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Published on March 24, 2009

Author: Hallofhealth

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Heart Healthy presentation. Get heart healthy!
Lose fat!
Gain a healthy heart!
Great web sites to follow up with.
www.jpscience.com
www.fruitandveggiesmatter.org
www.dolenutrition.com
www.pcrm.org
www.americanheart.org
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Teresa Hall RD, LDN,CD St. James Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department Heart Talk October 2008

 

Americans Aren’t very Healthy Heart Disease is #1 killer of men and women1 in 3 women; 1 in 2 men will have cancer in his/her lifetime > 27% have Cardiovascular Disease > 24% of Americans have hypertension 33% of Americans suffer from arthritis 19% are Pre-Diabetic; 10% are Diabetic

Heart Disease is #1 killer of men and women1 in 3 women; 1 in 2 men will have cancer in his/her lifetime

> 27% have Cardiovascular Disease

> 24% of Americans have hypertension

33% of Americans suffer from arthritis

19% are Pre-Diabetic; 10% are Diabetic

“ This generation of children has a shorter life expectancy than their parents.” Dr. David Katz (2004), Yale University

Our Children are Unhealthy Too Cancer kills more children than any other disease 1 in 3 children born in 2000 will develop diabetes Asthma, up 232% over the last 40 years By age 3, children have fatty deposits in their arteries. By age 12, 70% have developed beginning stages of hardening of the arteries.

Cancer kills more children than

any other disease

1 in 3 children born in 2000 will develop diabetes

Asthma, up 232% over the last 40 years

By age 3, children have fatty deposits in their arteries.

By age 12, 70% have developed beginning stages of hardening of the arteries.

Obesity is an Epidemic “ 45% of U.S. adults are overweight or obese.” American Heart Association 2007 “ 1/2 of all U.S. children will be obese by 2010.” Am. College of Pediatrics

“ 45% of U.S. adults are overweight or obese.” American Heart Association 2007

For every 40 pounds overweight we are, we increase our chances of… Heart attack by 360% Cancer by 80% Type II diabetes by 2060% High blood pressure by 260% Degenerative arthritis by 400% Dying by 110%

Heart attack by 360%

Cancer by 80%

Type II diabetes by 2060%

High blood pressure by 260%

Degenerative arthritis by 400%

Dying by 110%

Why are we so unhealthy? Poor food choices Not drinking enough water Lack of Exercise Stressful Lifestyles Sleep Deprivation Environmental Factors Approach to Medicine: “ Treatment instead of Prevention”

Poor food choices

Not drinking enough water

Lack of Exercise

Stressful Lifestyles

Sleep Deprivation

Environmental Factors

Approach to Medicine:

“ Treatment instead of Prevention”

Food either strengthens or weakens the immune system.

How much sugar is in a soda?

Here’s the Good News “ 70% of disease is preventable through good nutrition.” Dr. William Sears, Pediatrician

 

 

Eat More Whole Foods Whole Grains Nuts Seeds Beans Fruits Vegetables

Whole Grains

Nuts

Seeds

Beans

Fruits

Vegetables

“ The News Isn’t that Fruits and Vegetables are good for you. It’s that they are so good for you they could save your life .” Oct., 2003

 

FACT: The U.S. government has spent billions trying to find the cure for heart disease, cancer… Their Conclusion Disease is easier to prevent than it is to cure. Their Recommendation Eat 7-13 servings of fresh , raw fruits and vegetables every day. The Problem: Almost no one does.

Whole Food vs. Vitamins! The average multiple vitamin has 31 total isolated nutrients. An apple alone has over 10,000 phytonutrients. Only 400 are listed here!

 

 

Cool Websites: To learn more about healthy fruits and vegetables and how to get them www.5aday.com www.dole.com www.juiceplus.com

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