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Cheryl A Major, CNWC

My name is Cheryl Major, and I teach people just like you how to improve their health and well-being by changing how they eat. My own personal story is a by-accident victory over depression, and along the way, I lost 20 pounds without dieting. It began when my husband had been experiencing terrible side effects from the statins he had been on for years. We decided to change how we ate in an effort to lower his LDL cholesterol, raise … Continue reading

Three Toxic Cleaning Ingredients – Check Your Cleaning Products for These…

Three Toxic Cleaning Ingredients to Watch Out For to Be Your Healthiest You I thought it might be helpful to discuss three toxic cleaning ingredients to watch out for to be your healthiest you.  These are ingredients you will often find in your regular cleaning products and personal care items. The first is sodium lauryl sulfate, or SLS.  This ingredient is what makes cleaning products and personal products foam.  If you love your shampoo or liquid dish detergent and all … Continue reading

The Health Benefits of Organic Cleaning Products…do you know what they are?

The Health Benefits of Organic Cleaning Products So many people I talk with are trying to live healthier lives by changing their eating habits, but have you ever thought about your living environment and about the benefits of organic cleaning products? Everyone wants a clean living or work environment, but cleaning can be hazardous to your health if you use cleaners with harmful toxins. Exposure to these toxins found in cleaning products can worsen asthma and can cause allergic reactions. … Continue reading

You can choose how you age…this is very empowering information!

Have you ever considered you can choose how you age? Did you know you can choose how you age?  If you are like most people, you are busier than busy.  Family, work and responsibilities at home are all part of your life. Suddenly, you realize that quite a bit of time has passed while you were busy, and you may start to notice going up and down stairs hurts your knees a little bit more than it used to or … Continue reading

Simple Tips for Time Management

Simple Tips for Time Management You may be wondering what time management has to do with health, so bear with me and read on.  The interactive world we live in allows for plenty of distractions. There are distractions by our coworkers or our spouses as well as family and friends. Then there are our own vices browsing through the latest sports scores or seeing which band is going to be playing at our favorite music venue.  Some of these distractions … Continue reading

Eating and Exercising Challenges – I have them too!

Eating and Exercising Challenges I’m no stranger to eating and exercising challenges, but as frequently happens, I was in a group recently talking about diet and healthy eating; someone said to me, “Oh you’ve never had a weight problem.  This is easy for you…” I thought I would address this today.  It’s not always been easy for me, and I remember quite a few years ago, I was very unhappy with my job.  My solution was to go home and … Continue reading

Epigenetics…what does it mean?

Epigenetics…what does it mean? When I was studying to renew my Health Certification, I chose to study a book written by Dr. Jeffrey Bland titled “The Disease Delusion”.  Dr. Bland is the “father” of functional medicine; functional medicine is medical practice or treatments that focus on optimal functioning of the body and its organs. It looks at how the organs and systems function together rather than isolating each organ or system for analysis and/or treatment as our current allopathic or … Continue reading

Mindset and Physical Strength – Do you believe your mind can increase your strength?

Mindset and Physical Strength You don’t believe that simply changing the way you think can have a big impact on your life or your accomplishments? What about mindset and physical strength? I admit it’s a somewhat abstract concept to think that just being more positive or more driven can attract good things to you, or that focusing more on the good in your life can make you happier, but, what about a demonstration to show just how powerful the mind … Continue reading

Five Easy Tips to Enjoy Holiday Gatherings…without blowing your diet!

Five Easy Tips to Enjoy Holiday Gatherings without Blowing Your Diet! Most of us are invited to social gatherings during the holidays.  If you try to eat right and not overdo, these events can be tempting and can really derail any good work you’ve done during the previous months.  We all hear people talking in January about how they need to lose the weight they gained over the holidays.  Here are 5 easy tips to enjoy holiday gatherings and to … Continue reading

The 5 Second Rule -if you drop it, do you eat it?

The 5 Second Rule Do you worry about dirt and germs?  I’ve long maintained that all this “kills 99% of germs” advertising is just getting us to expose ourselves to dangerous chemicals in the name of profit for a few giant companies!  While it’s important to know how to clean safely, it’s also important to know which surfaces harbor the highest number of germs and bacteria.  That’s what I want to share with you today via a wonderful article by … Continue reading