NUTRITION The Key to  Vital Health Powered by
America’s Health is Failing <ul><li>2/3 of Americans are overweight. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 15 million Americans have...
And Our Children… <ul><li>Over 30% of the children in this country are overweight. </li></ul><ul><li>50% of children born ...
<ul><li>“ Children are being more harmed by poor diet than by exposure to alcohol, drugs and tobacco combined.” </li></ul>...
Chronic Disease Prescription Use <ul><ul><li>ADULTS  20+ yrs  58% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PEDIATRICS  0-19 yrs   26% </...
Study by Richard Fleming, MD <ul><li>Published in the peer-reviewed journal,  Angiology. </li></ul><ul><li>Examined blood ...
Benefits of Whole Food, Plant Based Nutrition <ul><li>Prevention of diseases.  </li></ul><ul><li>Reversal of conditions an...
HOW TO EAT WELL <ul><li>Nutrient Dense </li></ul><ul><li>High Fiber </li></ul><ul><li>Low Calorie </li></ul>It is the  nut...
Pour on the Carbs! <ul><li>Our bodies need  carbohydrates. </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle cells and brain cells are designed to ...
Standard American Diet <ul><li>Too much animal protein and fat. </li></ul><ul><li>Too much processed and refined food. </l...
Health-Promoting Diet <ul><li>Plant Based – 90% of calories derived from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts a...
GOT NUTRIENTS? <ul><li>Raw, steam, stir-fry, boil or microwave? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Raw is best – retains almost 100% nu...
NUTRIENT CONTENT <ul><li>Today’s inorganic produce has lower nutrient content than 40-50 years ago because soil conditions...
Fruits and Vegetables : The Most Important Foods for Good Health. <ul><ul><li>“ The news isn’t that fruits and vegetables ...
Why are fruits & vegetables so good for you? <ul><li>Excellent source of fiber  </li></ul><ul><li>Rich in vitamins and min...
PHYTOCHEMICALS <ul><li>Phytochemicals  (‘phyto’ means plant) are naturally occurring plant chemicals. </li></ul><ul><li>Th...
Phytochemicals contribute to the pigments of fruits and vegetables. <ul><li>Red  -  lycopene  found in tomatoes, watermelo...
The most well known phytochemicals are the ANTIOXIDANTS <ul><li>As our bodies use oxygen to produce energy, free radicals ...
WE AREN’T GETTING ENOUGH!! <ul><li>The US Dietary Recommendation published in February 2005 calls for 9 servings of fruits...
<ul><li>“ Good health is not just good luck or good genes.  There are scientific reasons behind good health.  The essence ...
The Message Is Clear <ul><li>Fruits and vegetables are clearly a vital part of a healthy diet. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone ...
<ul><li>&quot;The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings.  </li></ul><ul><li>Let food be ...
Drink Jus. <ul><li>Start living a healthy life. </li></ul>
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  1. 1. NUTRITION The Key to Vital Health Powered by
  2. 2. America’s Health is Failing <ul><li>2/3 of Americans are overweight. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 15 million Americans have diabetes. </li></ul><ul><li>Heart disease is still as prevalent as thirty years ago. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 100 million Americans have high cholesterol. </li></ul><ul><li>The War on Cancer has been largely ineffective. </li></ul><ul><li>Half of all Americans take prescription drugs. </li></ul>
  3. 3. And Our Children… <ul><li>Over 30% of the children in this country are overweight. </li></ul><ul><li>50% of children born since the year 2000 will have diabetes by the age of 30. </li></ul><ul><li>By age 12, 70% of children have developed beginning stages of hardening of the arteries. </li></ul><ul><li>Our children born today will have a shorter lifespan than their parents. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ Children are being more harmed by poor diet than by exposure to alcohol, drugs and tobacco combined.” </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. David Katz </li></ul><ul><li>Yale School of Public Health </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chronic Disease Prescription Use <ul><ul><li>ADULTS 20+ yrs 58% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PEDIATRICS 0-19 yrs 26% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Almost 2/3 of women 20 and older. </li></ul><ul><li>One in four children and teenagers. </li></ul><ul><li>52 percent of adult men. </li></ul><ul><li>3 out of 4 people 65 or older. </li></ul><ul><li>Among seniors, 28% of women and nearly 22% of men take 5 or more medicines regularly. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Medico Health Solutions, Inc. 2007 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Study by Richard Fleming, MD <ul><li>Published in the peer-reviewed journal, Angiology. </li></ul><ul><li>Examined blood flow to the heart in those who followed high protein diet and in those who followed a low-fat, whole foods diet. </li></ul><ul><li>After a year, blood flow to the heart was measurably worse in those on a high protein diet, but significantly better in those on a low-fat, whole foods diet. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Benefits of Whole Food, Plant Based Nutrition <ul><li>Prevention of diseases. </li></ul><ul><li>Reversal of conditions and diseases. </li></ul><ul><li>Generates a sense of well being. </li></ul><ul><li>Affordable, effective health solution. </li></ul><ul><li>More far reaching than any drug therapy or surgery. </li></ul>
  8. 8. HOW TO EAT WELL <ul><li>Nutrient Dense </li></ul><ul><li>High Fiber </li></ul><ul><li>Low Calorie </li></ul>It is the nutrient-per-calorie ratio of foods that determines their overall food value. From “Eat to Live” by Dr. Joel Fuhrman
