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Healthy Whole Foods | Why You Should Eliminate Processed Foods From Your Diet - Lifespan Fitness Blog

Healthy Whole Foods | Why You Should Eliminate Processed Foods From Your Diet - Lifespan Fitness Blog | Physical Education | Scoop.it
Whilst we’ve grown up in a society that has progressively been exposed to and eaten more processed foods, we’ve fallen out of touch with the true understanding of what a ‘whole’ food is as opposed to a ‘processed’ or ‘refined’ food.

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This website has some great information about the effects that our diet has on our bodies, and the differences between processed foods and whole foods. Feel free to use this information in your assignment on healthy lifestyles. 

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, April 29, 2013 8:05 AM

Great summary of many relevant facts about processed foods and the advantages of whole foods.   From the article:

 

High GI - Processed foods involve a greater intake of calories per gram in comparison to the same serving of whole foods. This basically means that you’re eating less food for the same amount of calories; and as explained earlier, consuming less essential nutrients, burning less calories and having to eat a whole lot less to offset the effects of weight gain. However, processed foods also boast a higher GI; or ‘Glycemic Index’. What this refers to is how quickly blood sugar levels rise after consumption of food.

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North Penn Squires head a new era of youth... - The Reporter

North Penn Squires head a new era of youth... - The Reporter | Physical Education | Scoop.it
North Penn Squires head a new era of youth...
The Reporter
“If you are playing with older kids because of your weight, their agility level, skill level, and knowledge of the game is not the same,” Vice President David Lawrence said.
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Who do you think would benefit from individuals playing in older competitions due to their weight? Why/Why not?

 

How would you feel if you had to play in an older compeition because of your weight?

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