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Healthy Food


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A presentation on how to approach with getting the healthiest food for you, your loved ones and your planet

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Healthy Food

  1. 1. So what exactly is HEALTHY FOOD ? Wong Kai Yuen EcoGreen Organic
  2. 2. When you say you’re HEALTHY, you should be 1 full of strength and vigor
  3. 3. When you say you’re HEALTHY, you should be 2 free from signs of disease
  4. 4. And when you say FOOD, you’re actually saying macronutrients Protein Carbohydrate Fat micronutrients Minerals . Vitamins Antioxidants . Phyto-nutrients
  5. 5. why EAT?
  6. 6. why EAT? PROVIDE ENERGY VITAL PROCESSES Walk, Run, Talk….. Breathe, Heart Pumping, Digestion… SUSTAIN GROWTH REPAIR MECHANISMS Regenerate tissues, DNA repair…
  7. 7. Why do we need REPAIR MECHANISMS ? DAMAGE TO THE BODY Caused by…
  8. 8. Why do we need REPAIR MECHANISMS ? FREE RADICALS TOXIC CHEMICALS Smoking, deep-fried food, metabolism… Pesticides, medication, food additives, Environmental pollutants RADIATION MICROBES & VIRUSES EM Wave, radioactivity Bacteria, Fungi, Virus
  9. 9. REPAIR KITS for damages to cells Sufficient Amounts of Phyto-nutrients Minerals Vitamins Antioxidants But PREVENTION is better than REPAIR….
  10. 10. PREVENTION KITS prevent damages to cells Sufficient Amounts of Antioxidants Minerals Vitamins Fibres
  11. 11. HEALTHY REPAIR = + PREVENTION FOOD of cell damages
  12. 12. HEALTHY HIGH NUTRIENT DENSITY FOOD = Macronutrient: Carbo, Protein, Fats Micronutrient: Minerals, Vitamins, Antioxidant, Phyto nutrients High amount of nutrients to calorie value…
  13. 13. HEALTHY FOOD = How do you know its healthy?
  14. 14. Look out for these: Free of Additives No Transfat Fresh Natural Wholefood Organic
  15. 15. 1 FREE OF ADDITIVES e.g. MSG, colourings, preservatives
  16. 16. 2 FREE OF TRANSFATS look out for hydrogenated oils (margarine)
  17. 17. 3 FRESH! Characteristics: •Just harvested •Recently manufactured •Not preserved by freezing, canning, pickling, salting, drying •Having its original qualities intact/unimpaired
  18. 18. 4 NATURAL As nature intended: Chicken Nuggets shaped like Alphabets???
  19. 19. Natural • being in accordance with or determined by nature • existing in or formed by nature • having undergone little or no processing and containing no chemical additives
  20. 20. 5 WHOLEFOODS a natural food and especially an unprocessed one (as a vegetable or fruit)
  21. 21. Whole Food • Whole foods – Unprocessed – Unrefined – or processed and refined as little as possible before being consumed – They typically do not contain added ingredients, such as sugar, salt, or fat [ wikipedia ]
  22. 22. Whole Food • Whole foods are not: – White Sugar – Iodized Salt – Plain white flour – White Rice [ wikipedia ]
  23. 23. 6 ORGANIC A sustainable lifestyle
  24. 24. 6 ORGANIC means • Veg & Fruits • Animals – Grown Without (e.g. poultry) • Synthetic Pesticides – Reared Without • Synthetic Fertilizers • Antibiotics – Mix and Rotation Crop • Growth Hormones – No GM • Free Range – Processed Without • Artificial preservatives, colouring and additives • Ionizing radiation
  25. 25. Where do we go from here? Steer and Strive towards HEALTH with 1. Healthy Food 2. Free of Toxic 3. Filled with Nutrients Healthy is Real Tasty
  26. 26. Q&A Thank you.