  9. 9. Pour on the Carbs! <ul><li>Our bodies need carbohydrates. </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle cells and brain cells are designed to utilize carbohydrates. </li></ul><ul><li>When eaten in natural state carbohydrates are low in calories and high in fiber and full of nutrients . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Standard American Diet <ul><li>Too much animal protein and fat. </li></ul><ul><li>Too much processed and refined food. </li></ul><ul><li>Not enough fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes. </li></ul><ul><li>Junk and processed foods have replaced protective foods like fruits and vegetables. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Health-Promoting Diet <ul><li>Plant Based – 90% of calories derived from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds. </li></ul><ul><li>10% of calories from animal foods. </li></ul><ul><li>Restrict consumption of dairy foods. </li></ul><ul><li>Low fat – 20% or less of calories from fat. </li></ul><ul><li>High fiber </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce intake of sugar, artificial sweeteners, chemical additives and preservatives. </li></ul><ul><li>Water, water and more water… </li></ul>
  12. 12. GOT NUTRIENTS? <ul><li>Raw, steam, stir-fry, boil or microwave? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Raw is best – retains almost 100% nutrients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steaming and stir-fry– lose 11% of nutrients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boiling – lose 66% of nutrients </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microwaving – lose 74-97% of nutrients </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source: Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2003 </li></ul>
  13. 13. NUTRIENT CONTENT <ul><li>Today’s inorganic produce has lower nutrient content than 40-50 years ago because soil conditions are depleted </li></ul><ul><li>“ When comparing the content of 43 crops for 13 nutrients, scientists found that the average decline ranged from 6% to 38%” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Magazine, July 2005, “ Fruits and Vegetables aren’t as Nutritious as They Used to Be” </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Fruits and Vegetables : The Most Important Foods for Good Health. <ul><ul><li>“ The news isn’t that fruits and vegetables are good for you. It’s that they’re so good for you that they could save your life.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>David Bjerklie, Time Magazine, Oct. 20, 2003 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Why are fruits & vegetables so good for you? <ul><li>Excellent source of fiber </li></ul><ul><li>Rich in vitamins and minerals </li></ul><ul><li>Low in calories and most are fat-free </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a food source of water; fruits and vegetables are made up of more than 50% water </li></ul><ul><li>Abundant in phytochemicals and antioxidants </li></ul><ul><li>High consumption helps reduce risk of various diseases such as cancer, obesity, heart disease, arthritis, asthma, macular degeneration and diverticulosis </li></ul>
  16. 16. PHYTOCHEMICALS <ul><li>Phytochemicals (‘phyto’ means plant) are naturally occurring plant chemicals. </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of phytochemicals have been identified in the plant foods we eat. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Phytochemicals contribute to the pigments of fruits and vegetables. <ul><li>Red - lycopene found in tomatoes, watermelon, & pink grapefruit </li></ul><ul><li>Orange - beta carotene found in carrots, mangoes, & cantaloupe </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow - beta cryptothanxin found in pineapple, oranges, & peaches </li></ul><ul><li>Green - indoles found in broccoli, cabbage, & kale </li></ul><ul><li>Purple - anthocyanins found in blueberries, grapes, & eggplant </li></ul><ul><li>White – allicin found in garlic, onions, & chives </li></ul>
  18. 18. The most well known phytochemicals are the ANTIOXIDANTS <ul><li>As our bodies use oxygen to produce energy, free radicals are formed. They damage cells which may lead to cellular dysfunction and disease. </li></ul><ul><li>Antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables protect cells from damage caused by metabolic by-products (free radicals), as well as toxic substances from food and the environment. </li></ul>
  19. 19. WE AREN’T GETTING ENOUGH!! <ul><li>The US Dietary Recommendation published in February 2005 calls for 9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day. </li></ul><ul><li>The nutrition from whole fruits and vegetables significantly impacts those aspects of physiology that cause aging and disease. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>“ Good health is not just good luck or good genes. There are scientific reasons behind good health. The essence of that science is nutrition from whole foods.” </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Richard Dubois </li></ul><ul><li>Chief of Internal Medicine – Atlanta Medical Center </li></ul><ul><li>President of Infectious Disease Society of Georgia </li></ul>
  21. 21. The Message Is Clear <ul><li>Fruits and vegetables are clearly a vital part of a healthy diet. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone can benefit from eating more fruits and vegetables. </li></ul><ul><li>No single fruit or vegetable provides all the nutrients you need to be healthy. </li></ul><ul><li>The key is to eat a variety of fresh, raw fruits and vegetables every day. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>&quot;The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings. </li></ul><ul><li>Let food be your medicine.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>- Hippocrates </li></ul>
  23. 23. Drink Jus. <ul><li>Start living a healthy life. </li></ul>

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