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Healthy and Happy
Transcript of Healthy and Happy
By: Kaitlyn DiLemmo
Don't take the easy way out...
Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" Campaign
Why is Healthy Happy?
Do you want to be happy?!
"Happy" by Pharrell Williams
Parents Listen Up!!!!
Parents and caregivers play a key role in making healthy choices for children and teaching children to make healthy choices themselves.
The percentage of children aged 6-11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012.
Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12-19 years who were obese increased from 5% to nearly 21% over the same time period
Why You Shouldn't Take the Easy Way Out
Healthy eating includes consuming high quality proteins, carbohydrates, heart-healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and water in the foods you take in while minimizing processed foods
Eating in this manner helps you maintain you body's everyday functions, promotes optimal body weight and can assist in disease prevention
...then make good decisions!!!!!!!
Start at the Beginning
Healthy eating begins at birth!
Good nutrition can lower your risk of developing a range of chronic diseases
Eating more fruit and vegetables can help lower blood pressure
It may lower your risk of certain types of cancer (colorectal, breast, lung and prostate cancer)
Eating less saturated fat may also lower your risk of heart disease
Chew on This
Eating a healthy, balanced diet provides nutrients to your body. These nutrients give you energy and keep your heart beating, your brain active, and your muscles working
Preventing Childhood Obesity
The dietary and physical activity behaviors of children and adolescents are influenced by many sectors of society, including families, communities, schools, child care settings, medical care providers, faith-based institutions, government agencies, the media, and the food and beverage industries and entertainment industries.
Today's portions are significantly larger than those of past decades
Researchers believe that the main reason Americans are gaining weight is that people no longer recognize a normal serving
Why Eat Organic Food?
Organic foods work more efficiently toward restoring and maintaining balance and homeostasis in people who consume them rather than foods fed chemicals
Herbicides, fungicides, and pesticides are intrinsically toxic by virtue of their designed function and inevitably end up as contaminants in the soil
Why choose Whole Foods Market?
We carefully evaluate every product we sell
We feature foods that are free of artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners, and hydrogenated fats.
We are passionate about great tasting food and the pleasure of sharing it with others
We are committed to foods that are fresh, wholesome and safe to eat
We seek out and promote organically grown foods
We provide food and nutritional products that support well-being
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