Superfoods and Your Health
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Superfoods and Your Health

Eat For Success. Getting Nutrition For Optimal Performance.
3.9 (39 ratings)
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Last updated 5/2016
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand what nutrients need to be ingested every day
  • Understand difference between natural and industrial nutrients
  • Understand how to construct a healthy meal
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Requirements
  • Stop living on the typical North American fast food diet
  • Open Mind
  • Willingness to try new ideas and concepts
Description

It is time to learn how to choose a superfood blend in the overflowing market of protein powders, energy bars, and smoothie recipes. Why do I need a superfood drink, and which one should I choose?

Our focus in making a superfood blend isn't moderating disease symptoms. We focus on creating healthy functions. With abundant health, disease is simply crowded out and replaced with optimal performance.

You can gain good performance back. The momentum of the "normal" downward spiral of declining health and shorter lifespan can be slowed, and eventually reversed to add many precious moments and experiences in the coming years.

Delaying the onset of typical middle-age-related problems, especially the decline in sexual health, is hard to explain to people who did not experience it. 

Effects of feeding yourself right will include:

  • Reduced fat - increased muscle = solid body shape.
  • Enhanced immune function = resistance to infections.
  • Enhanced memory, ambition, attitude and brain power.
  • Reduction of joint and body muscle aches and pains.
  • Substantial increase in sexual health, interest, ability
  • Increased stamina for both women and for men
  • More youthful appearance and body functions
  • Extended life span quality and quantity.


You will learn about nutrients like Coenzyme Q10, Saffron, Ginkgo Biloba, Bilberry, Siberian Ginseng, Garlic, Vitamins A-&E, Niacin, Vitamin C, Pycnogenols and Bioflavonoids, plus key minerals like Chromium, as well as the Essential Fatty Acids GLA and Omega 3.

The result is understanding how nutrition affects your health, and how it affects your ability to function, which nutrients, and in which amounts are required for optimal performance.

Special Section: Vegetarian Bodybuilders

There is a belief that bodybuilders need meat in order to get the protein they require to build lean muscle mass. Nothing could be further from the truth. Many weight lifters thrive on meatless, even vegan diets. Plant protein can be superior to meat in many ways.

In this special section, we look at Superfoods for high end athletes.

Who is the target audience?
  • It is for people seeking better health, especially more muscle and less fat
  • It is for people seeking value in a confusing market
  • It is not for people struggling to buy food month to month
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
5 Lectures 18:57

Introduction to Superfoods.

Preview 03:59



A short introduction to Scott Paton

Scott Paton, 35 years of experience in grocery industry and personal growth
04:09

Time for you to introduce yourself.

And Now. it's Your Turn...
01:30
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Why Nutritional Supplements Exist
12 Lectures 51:08

You cannot fix with pills what you mess up with your meals.

Preview 04:16

The hunger that cannot be satiated.

Preview 02:54

Missing minerals and micronutrients in depleted soils.

Hollow Food
02:01

The role of enzymes in food and health. What happens to enzymes when they hit certain temperatures

Living versus Dead or Denatured Food
04:54

Few ingredients versus many ingredients.

Mono-item meals versus Multi-item meals
04:34

What happens to that oil you cook with?

Fried food, Peroxidation of lipids, spoiled oils
04:58

Particle size - chew your food. How surface area matters to nutrient absorption.

Chewing Secrets to Nutrient Absorbtion
03:38

How Emulsification affects transportion and absorption of food in your system

Emulsification and Your Food
04:13

 How labels do not tell the whole story.

Nutritional Facts or Fiction?
06:33

Meaningful doses - how too little is a waste of money. Would you use a garden hose at a house fire, while a fire truck stood by?

Meaningful Doses
06:02

Why an apple is better than Vitamin C, water, fiber, and red dye mixed in a bowl.

Single Ingredient Versus Synergy
02:21

Summary
04:44
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Superfood Ingredient Selection
11 Lectures 58:53

The heavyweight champion plant protein: Hemp.

