Category: Total Wellness

Category: Total Wellness

Eye Spy Fruit!
Image January 14, 2018 Total Wellness Cynthia

Bowl of Berries I recently watched a video about eye health from one of my favorite mentors, Michael Greger, M.D. (NutritionFacts.org), who asked a good question: Would you rather eat a bowl of fresh berries for breakfast or a bowl of pills? This is a great question for someone like myself who has worked several
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Secret Killer: TMAO
Image December 15, 2017 Total Wellness Cynthia

TMAO Activation Some of the top selling supplements in vitamin stores world wide offering such solutions as improved cognitive function, better digestion and increased muscle mass are choline, the enzyme betaine and the amino acid, l-carnitine. While I do recommend natural supplements, even those mentioned, for clients and consider myself a supporter of local vitamin
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Why Plant Based Iron Is Superior
Image November 19, 2017 Total Wellness Cynthia

Heme vs. Non-Heme Iron One of the concerns that some people have when transitioning to a plant-based or a vegan diet is obtaining adequate amounts of iron. Interestingly enough, only 1/3 of iron in a typical or Standard American Diet (S.A.D.) comes from meat sources. Plant foods are rich in non-heme iron while heme iron
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Is There A Secret To Greater Longevity?
Image October 23, 2017 Total Wellness Cynthia

Do We Really Want to Know? Not all of us want to know the secret to greater longevity.  Sounds morbid right?  Well, think about it… With modern technology and advanced medicine we, as humans, have the ability to live longer lives but if we’re roaming around not feeling as spunky as we did when we
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What Is Holistic Nutrition & Why Does It Matter?
Image October 15, 2017 Food,Total Wellness Cynthia

Holistic vs. Modern Medicine Holistic or ‘wholistic’ like the title of T.Colin Campbell’s book Whole-Rethinking the Science of Nutrition refers to treating the body as a whole, considering all parts of the body including emotional, mental and even spiritual being. When comparing it to modern western medicine which focuses on specific parts of the body
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Don’t Be Fooled By The Disease Care System
Image April 16, 2017 Total Wellness Cynthia

Sick & Tired If our health care system with all of it’s modern technology is supposed to be making us healthier, then why are we getting sicker!? While different ailments plague our bodies including high rates of cardiovascular disease and an increasing rate of Type II diabetes, doctors are prescribing more prescription drugs (even with
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Get Well & Stay Well: Healthy Living Transformation
Image April 16, 2017 Total Wellness Cynthia

Let Your Body Heal Found yourself at the doctor’s office again picking up some more antibiotics for that cold?  It’s absolutely NOT NECESSARY!!!  In fact, it’s harming you… Our bodies are made so intrinsically complex that one must wonder how everything works and fits together.  Our immune system is actually so incredibly AMAZING.  “Your body
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