Eating disorders awareness
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Studied Health Editor: Eric Roberts
Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Eating disorders affect 30 million Americans at some point of their lives.
What are eating disorders
Eating disorders are a treatable mental illness. National surveys estimate that 20 million women and 10 million men will have been affected sometime during their lifetimes.
Types of eating disorders
Risk factors involve a range of biological, psychological, sociocultural issues. Listed below are some examples of risk factors.
In summary for those who are suffering from some sort of eating disorder there is a network that serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and quality care and recovery. For those that want to help there is help & support, resources for learning and getting involved – there are also ways to give. For more information and resources Visit the National Eating Disorders Association.
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Studied Health Editor: Eric Roberts
Sea vegetables – also known as seaweeds have long been a staple and healing food in certain parts of the world.
Sea vegetables can provide minerals, trace elements, vitamins and fiber. They offer balanced nutrients allowing people to easily incorporate healthy nutrients into everyday meals. Sea vegetables can be used in insignificant amounts in recipes to enhance flavors and nutrient values.
· An ideal potassium: sodium ratio
· A non-dairy source of calcium
· A reliable source of iron
· Excellent source of iodine
· Major source for vitamins b-12 and b-6
· Source of lesser amounts of protein
Potential Health benefits
· Blood sugar stabilizer
Sea vegetables are nutrient dense, because of this only small amount are needed for use in recipes and supplements. Brown seaweeds tend to work better in soups and stews. Red seaweeds are better used in sandwiches, stir-fry’s and salads.
For beginners its recommended to use milled sea vegetables to start with, as they are more affordable and easier to work with. I listed a beginners list below.
· Dulse flakes
· Dulse powder
· Kelp flakes
· Kelp powder
· Alaria powder
· Laver flakes
For products, recipes and information check out the following resources.
In conclusion sea vegetables not only are a reliable source of micro-nutrients for humans. Sea vegetables can be beneficial for plants, and animals as a supplement. Although clinical trails and more research needs to be done it is thought that sea vegetables can greatly enhance Health.
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Nutritional Yeast Powder
By Eric Roberts
As a Graduate of Institute for Integrative Nutrition® (IIN) and a member of the Integrative Nutrition®Ambassador Network, Eric helps people create a completely personalized “roadmap to health” that suits your unique body, lifestyle, preferences, and goals. Eric is passionate about superfoods that provide abundant nutrition that helps ensure sustainable heath.
Nutritional yeast –sometimes called nooch is a deactivated yeast.
It is sold in the form of flakes or a yellow powder. You will most likely find it in health food stores. Its very popular with vegans and may be used as an ingredient in recipes.
A significant source of b vitamins, fortified versions have even higher levels of vitamins especially vitamin b-12. Nutritional yeast is a major source for folate, niacin, and selenium.
Nutritional yeast has a cheesy nutty type of flavor, and it is a great substitute for cheese in recipes. Other names for nutritional yeast include
· Hippie dust
· Savory yeast flakes
A serving of nutritional yeast yields a complete protein, providing all 9 amino acids. Yeast cannot provide vitamin b-12 and to do so it must be fortified with vitamin b-12.
Recipe sources include
· RED STAR®
· The ultimate uncheese cookbook
· Conveniently vegan
Benefits of nutritional yeast
· A super food
· A source of amino acids
· A source of protein
· Naturally low in fat
· Naturally gluten free
Beneficial effects of yeasts
· Proven probiotic effects
· Prevention and treatment of diarrhea
· Beneficial in treatment of IBD
· Stimulation of immunity
· Potential of decreasing ADD in children and adults has been proven
RED STAR®nutritional yeast
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Wikipedia Nutritional yeast
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I practice a holistic approach to health and wellness, which means that I look at how all areas of your life are connected. Does stress at your job or in your relationship cause you to overeat? Does lack of sleep or low energy prevent you from exercising? As we work together, we will look at how all parts of your life affect your health.
My approach is not to dwell on calories, carbs, fats, and proteins. It is not to create lists of restrictions or good and bad foods. Instead, I work with my clients to create a happy, healthy life in a way that is flexible, fun and rewarding.
Together we’ll work to reach your health goals in areas such as achieving optimal weight, reducing food cravings, increasing sleep, and maximizing energy. As we work together, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the food and lifestyle choices that work best for you and implement lasting changes that will improve your energy, balance and health.
An Integrative Nutrition Health Coach is a guide and mentor who empowers you and provides ongoing support and guidance as you set goals and make sustainable changes that improve your health and happiness.
As your Health Coach, I will listen carefully, and we’ll navigate the world of contradictory nutrition and health advice together to explore what truly works for you.
