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Nutritional Class


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Nutritional Class

  1. 1. Nutritional ClassRULES FOR HEALTHY EATING HABITS Dr. Shawn K. Taher D.C.
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. •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
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Importance of Water in our Body
  9. 9. 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