Healthy with Jodi

What Does Eating Healthy Mean? 16 Healthy Eating Principles You Must Know!

    What does Eating Healthy Mean?

    1- Mitochondrial Energy Production:

    Mitochondria definition: and organelle found in large number in most cells, in which the biochemical process of energy production occurs. It has an inner and outer layer.

    2-Organic sourced foods: look up

    The environmental working group is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment.  Learn what organic means

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a great resource

    3- Delayed food allergens: and allergy is an adverse reaction due to immunologic mechanism. A delayed onset food allergy is an auto immune disease that causes your immune system to overact when you ingest certain foods. The immune cells mistakenly attack food particles and treat them as foreign invaders and produce anti-bodies to try to fight what they perceive as toxins. Known allergies we can the immune and digestive systems, draining the body of energy.

    Energetic Health Institute…an innovative 501(c)3 California Non-Profit & Gold Rated by for transparency. School approved by the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP)

    I’m a Certified Holistic Nutritionist who can order you the right lab work to complete and over see this process.

    4- 60% Alkalizing   pH scale  0-14   Acid vs. Alkaline

    Certain foods can effect of the acidity and pH of bodily fluids, including the urine or blood, and therefore can be used to treat and prevent disease

    5- Green Food

    Chlorophyll turns into new blood. Green promotes health and energy.

    6- ORAC Value of Food

    Oxygen radical absorbance capacity Is the unit of measurements of antioxidants found in food. (calories are a unit of energy)

    7-Refined Sugar

    A healthy adult has approx 5 liters of blood circulating at any given moment and needs 1 teaspoon of sugar available during a fasting state. That’s all the body needs to function.

    12-ounces of soda or energy drinks typically contain approx 10 tsp of sugar. That raises the blood sugar 10x above what the body needs to function and typically within a matter of minutes.


    1 Teaspoon of Sugar = Approx 4 Grams of Sugar

    Take the total grams of refined sugar & divide by 4 to learn how many teaspoons of sugar you are consuming per serving.

    8-Naturally sweet:

    Think Real food

    9- Fiber: 8-12 grams  per meal.  Average 25-30 grams a day.

    Adds bulk to you diet and aids in digestion.

    Insoluble fiber: found in wheat, bran, vegetables, and whole grains. It helps speed passage of food through the stomach and intestines.

    Soluble Fiber: attacks water and turns into gel, slowing digestion.  Found in foods like oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, peas, and some other veggies and fruits.  Can help lower cholesterol.

    10-Raw foods

    Raw foods contain enzymes.  Enzymes help break down food and aid in digestion.

    Proteases: breaks down Protein

    Lipase: breaks down fat

    Amylase: breaks downs carbs

    11- Healthy Preparation Methods

    12-Environmentally Safe Meats and Fish

    13-Environmentally safe Cookware


    14-Friends and Family MOODS

    15- Beverage 8oz or less

    16- Burn off what you consume!