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Chapter 5:

     REAL NUTRITIONAL

     FUEL FOR YOUR

     BODY

Billionaire Parenting Chapter 5 Review

 

 

 

  • Eating the Rainbow Diet – Each color for a certain food has a meaning in terms of nutrition.

    • Eating Green Foods regulates the pituitary gland, fights depression, bulimia, and other psychosomatic conditions affecting the gastric system. It is useful in calming the nervous system, fights irritability and insomnia (broccoli, kale, spinach, collard greens, artichokes).

    • Eating Blue/Purple Foods stimulates the parasympathetic system, reduces blood pressure and calms both breathing and heart rate. It has anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxing effects  (blueberries, eggplants, plums, blackberries, Concord grapes).

    • Eating Red Foods affect the heart by increasing pulse rate and the muscles by increasing their tension. They influence vitality and increase body temperature to promote sensuality (beets, cherries, red onions, strawberries, grapefruit).

    • Eating Yellow/Orange Foods purifies blood, helps digestion and has a cleansing effect. Brings on a sense of security and a strong sense of well-being (butternut squash, carrots, lemon, sweet potatoes, pineapple)

    • Eating White Foods provides energy and balances the chronobiological rhythm, by stimulating the production of serotonin, a substance which regulates both sleep and the nervous system (turnip, onions, cauliflower, garlic, shallots)
       

  • Watching a good movie is often times associated with a big bag of popcorn. Did you know the microwave popcorn bag can leach chemicals that are harmful, like perfluorooctanoic acid, which is linked to infertility; this toxin latches on to the popcorn and then you and remains in your body for an extended time frame.

     

  • On average, the US citizen consumes close to 756 grams of sugar every 5 days or 130 pounds of sugar a year. If this rate continues, 42% of the US population will then be obese by 2030 and it will cost close to half a trillion dollars in health spending. According to Michelle King Robson, founder of EmpowHER, the more sugar a person consumes the higher the risk for brain shrinkage in the memory center known as the hippocampus, which in the long run leads to dementia. Did you know that a 20 ounce soft drink equates to eating 16.5 sugar cubes or consuming 3 pounds of carrots? High fructose corn syrup is one of the most used substitutes for sugar and damages memory and impacts learning abilities. Food companies use it because it is 6 times cheaper and is almost in every processed food including condiments and baby foods.