Vegan cooking show in San Dimas

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Vegan cooking show in San Dimas

  1. 1. Cooking GREEN brought to you by: Vegan Los Angeles March 13, 2010
  2. 2. “ eat Food. not too much. MOSTLY PLANTS . ” <ul><li>Michael Pollan, author </li></ul><ul><li>eating manifesto from “In Defense of Food” </li></ul>
  3. 3. “ eat Food. not too much. MOSTLY PLANTS . ” <ul><li>Michael Pollan, author </li></ul><ul><li>eating manifesto from “In Defense of Food” </li></ul>d natural , fresh foods vs. processed , food-like substances
  4. 4. “ eat Food. not too much. MOSTLY PLANTS . ” <ul><li>Michael Pollan, author </li></ul><ul><li>eating manifesto from “In Defense of Food” </li></ul>
  5. 5. “ eat Food. not too much. MOSTLY PLANTS . ” <ul><li>Michael Pollan, author </li></ul><ul><li>eating manifesto from “In Defense of Food” </li></ul>+ VEGETARIAN DIET
  6. 6. <ul><li>Michael Pollan, author </li></ul><ul><li>eating manifesto from “In Defense of Food” </li></ul>VEGETARIAN DIET maximally HEALTHY
  7. 7. WHY?
  8. 8. <ul><li>high fiber </li></ul><ul><li>little to no cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>high antioxidants </li></ul><ul><li>vitamins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamin E </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vitamin C </li></ul></ul><ul><li>minerals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>potassium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>magnesium </li></ul></ul><ul><li>phytochemicals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>carotenoids </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>flavanoids </li></ul></ul>NUTRITION
  9. 9. stuff that ’ s good for you .
  10. 10. DI CEASE S <ul><li>diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>gallstones </li></ul><ul><li>osteoporosis </li></ul><ul><li>food-related illnesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.coli </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mad cow disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>salmonella </li></ul></ul><ul><li>heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>cancer </li></ul>
  11. 11. HEART HAPPY == lower risk of heart disease <ul><li>nutrients in plants </li></ul><ul><li>less cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>less saturated fat </li></ul><ul><li>lower blood pressure </li></ul>
  12. 12. C ANSWER Factoid : The death rate from cancer for vegetarians is 50-75 % that of the general population .
  13. 13. C ANSWER esophagus lungs liver colon - breast - prostate - ovaries reduced risk of cancers of the :
  14. 14. longer life expectancy .
  15. 15. PRO TEIN PLENTY % protein concentration by weight : Gluten 70 % Tofu 16 % Legumes: peas, beans, lentils 10 – 35 % Nuts: almonds, walnuts, cashews 14 – 30 %
  16. 16. PRO TEIN PLENTY the average American eats 2x the amount of protein needed
  17. 17. “ eat Food. not too much. MOSTLY PLANTS . ”
  18. 18. www.veganlosangeles.com tofu pasta stuffed pita bread Edamame

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