improves circulation </li></ul><ul><li>Improves calcium storage and bone density </li></ul><ul><li>Increases your energy </li></ul><ul><li>Slows down the aging process </li></ul>
  13. 14. TWO OLD GUYS
  14. 15. Drink More Water Most people do not drink enough! <ul><li>Hydrates & Eliminates cellular waste </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces constipation </li></ul><ul><li>Drink half your body weight in pounds, in ounces of water </li></ul>
  15. 17. Make Better Food Choices <ul><li>White bread </li></ul><ul><li>Coffee </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Dogs </li></ul><ul><li>Iceberg lettuce </li></ul><ul><li>French fries </li></ul><ul><li>Ketchup </li></ul>The most commonly consumed foods:
  16. 18. Eat Less “Bad” Food <ul><li>Most of the S.A.D. is white ‘poison’ </li></ul><ul><li>We consume excess amounts of animal protein, coffee and soda </li></ul><ul><li>All these are acid producing and disease thrives in an acidic body </li></ul><ul><li>Your healthy body should have a pH of 7.0 - 7.3 - slightly alkaline </li></ul>
  17. 19. 1. Enriched White Flour <ul><li>Chemically treated </li></ul><ul><li>Most nutrients are destroyed </li></ul><ul><li>Little nutritional value. </li></ul>
  18. 20. 2. Table Salt <ul><li>Commercially refined </li></ul><ul><li>Most nutrients removed </li></ul><ul><li>A Better Choice - Sea Salt with 70 naturally occurring minerals. </li></ul>
  19. 21. 3. Milk/Dairy <ul><li>We are the only creatures that drink milk from another animal. </li></ul><ul><li>Three problems: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) linked to cancer </li></ul><ul><li>2. Antibiotics – result of BGH </li></ul><ul><li>3. Pasteurization – shelf life </li></ul><ul><li>protein + Heat = casein = glue </li></ul><ul><li>Calcium in milk has never been proven to reduce osteoporosis </li></ul><ul><li>Soy, almond, rice or organic milk </li></ul>
  20. 22. 4. Sugar <ul><li>A 4-oz. candy bar + a can of cola suppress the immune system for up to 6 hrs </li></ul><ul><li>24 tsp. decreases immune function by 92% </li></ul><ul><li>American children consume approximately 3/4 lb. (340 grams) of sugar daily = 5 lbs. a week! </li></ul>
  21. 23. 5. Aspartame/Artificial Sweeteners <ul><li>NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, Splenda & Sucralose </li></ul><ul><li>Diet soda, sugar-free gum, mints, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>At 86 º F wood alcohol in aspartame  Formaldehyde  Formic Acid  metabolic acidosis…. </li></ul><ul><li>What’s Your Body Temperature? </li></ul><ul><li>Weakens immune system and prevents weight loss </li></ul>
  22. 24. Bad Fats <ul><li>Saturated, Trans and Omega 6 fats suppress immune function </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid partially hydrogenated oils/ baked packaged foods </li></ul><ul><li>Hot dogs are high in fat , sodium and preservatives and contain cheeks, hearts, tongues, lips, eyelids, gums, intestines, ears, nostrils, tails, snouts, tendons, livers, kidneys, bones and blood. </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy! </li></ul>
  23. 25. Good Fats <ul><li>20% of our diet should consist of Omega 3 fats </li></ul><ul><li>Omega 3 enhance the immune function </li></ul><ul><li>Omega 6 suppress the immune function </li></ul><ul><li>1 Omega 3 to 1 Omega 6 or </li></ul><ul><li>1 Omega 3 to 2 Omega 6 is ideal </li></ul><ul><li>(the standard bag of chips has a ratio of </li></ul><ul><li>1 omega 3 to 60 Omega 6) </li></ul><ul><li>Good Sources of Omega 3: Salmon, tuna, organic flax seed, avocados, mangos, raw nuts, free-range eggs, sea vegetables and fish </li></ul><ul><li>Why Free Range Eggs? 1 to1 vs 1 to 17 </li></ul><ul><li>Uncooked,Cold Pressed Olive Oil - Omega 9 fat (neutral fat) </li></ul>
  24. 26. What Your Body Needs! <ul><li>4 Meals per day </li></ul><ul><li>1 Breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>2 Lunches </li></ul><ul><li>1 Dinner </li></ul><ul><li>Fist size of a clean carb. </li></ul><ul><li>Fist size of a fruit or vegetable </li></ul><ul><li>Palm Size of a lean protein </li></ul>
  25. 27. Protein <ul><li>Lean beef, chicken, turkey, fish, eggs, beans & lentils </li></ul><ul><li>Use organic, wild and free-range when possible </li></ul><ul><li>Female needs 20 Grams of Protein per meal </li></ul><ul><li>Male needs 30 Grams of Protein per meal </li></ul>
  26. 28. Consume more Fruits & Vegetables
  27. 29. <ul><ul><li>You should consume a r a i n b o w diet . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different colors = different A n t i o x i d a n t s . </li></ul></ul>
  28. 32. Are You Eating 5 to 13 Servings a Day? 12,455 Known Phytonutrients Diplock H., American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 1991;53:189S-193S. The Body Knows How to Process Food
  29. 34. <ul><li>there was a Simple , Convenient and Affordable way for you and your family to add 10 servings of raw fruits and vegetables to your diet everyday? </li></ul>What if?
  30. 35. Products
  31. 36. <ul><li>● Borrowed Research </li></ul><ul><li>-Example: ”We have spinach and spinach is proven to…” </li></ul><ul><li>● “ In Vitro/Test Tube” research </li></ul><ul><li>- Example: ORAC values - measures potential not actual </li></ul><ul><li>● Primary Research </li></ul><ul><li>- Brand Name Research (Juice Plus+) </li></ul><ul><li>-Clinical trials on people in well known research centers </li></ul><ul><li>-GOLD STANDARD RESEARCH: Randomized, double blind, cross over, placebo controlled </li></ul>Every product claims to have research!
  32. 37. Independent Research University of Arizona Brigham Young University University of Maryland University of Sydney MD Anderson Cancer Center University of Mississippi UCLA Wake Forest University Georgetown University University of Vienna King’s College, London Vanderbilt University University of Milan UNC Greensboro Yale University University of Wurzburg Tokyo Women’s University University of Florida University of Graz, Austria “ You are known by the company you keep!”
  33. 38. Independent Research
  34. 39. <ul><li>Proven to be Bioavailable </li></ul><ul><li>Raises key antioxidant levels as much as 2000% within 28 days </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces Lipid Peroxides by 75% within 28 days </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces DNA damage by 66% </li></ul><ul><li>Normalizes the activity of T-cells, B-cells, natural killer cells and in the levels of cytokines within 80 days </li></ul><ul><li>Significantly reduces serum homocysteine levels </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces vaso constriction following a high fat meal within 28 days </li></ul>What does the research Show? NO OTHER PRODUCT IN THE WORLD, WITH OR WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION, HAS PROVEN THAT! Juice Plus+
  35. 40. Children’s Research Foundation Founded in 1999 “ Improving the state of children’s health and nutrition around the world.” Any Children between the age of 6 and 15 can get their Juice Plus for free for up to 3 years, as long as a parent takes the Juice Plus+ with them. More than 250,000 children enrolled!