Eating for a Healthy New Year

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Eating for a Healthy New Year

  1. 1. Eating for a Healthy New Year Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D., N.C. Founder, President and Director© 2010 Bauman College
  2. 2. Core Concepts – Eating for Health – 4 Levels of Eating – Nutrition Heroes and Bandits – Food and Chemical Sensitivity – Sustainable Nutrition – Creating Personal and Community Health© 2010 Bauman College
  3. 3. Are You What You Eat? Nutrition Heroes© 2010 Bauman College Corporation and Bauman College
  4. 4. What is Eating For Health™? “ Eating for Health is a way of life. It reflects a relationship to food and culture based on consciousness, gratitude, art, science, and service.” ~ Ed Bauman., M.Ed., Ph.D.© 2010 Bauman College Image by Chris Clay Bauman
  5. 5. Eating For Health™ • Whole Foods • Seasonal – Fresh and Unrefined – Produce & Meal Plans • Organic Foods • Strategic – Chemical-free – Person-centered • Diversified • Pure Beverages – Variety© 2010 Bauman College Image by Chris Clay Bauman
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  7. 7. Quantity and Quality Matter© 2010 Bauman College
  8. 8. Holistic Nutrition Defined • Nutrition: Food and beverages we ingest • Nutrition: The nutrients we assimilate – Macronutrients: protein, fat, carbohydrate – Micronutrients: vitamin, mineral & enzyme co-factors that balance pH – Phytonutrients: plant compounds that promote healthy gene expression & resilience – Vital Factors: light, air, water, touch & love Plants support life!© 2010 Bauman College
  9. 9. What Many People Are Eating© 2010 Bauman College Images © Jupiterimages Corporation and stock.xchange users
  10. 10. Eating for Health Foods© 2010 Bauman College Images by Chris Clay Bauman
  11. 11. 4 Levels of Eating Level One Eating for Pleasure • Immature & impulsive • Maximizing pleasure, minimizing pain • Immediate gratification • Refined foods such as cookies, ice cream, candies… • Excessive alcohol, coffee, or chocolate • Emotional eating in response to stress© 2010 Bauman College Images © Stock.xchange users and www.cartoonstock.com
  12. 12. Level Two: Eating for Energy • Blood sugar regulation drives one’s food choices. • Foods chosen to allay hunger. • Burgers and burritos are common choices. • Quality not really an issue. • Highly acid-forming, allergy inducing, & clogging. • Unconcerned with ecological impact of food choices.© 2010 Bauman College Images © their respective authors
  13. 13. Level Three: Eating for Recovery • Inevitable outcome of Levels One & Two Eating is illness: mental, physical, social, ecological, spiritual • Response: Diet (Atkins, Zone, Weight Watchers, Ornish, Raw, Food Combining, Blood Type, Twinkies) • Positive effects of diets often diminish over time. • Can plateau, become tiresome, judgemental or product driven© 2010 Bauman College Images © their respective owners
  14. 14. Level Four: Eating for Health • Lifelong learning about optimal nutrition. • Allows for personal choice. • Choose from fresh, healthy, natural foods • Care in preparation & presentation. • Eat in a relaxed and peaceful way • Food is understood & appreciated as an instrument of personal healing & sharing with community.© 2010 Bauman College Images by Chris Clay Bauman
  15. 15. Nutrition Bandits • Devoid of nutrients • Rob nutrients from body • Disrupt digestion • Toxic to liver • Damage immune system • Inflame brain, nerves and muscles • Increase weight gain & fat storage (c) www.baumancollege.org© 2010 Bauman College
  16. 16. Big 5 Bandits • Refined carbohydrates • Damaged fats • Factory farmed animals • Nutrasweet and artificial chemicals • GMO Foods (c) www.baumancollege.org© 2010 Bauman College
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  18. 18. Lower the Total Load • Cow’s milk: #1 most • Chocolate contains common allergen; also: substances that can be • Citrus, egg, sugar, wheat, allergenic for some, just chocolate, soy mood-raising for others • Rice & peanuts may also • Gluten: tough, hard-to- be at issue—due to mold digest protein in • Wheat • Rye • Barley • Kamut & spelt Whether allergies, intolerances or sensitivities, all add to Total Load© 2010 Bauman College
  19. 19. Detox 101 • Bauman Mantra… Booster Foods: sea vegetables, miso, leafy vegetables, green drinks, juices, Vital ScoopTM Liver herbs: milk thistle, burdock, Oregon grape, yellow dock, dandelion Sulphur foods: onions, garlic, cruciferous vegetables • Hydrate – Vitality FastingTM • Read Food Labels carefully • Sweat, move, eliminate waste© 2010 Bauman College Image by Chris Clay Bauman
  20. 20. Sustainable Actions • Make your own: juice, vegetable & bone broths, nut & seed milks, dips & dressings o Reduce packaging & transportation o Increase nutrients • Dry, freeze and can food for later use – Reusable packaging – Known food sources • Host community sustainability pot lucks and share information and resources.© 2010 Bauman College Image by Chris Clay Bauman
  21. 21. Practice, Teach, Speak OUT • Demand transparency from food purveyors o Know the source of your food & what’s in it • Make choices with awareness and consume less, if possible • Teach others to eat ‘outside of the box’ • Be more water and energy conscious o Local food = less water & less energy inputs • Raise awareness, provide options, show benefit, connect with our beautiful roots.© 2010 Bauman College Image © Boggy Creek Farm, Austin, TX
  22. 22. Hungry?…Let’s Eat! Welcome Chef Sitarani Brian© 2010 Bauman College

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