Taking an antidepressant? You’re one of millions!

Taking an antidepressant? More than 30 million people in this country, 1 in 7 women, and 20% of women over the age of 40 are taking an antidepressant. We are told depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain; but what if that is not always the case?  What if the root cause of our depression is often something we have complete control over?  What if it’s caused by inflammation triggered by our diet, our environment and our … Continue reading

Gluten…Evil or Not?

Gluten…Evil or Not? Ah gluten…it gives breads, cakes and cookies such great texture.  Lately though, there has been a lot of negative press about gluten.  I decided to address this in my latest TV show on Thin Strong Healthy.  This edition is titled Gluten…Evil or Not? I hope you’ll take a look! “] Helping You Achieve Major Wellness! Cheryl A Major, CNWC Certified Nutrition & Wellness Consultant I’m Cheryl A Major, and I work with people of all ages and … Continue reading

What Do Sugar and Cocaine Have In Common?

What Do Sugar and Cocaine Have In Common? Here’s a scary fact for you to ponder… When scientists took MRI images of the brains of people consuming sugar and highly addictive drugs like cocaine, the same pleasure centers in the brain started lighting up. Sounds pretty, scary, doesn’t it? But what does the similarity between sugar and cocaine actually mean for your brain and your overall health? First of all, sugar is truly addictive. What that means to you is … Continue reading

Green Tea – here’s a great tasting way to enjoy it!

Green Tea Green Tea tastes terrible!  Or at least that’s what a client of mine told me the other day.  So…I decided to write a post and share it with all of you about how I used to agree with her, but now I’ve learned to make a delicious rich hot cup of green tea that you just might love! I’ll tell you how I do it in a minute, but first, I want to extol the virtues of green … Continue reading

Detoxing for Better Health

Simple Ways to Detox the Body by Cheryl Major

Detoxing for Better Health Detoxing for better health…will a body detox make you feel better? When you detox your body by feeding it high nutrient-dense food, or even by eliminating all food for a period of time, you help your body heal itself. Controlling exactly what you put into your body will help rest your organs, stimulate your liver, promote elimination, improve circulation, and refuel your body with high nutrition.  I have a FREE report for you on how to … Continue reading

If You Hate to Diet, Check This Out!

Simple Ways to Detox the Body by Cheryl Major

If you hate to diet, read this There are a couple of recurring themes I hear from people when I try (and I always try) to impress upon them the importance to their long-term health and well-being of switching to a healthier, cleaner diet.  Those themes are: I hate to diet; I don’t want to give up the foods I love; and how do I get started…it’s so hard to change!  I’m glad you asked, because we’re going to talk about … Continue reading

Increase Productivity Naturally…what are you eating today?

Increase Productivity Naturally I just read a fascinating article in the Harvard Business Review, and I couldn’t wait to share it with you! It’s about how to increase productivity naturally. We all know food affects us in many ways. Our food choices dictate in large part our health, our longevity, and how we feel on a daily basis.  In this article, a study published just this month in the British Journal of Health Psychology was discussed; it really drives home how important our food … Continue reading

BPA and you…this is a crucial read for your future health!

BPA and You BPA and You…If we tested you for BPA, would you test positive?  93% of us would! Can you believe it? 93% of us!! If you think that’s not important, allow me to put that into perspective.  BPA (bisphenol A) is an endocrine-disrupting industrial chemical.  In the vernacular, that means BPA messes with your hormones.  Let’s discuss what BPA does to us and who should avoid exposure to it, how BPA is used and what products contain BPA, … Continue reading

In memory of Geoff Hoff…

Geoff Hoff

In Memory of Geoff Hoff… I knew Geoff Hoff longer than I’ve known anyone else online. He led the “Red Group” I was in when I signed up for Pat O’Bryan’s course:  “Wow! This is Easy!” back in 2010 or thereabouts… Along with learning, Wow!…this isn’t easy… it’s a lot of work, I also learned that Geoff was a remarkably patient, earnest and caring person. Later, I reconnected with Geoff through Connie Ragen Green.  I joined his Wednesday night call … Continue reading

Change Your Mindset to Relieve Stress… and live a longer, healthier life

 Change Your Mindset to Relieve Stress Laugh – Laughter reduces stress and helps keep your heart healthy. It improves blood flow, reduces inflammation in your arteries and may actually reduce cholesterol and blood clot formation. If you don’t laugh much, make a point of laughing. Check out Youtube for some old Dean Martin Roasts (which are hysterical…I dare you not to laugh! Just watching those guys laugh cracks me up), find a humor website to follow, call a silly friend, … Continue reading