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Create your personal blueprint
Decipher your body’s unique needs
Set your personal goals and work towards sustainable change
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Email support between sessions
Simple healthy recipes
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High Fructose Corn Syrup
Foods that have adverse effects on human health
Eric Roberts | HFCS HEALTH EFFECTS | 2/01/2018
Introduction of HFCS to foods and beverages
HFCS First made it into foods circa 1960’s. Due to government subside programs with regards to corn subsides granted to farmers HFCS became the sweetener of choice by food manufacturing companies through the 1970’s, 80’s and through 2009. Due to the affordability and lower expense of manufacturing of foods that required added sweeteners food manufactures were able to budget more toward marketing which increased sales and profits. Soft drinks makers were the first to use HFCS on a wide scale during the 1970’s Then general food manufacturing companies followed during the 1980’s and 90’s gradually increasing the use of HFCS and fructose along with sucrose. During later years mainly in the 2000’s the sugar and corn industries played hardball against each other by slandering the other products and by filing lawsuits. A large court settlement was the result of this war between the sugar and corn industry battles. During the later years a major HFCS supplier was sued in court over price fixing of HFCS to end users. So, food politics has a lot to do with Added sweeteners in our food and beverage products as does politics. At one point several politicos petitioned the FDA with regards to the rebranding of HFCS they claimed that the industry was providing high paying jobs etc. There are huge forces behind what is added to our foods and beverages as well.
Historical use of hfcs
HFCS accounts for almost all caloric sweeteners used in soft drinks. When HFCS was introduced in the 1970’s it represented less than 1% of all caloric sweeteners available in the United States. By the year 2000 it represented more than 60% of all caloric sweeteners. But since the year 2000 HFCS has been on a decline as a caloric sweetener. Nearly all beverages except
· Unsweet tea
· Vegetable juice
· Unsweetened coffee
Contain HFCS as a caloric added sweetener. With respect to beverages fruit drinks and soft drinks account for the greatest intake of HFCS. With regards to the foods category desserts represented the greatest intake of HFCS as a caloric sweetener.
products that contain hfcs
· Processed foods
· Canned foods
· Baked goods
· Flavored yogurts
· Sweetened & flavored dairy products
· Fast food products
· Salad dressings
· Carbonated soft drinks
· Fruit flavored drinks
· White bread
· Snack foods
Hfcs Health Concerns and Effects
Many studies have indicated that the consumption of HFCS, Fructose and Sucrose has an adverse effect on human health and wellbeing. Consumption of HFCS, Fructose and Sucrose as added sweeteners in food and beverage products by humans has contributed to many chronic health conditions over the decades of its use as a primary added sweetener across the food and beverage products. The potential effects on human health is listed below.
· Weight gain
· Metabolic syndrome
· Increased risk of Metabolic and cardiovascular complications
· Cardiovascular decease
· Oxidative stress
Its been documented by some most recent studies and research that the consumption of HFCS, Fructose and Sucrose has contributed to an adverse effect on blood lipids and the deposits of peri-organ fat deposits. Evidence indicates the possibilities of plaque formation in arteries and lipid oxidation and the stimulation of thrombopoiesis.
Animal tests confirm the adverse effects of sugars even in tiny amounts,
To avoid the dangers of consuming HFCS, Fructose, and sucrose it is advised that people practice a healthy diet, lifestyle and nutrition intake. People who have consumed these ingredients and foods that contain these added sweeteners would need to undergo lifestyle changes in order mitigate the adverse effects on their health. The following are key areas to focus on when attempting to practice a healthy lifestyle
· Physical activity
· Lifestyle changes
Its important to limit the following from one’s diet as follows
· Refined sugars
· Brown sugar
· White sugar
· Corn syrup
· High fructose corn syrup
· Processed foods
· Refined grains
· White bread
· Snack foods
· Sports drinks
· Ready to eat cereals
Potential Anti-Atherogenic foods to add as a preventive food to one’s diet
· Fish oils
· Other Polyunsaturates
· Trace minerals
In closing pay close attention to ingredient labels. Its important to note that manufacturers of HFCS have been attempting to rename HFCS to corn sugar. So, its imperative that being aware of the numerous names that added sugars go by is essential to living healthy and avoiding the adverse effects of added sweeteners that may be harmful to human health. I advise googling the phrase – [ other names for sugar].
I help educate people with regards to how to limit sugars and how to identify sugars in foods and beverages. I hold an occasional workshop called Sugar Blues. To keep updated to class and workshop schedules and articles like this one subscribe to my email list by sending me an email to email@example.com or go-to my website studied-health.com to request a free eating for energy e-book and you will be subscribed to my email list. We never spam or sell your email information.
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Snacking healthy and eating healthy on the run workshop announcement.
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