We’re all encouraged to have a monetary pension so we’ll
have some money to enjoy our retirement.
But, and this is a big BUT, what if you’re ill?
What would you do in your retirement? I know I’d travel,
read more, relax more, spend more time with my friends who’d also be retired by
then, take crazy courses and loads more stuff.
But, here’s that but again, what if you’re ill? What if you don’t live long
enough to reap the rewards of the pension you’re paying into or you’re
Don't leave it too late!
Don’t be one of those people who leave it until they’ve got
a chronic disease to start thinking about your nutrition!
You need to start NOW! And do what you can to prevent
yourself from being one of the 80% yes 80% of you that will get one or more
chronic diseases when you’re older.
Did you know that the World Health Organisation (WHO) states
that "chronic disease is responsible for 70% of all deaths
And that the chronic diseases listed below "are preventable with proper
- Cardiovascular disease
- Several forms of cancer
- Dental disease
So, what do you do?
Well, that’s a no brainer. You pay into your ‘Health
Pension’, what that means is you start taking care of what you eat NOW to
protect your health in the FUTURE.
“People who get their vitamins and minerals through food are boosting their
immunity and healthy development.” - WHO
But there’s good news. It doesn’t matter who you are it’s never too late to
start looking after your health through proper nutrition!
Even if you don’t like vegetables
Even if you only eat vegetables
Even if you have allergies or food intolerances
Even if you think you are already eating a healthy diet!
OK, so let’s look at that last one: “Even if you think you are already eating a
healthy diet”. Unless you keep a food diary you’ll be surprised at how many
vital nutrients you’re not getting enough of.
I know because that's what happened to me. I used to scoff at people telling me
I should eat better, thinking I knew it all, until I started keeping a food
diary and saw how many nutrients I was dangerously low on.
This is my food diary report from January I can reassure you
it's much better now, but look how much was below 50% of my RDA (recommended
Become Nutrient Rich!
To reap the rewards of good health you need to start paying into your ‘Health Pension’ NOW!
You need to keep a food diary to make sure you’re getting all of the nutrients you need to best protect you when you retire, so you can enjoy all that money and all that time. Don’t wait until it’s too late!
CheckYourFood® offers you the most advanced food diary in the world, combining food nutrition data with cooking methods and average portions sizes, making you Nutrient Rich.
P.S. What will you do in your retirement? Work out? Learn that language? Hang out with your friends? Go on a cruise?
P.P.S. I estimate that 50% of people reading this will say, “Yeah… I should really do that” or “I’ll look at this later”… and then take no action. Will you? Can you afford to?
Co-founder, production manager
I'm our communications and marketing person, dealing with social media and copywriting. I also work with Matt and Ric overseeing the design and strategic management of the site.
I'm also the author of the Eva the Hungry Amoeba children's book series (only one so far). You can find it on Amazon.
My favourite foods, shepherds pie and smoked haddock!