Proteins
05:34

Oils: Olive (7 Types), Apricot, Coconut, Tangerine, Lemongrass & White Rose

Vitamins
03:56

Minerals: Coral Blend (Calcium, Magnesium & Minerals), Lemon Juice (Potassium), Alfalfa, Parsley, Watercress, Bamboo Sap (Silica & Minerals) & Shilajit (Humic and Fulvic)

Minerals
05:12

Enzymes: Green Papaya, Pineapple Bromelain, Noni & Plant-Cell Enzymes

Enzymes
04:18

Probiotics Blend: Inulin, FOS, Kombucha, Soil Flora, Fermented Vegetable

Probiotics Blend
06:15

Sea Plants: Chlorella, Spirulina, Dunaliella, Nova Scotia Dulse, Icelandic Kelp

Sea Plants
04:49

A Discussion about Effective Herbs: Maca, Schizandra, Acerola, Red Beet, Silymarin, Suma, Elderberry, Siberian Ginseng, Pau D'Arco, Graviola, Aloe Vera, Astragalus, Turmeric, Ginger Root, Boswelia, Gymnema, Ashwaganda & Cayenne

Effective Herbs
07:35

Fiber: High-Pectin Apple Fiber, Glucomannan, Slippery Elm, Stabilized Rice Bran

Fiber
06:30

Emulsification, Oxidation Protection and Micronization

Processing Methods
07:26

Summary
02:21
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Tying it All Together
10 Lectures 52:47

Choosing a Superfood Blend
04:52

ZoeTein: Foundational SuperFood
10:08

Strataflora

Specialty Superfoods - Strataflora
06:46

Specialty Superfoods - Eligaplex
03:51

Specialty Superfoods - Liver Formula
03:56

Specialty Superfoods - Heart Formula
02:47

Specialty Superfoods - Aurasil
05:03

Excela 50

Advancium

Premium

Energizing Superfoods
05:47

Iridescia

The Ultimate Superfood
07:52
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 02:38
Conclusion
02:28

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Help Your Fellow Students
00:10
About the Instructor
Scott Paton
4.3 Average rating
1,427 Reviews
59,767 Students
68 Courses
Executive Producer (42 Podcasts, 65+ Udemy courses), Trainer

Scott Paton has been podcasting since the spring of 2005. His podcast "Weight Loss and The Mind" hit over 375,000 subscribers in its first year and over one million downloads. He has executive produced and/or co-hosted over 35 podcasts. An internationally renowned speaker, Scott has presented to audiences from London, England to Sydney, Australia, from Vancouver, BC to New York, NY, from LA to Rwanda. Thousands of entrepreneurs and NGO's have changed their public engagement strategies based on Scott's sharing. We hope you will, too!

Scott has over 48,500 students from 168 countries taking his courses.

Scott joined Udemy in 2013. In late 2014, one of his clients inspired him to make a video course on Podcasting. He revisited Udemy and got very excited at the potential. After his course went live, Scott told his clients and many decided to make courses but needed help, so he has become a co-instructor with them, while continuing to support and build his own courses. His co-topics all include areas of life-long learning by Scott, including Stock Option Trading, Alternative Health, EFT, and Relationships.

Martin Pytela
3.9 Average rating
123 Reviews
13,805 Students
5 Courses
Life Enthusiast Life Coach

Martin Pytela, CMTA - that's Certified Metabolic Typing Advisor - offers his Health Coach services based on Metabolic Typing, a method that helps determine which foods and supplements will be most appropriate for you. You may already be aware that what heals one person may make another one worse ...

We make it our business to help people reverse chronic degenerative conditions, the source of aging and pain that plague so many of us. Especially of you have been frustrated by the medical system, and its symptom-oriented approach, you will find us to be refreshingly different. We believe that emergency room solutions so effective at saving a life are not appropriate for preventing conditions associated with aging or with system-wide break-downs.

Chances are that either you or someone very close to you is suffering from a chronic condition that conventional medical treatments are not able to resolve. You may have even been told to get used to it - it's part of aging or we can't do anything about it. Well, you can! And Martin will show you how.