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The Importance of Health-Conscious Eating. By Ebele Ikezogwo, ThatchRoom.com. Overview. What is health conscious eating? It is not dieting, it is a way of life Making food choices for health benefits Why is it important?

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the importance of health conscious eating

The Importance of Health-Conscious Eating

By Ebele Ikezogwo, ThatchRoom.com

overview
Overview
  • What is health conscious eating?
    • It is not dieting, it is a way of life
    • Making food choices for health benefits
  • Why is it important?
    • Do you have dreams? Goals? Ambitions? Health first, everything else follows.
    • How many want to be wealthy? Health is “wealth”
  • Tools for making healthier food choices
    • What to look for in a label
    • Should you count calories? Or eat a balanced diet?
    • Why cheaper is not always better, the farmer or the doctor?
    • Sweet can be healthy!
health conscious eating
Health-Conscious Eating…

…is not:

… but it is:

Making the healthiest choice given the available alternatives, the time constraints and the money constraints

Knowing how to make those choices

Developing the discipline to make it a way of life

  • A diet
  • Counting calories
  • Weighing a certain number
  • Looking like a movie star or a supermodel or the prom queen at school
why is it important
Why is it important?
  • Garbage in, Garbage Out
  • Good health allows you to achieve your true potential
  • Good health helps you look your best
  • Good health is more valuable than money
  • Almost every health condition can be affected or managed by food
health consciousness starts with
Health consciousness starts with…
  • …Consciousness!
    • That means:
      • Knowing what you are eating
      • Eating timely meals
      • Establishing balance
      • Making trade-offs
labels
Labels
  • Some Good Stuff
    • Omega 3
    • B Vitamins
    • The Antioxidants (vitamin A, C & E)
    • High Fiber
    • Calcium
    • Mono-unsaturated fats
  • Some Bad Stuff
    • Any words you can’t pronounce
    • Words that are a combination of letters and numbers e.g. E255
    • HFCS
    • Saturated Fats
    • Coloring & Preservatives
here s the easy way out
Here’s the easy way out…

Traditional Nigerian foods prepared in the right way already contain important nutrients in the right quantities for a healthy functioning body.

  • Keep an eye on portions
  • Always balance your meals
  • Increase the nutrient profile whenever possible
    • For example sprinkling nuts or flaxseeds on corn pap.
in conclusion
In Conclusion…

Health Consciousness =

Your maximum Potential!

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