The Most Important Health Information to Track

The Most Important Health and Fitness Information to Track Are you tracking the health and fitness information that really matters? It’s easy to track everything from your respiration to the fat grams you consume in a day – and everything in between. Let’s take a look at the most important health information you should be tracking to keep you working toward better health and well being. Your Vital Statistics Do you know what your blood pressure is? How about your … Continue reading

How to Find Motivation to Lose Weight

How to Find Motivation to Lose Weight It can be difficult to maintain motivation when you’re trying to lose weight. It’s easy to start off with enthusiasm and be excited about your goals. However, at a certain point the motivation and enthusiasm can wane especially once your weight loss begins to slow down or plateau. There are essentially three steps to finding your motivation and keeping it as you strive to live a healthier life. What is Your Reason for … Continue reading

The Truth About Eggs

How are the chickens who produce your eggs treated? I love eggs.  Because I eat a largely vegetarian diet and have been doing so for nearly 30 years, I have always relied on eggs for a go-to source of protein. Poached eggs are my favorite for breakfast.  Did you know that when eating eggs, it’s actually healthier to cook them without breaking the eggs, such as scrambling them?  This is because the yolks contain most of the egg’s cholesterol.  Breaking … Continue reading

Depression and Parkinson’s Disease

Depression and Parkinson’s Disease… Swedish study shows a link I was saddened to read that Alan Alda has revealed he has Parkinson’s Disease.  My father lived and died with that disease, but at that time, he wasn’t one of many. What is it that is driving this disease to epidemic proportions in recent years? I want to share with you a story I read about a study conducted in Sweden that strongly suggests there’s a link between depression and Parkinson’s … Continue reading

Your Brain on Sugar… Hint: It’s not good…

Your Brain On Sugar… I want to share a really important video with you.  Please believe me when I say you want to watch this to learn what happens to your brain when you eat sugar.  It’s very short (only 5 minutes) and so worthwhile. I hope you’ll take a few minutes and watch it! can’t be loaded: How sugar affects the brain – Nicole Avena (   Make Major Improvements in Your Life! Cheryl A Major, CNWC       Share this: … Continue reading

Getting a thicker skin to help you win the battle for a healthy diet!

Getting a thicker skin to help you win the battle for a healthy diet! The more I put myself out in the world with my views on health and healthy eating, the more feedback I get from people.  While this is great, and quite frankly absolutely is my goal, sometimes the feedback is not what I want to hear. Recently, I posted on Facebook, or actually reposted, about how 700 McDonald’s restaurants were closing and about how great I thought … Continue reading

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

Five Habits That Can Destroy Your Teeth Let’s talk about that big bright smile of yours and about how to keep it that way! Your smile says a lot about you. When you take good care of your teeth, it’s easier to feel confident smiling and laughing. You probably spend some time every day taking good care of your teeth. You brush, you might floss occasionally, and you may use products that strengthen and brighten your teeth. There are certain … Continue reading

The Role of Supplements When Eating an Alkaline Diet

The Role of Supplements When Eating an Alkaline Diet Supplements are one of the common components of an alkaline diet. In addition to reducing or eliminating your consumption of acid-producing foods like sugar, meat, and dairy, it’s wise to consider taking a few supplements. Let’s take a look at the most commonly recommended alkaline diet supplements. We’ll discuss why they’re recommended and what they do. Minerals Minerals are the most commonly recommended supplements for an alkaline diet. This is because minerals have … Continue reading

Simple Steps to Embrace an Alkaline Diet

Simple Steps to Embrace an Alkaline Diet The alkaline diet is a lifestyle diet, meaning that it’s not a crash diet or a diet which ends in a month or two. The alkaline diet is a way of eating for life. It has changed the lives of thousands. The diet is designed to give you more energy, help you lose weight and keep it off, and to significantly reduce your risk of diseases like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Because … Continue reading

What Is an Alkaline Diet?

What Is An Alkaline Diet? An alkaline diet is a diet based on regulating the acidity or the pH level of your body. The human body is slightly alkaline, with a blood pH around 7.4. However, your stomach needs to be acidic so that it can break down foods; the pH of your stomach is 3.5 or below.  For comparison’s sake, 14 is completely alkaline, 7 is neutral and 0 is completely acidic. The theory behind this kind of diet is … Continue reading