命愈長 吃愈多 Living Longer and Eating More

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根據英國皇家學會 (Royal Society)一份名為”People and the Planet” 的報告,這一代的人的卡路里攝取比上一代的人為多,其壽命亦相對的長。

資料顯示,在1969年至2005年之間,全球卡路里攝取量增加約15%,而這個數字仍處於上升趨勢。但報告同時指出,生活在發達國家的孩子的耗水量是發展中國家之孩子的30-50倍。估計到了2025年,全球將有1,800 萬人生活在缺水的國家或地區。糧食供求失衡由此可見。

英國皇家學會  John Sulston 爵士指出,人口持續上升的確令糧食供求處於危機,但基於我們同時擁有不斷進步的科技研發, 要找出切實可行的解決辦法會較為容易。然而,單憑科技研發不能夠把問題澈底解決, 我們必須改變舊有浪費的生活習慣才能為地球的未來帶來可持續的改變。

According to a new report by Royal Society entitled, “People and the Planet” the human population on average is consuming more calories thus living longer compared to their ancestors. Around the world, the increase in calorie intake is approximately 15 per cent from 1969 to 2005 and is still in the rise.

Moreover, the report states “that a child from the developed world consumes 30-50 times as much water as one from the developing world and it is now estimated that by 2025, 1,800 million people will be living in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity.”

Sir John Sulston of the Royal Society said that because of the continue advancement in technology and raise in population, people can be more flourish and are likelier to achieve the goal by having practical solutions to things. However, this alone cannot be done by scientists and governing bodies as the people that make up this world also need to contribute what they can in order from the future of the planet to still be in on the positive side.

Source: Discovery.com
Special Credit to: Jianne Soriano

由農場到餐桌: 致命食物系統的故事 Farm to Fork: The Story of Our Toxic Food System

你知道食物從那裡來嗎? 含有什麼材料呢? 今時今日工業化的食物製作業嚴重依賴危害人類特別是兒童健康的致命化學物及人造添加物,正在發育的兒童對化學物更無抵抗能力。

Do you know where your food comes from? Or what’s in it? You might be surprised. Today’s conventional food system depends heavily on the use of toxic chemicals and synthetic inputs that pose threats to our health-especially children’s. Their developing bodies are more vulnerable to these toxins. Here’s a small but shocking snapshot.

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Source:  http://healthychild.org/healthy-living/resources/

健康飲食基本法則 Some basics rules to remember!

 

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Some basics rules to remember!
Say NO to C-R-A-P:
C- 碳酸飲料
R- 精製糖產品
A- 人造甜味劑和色素
P- 加工食品和快餐

Say YES to F-O-O-D:
F- 水果和蔬菜
O- 有機無脂肪蛋白
O- 奧米加3脂肪酸
D- 多喝水