• This presentation will educate the community
regarding nutritional interventions to some
• The presentation is solely to reinforce dietary
prescriptions given by the clinical Dietician.
• It is recommended that all alternative methods
of healing are shared with your primary doctor
to prevent adverse reactions.
• Combining some alternative methods of
healing with conventional methods may cause
side effects, set backs in care, and even death.
• FDA – Food and Drug Administration
• ADA - American Dietetic Association
• Clinical Dietician – This professional holds the highest
license/registration within the food service industry. This
professional holds the highest authority when making clinical
decision in nutritional therapy. Clinical Dieticians attend four years
in college and require 900 hours of contact internship to become
licensed by the ADA.
• Diet Technician – This professional is the assistant to the Dietician.
This professional is licensed within the state of practice and can only
perform dietary duties within the eyes of the supervising Dietician.
The professional usually has a 2-year degree in diet technology or
gain experience on the job.
• Diet Clerk – This professional works within the dietary office. The
clerks inputs patient diets into the computer or filing systems. The
clerk checks the dietary prescription along with physician order, to
ensure the patients are getting the right therapeutic diet.
• Acid (hot) blood – This term is used to diagnose high
carbon in the blood. For example, slow blood or poor
circulation. This condition is usually caused by high
consumption of animal protein and or corn.
• Base (cold) blood – This term is used to diagnose
thinning blood, low platelets, low energy (QI). For
example, sensitivity to the sun (photosynthesis).
• Metabolic Stimulating Foods (MSF) – These food are
used by therapist to increase metabolism to cause
weight loss. These foods may also add natural
chlorophyll blood cleaners.
• High Susceptible Populations – These are
populations that are more vulnerable to disease from
environmental causes, food borne illnesses, and
communicable diseases. The elderly, children under 6
years old, and sick patients (asthma, HIV, Cancer).
Food and Drug Administration
• This agency ensures that all
food and drugs are safe for
consumption and properly
labeled for the American
• This agency establishes
federal agency laws that
govern the production,
distribution of food and
• This agency works closely
with the EPA
Agency) to ensure the
grower will not poison the
land and water with
excessive pesticide usage.
Environmental Protection Agency
• This agency oversees the
protection of land,
water, and air.
• This agency will ensure
that pesticides used by
farmers (growers) will
not poison the land, air,
and water. This agency
establishes the limits on
• The USDA is
determining if the soil is
certified to grow organic
produce. The USDA
certifies the produce
• Organic is a word that means plain,
not tampered with, or nothing added.
• Organic foods are grown in an
environment without any added
• Organic soil could have had
pesticides in it before produce seeds
were planted. The land must rest at
least seven years to extinguish further
use of inorganic pesticides within the
• These foods can be more expensive,
providing the same nutritional value
as conventional produce.
• There are some studies that favor
organic over conventional but
Genetic Modified Foods (GMO)
• These foods can be
poisonous for the human
• These foods are
(grown in a lab and
• Conventional Food can
be GMO foods without an
• Most consumers buy
GMO and or
foods because it is
cheaper and more family
Genetically Modified Foods (GMO)
• GMO foods were a form of rescue
foods from the federal government.
• America is growing and we faced a
shortage of food to feed the citizens
• The scientist in the lab decided to
cross match different food that
could withstand the weather
• This caused the foods to become
designer foods. For example,
broccoflower (broccoli and
• This video will explain it a little
GMO foods Video
• Organic foods are foods that
are Certified Organic because
of the EPA survey and the
USDA (Untied States
Department of Agriculture).
• There are several food codes
that you should look out for.
Conventional foods, the FDA
does not require a label that say
“GMO” so when in doubt leave
• Just remember look at the label
if the code starts with “9” its
organically grown. If it starts
with “4” it is conventionally
grown. If it has 5 numbers
starting with “8” it’s a lab
experiment. Put it down
• Animal protein is
important for the mental
development and daily
• Animal Protein can be a
benefit but can cause hot
• To much animal protein
can cause high
cholesterol, heart disease,
organ failure, and even
• Incorporate a balanced
diet with fruits and
Plant Based Protein
• This is a good diet that is a
living diet. The plant based diet
has been shown to lower
cholesterol and heart disease.
• There are cautions with this
diet (vegetarian diet). To make
up the animal protein (fat) the
diet is lacking essential protein.
• Most new vegetarians can not
supplement the vitamins that
are usually in meat (iron).
• A daily multi-vitamin
supplement may be taken to
replace essential vitamins that
can only come from food.
• These are just some recommendations but please
share everything with you doctor.
• 1. Apple Cider Vinegar – This is a really good
detoxing agent that will clean the blood, lower
blood pressure, and help detox the liver.
• Side effects: lower potassium, increase blood sugar
levels (vine – wine, gar – sugar =wine sugar)
mineral depletion used over a period of time, tooth
and enamel decay.
• 2. Grapefruit – Great for speeding up the
• Side effects: can contradict blood pressure
medicines, tooth enamel decay
• Green Tea – Good for tooth decay, digestion,
clears up the skin, and speed up metabolism.
• Side Effects: increase heart rate, do not take
with anti-inflammatory medication-NSAID(it
does the same thing), do not take if you are on
dialysis, thinning the blood (low platelets), do
not take with depression medication.
• Aloe Vera – Blood neutralizer, good for burns,
rashes, discolorations over time.
• Side Effect: do not use if pregnant will cause
• To get the full knowledge of nutrition consult a
licensed dietician or nutrition for guidance.
• Eat to live and never to satisfy.
• The treatment to most diseases is within the plate.
Eating a balanced meal may add years to your life.
• If you eat to live today, you may prevent more
diseases to come. If you take care of your body now
then your body will care for you in the future.
• When gathering ingredients for nourishment,
make sure that you remember the greener the
better for health (unless on blood thinners). Take
care and be in good health.
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and Natural Supplements 4th Edition,
Mosby Elsevier, St. Louis, MO
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