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Who Am I Dr. Denise Chranowski Degree in Industrial Engineering and Doctor of Chiropractic Owner of Wellness Solution Centers in Newtown, PA Owner of the.

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1 What is Health? Today’s Goal: Learn 3 new things

2 The Challenge 100 point per correct answer

3 Question What is the average restaurant portion size served (ie how many more times than what we should be eating?) 2 X X X 6X X

4 4 X: When Less is More – Reduce your portion size
McDonalds: Big Mac = 550 calories Large Fries = 540 calories Sweet Tea = 230 calories 1320 calories Applebees: Pecan Crusted Chicken Salad = 1360 What can we do to eat less at restaurants? Fast food restaurant hamburgers are one example of the increase in portion size and calories since the 50s when they first became popular. In 1957 the average fast food hamburger weighed one ounce and had 210 calories. Today the average size is 6 times that with over 600 calories. This is the average size of a one-patty hamburger. There are many other hamburger choices that are “super-sized.” A double hamburger can top 1,000 calories.

5 Question What does BMI stand for?
Bonus question for 100 pts: What is an ideal BMI?

6 Know Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
< 18 = underweight = desirable 25 – = overweight >30 = obese How to you get and keep you BMI in a normal range?

7 Question What another name for trans fats?
How do you know if a food product has trans fats in it?

8 NO MORE Trans Fats AKA (Partially Hydrogenated Oil)
Causes Cancer Increases Heart Disease risk Increases Diabetes risk Fooducate is a GREAT app Ingredients: Filling (mixed berry preserves [high fructose corn syrup, sugar, blueberries, red raspberries, strawberries], corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, glycerin, maltodextrin, fructose, water, natural and artificial berry flavor, apples, modified corn starch, sodium alginate, citric acid, malic acid, modified cellulose, calcium phosphate, xanthan gum, red #40, blue #1), enriched wheat flour, whole oats, sugar, partially hydrogenated soybean and/or cottonseed oil, high fructose corn syrup, honey, calcium carbonate, dextrose, nonfat dry milk, wheat bran, salt, cellulose gum, leavening (potassium bicarbonate), natural and artificial vanilla flavor, soy lecithin, wheat gluten, corn starch, niacinamide, carrageenan, guar gum, zinc oxide, reduced iron, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), riboflavin (vitamin B2), vitamin

9 Bonus Question: The largest hamburger in the world weighed a) 75 lbs b) 252 lbs c) 526 lbs d) 777 lbs

10 Bonus Question: The largest hamburger in the world weighed a) 75 lbs b) 252 lbs c) 526 lbs d) 777 lbs

11 Name one man-made food ingredient that is detrimental to your health.

12 Understanding Food Labels

13 Question DAILY DOUBLE How many teaspoons of sugar in a 20 ounce soda? 5; 12; 17; 22

14 Drastically Reduce Soda Consumption
A 20 ounce soda has 17 tsp of sugar The average teenager drinks 600 cans per year The average adult drinks 56 gallons per year Lead to increased obesity Depletes the body of vital nutrients Average pH – 3.0 AVOID ALL HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP

15 What is the pH of Mountain Dew?
2.5 3.25 5.5 7.5

16 Mountain Dew: 3.25 What are healthy things you can drink?

17 Question How many minutes of exercise should we get per day minimally?
Bonus – What are the 3 components to any well rounded fitness program?

18 Get Physical 30 minutes 3 Components of a well-rounded exercise routine: weight training, aerobic exercise and flexibility. Push Ups – How many can you do? 200 point bonus whoever is willing to do 10 pushups (woman) / 25 pushups (man)

19 Question How many hours of sleep does an adult need for optimal health? Bonus question – Getting too much or too little sleep contributes to what disease?

20 REST Most Adults need 7 – 8 hours per night
Teens need 9 hours per night Getting less than 6 or more than 9 hours of sleep per night increases risk of diabetes (study out of Boston University School of Medicine)

21 Question How many hours per week does the average teen spend on “screen time?” includes TV, computer, video games, smart phones and texting How many hours per day does the average adults watch TV

22 Screen Time Stats Teens spend on average 42 hours of screen time per week Boys spend 72 minutes a day on average playing video games Americans watch on average 4.5 hours of TV/day

23 Improve Your Posture Let’s do a posture check!
Your head weighs about as much as a bowling ball Your ear, shoulder, hip and ankle should form a straight line. Have your shoulder blades touch the back of your chair. What system lives inside the spine?




27 How Many Thoughts Do You Have Each Day?
10,000 20,000 30,000 40,000 50,000 60,000

28 60,000 Thought Per Day Number of murders seen on TV by the time a child finishes elementary school: 8,000 Number of violent acts seen on TV by age 18: 200,000 Average child sees 10,000 junk food commericals per year 95% of your thoughts are the same as yesterday 80% of your thoughts are negative The mind is a computer: What are things you can do to clean your hard drive?

29 Summary Know your BMI and keep it within normal range
Eliminate bad ingredients such as HFCS and trans fat Eat at home Reduce/eliminate soda consumption Shoot for hours of sleep per night 30 minutes of exercise per day Reduce your screen time Do a posture check Think about what you are thinking about

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