Changing Habits Blog

Up For A Chat Podcast

My New Podcast - Up For A Chat with Cyndi O’Meara, Kim Morrison and Carren Smith This is a free weekly podcast that talks about all things pertaining to health.  We will talk about things familiar and not so familiar when it comes to striving to be the healthiest you...

read more

Snacking Tips

Tips for Snacking You need to plan ahead in preparation of some of the recipes so you have the right ingredients in your house. Check out your local farmer’s market of your local fruit shop for fruits in season. Often you can pick up second-grade fruits eg....

read more

Hunter Gatherer Protocol

The 4 Phase Fat Elimination Protocol (4PFEHCG) has been such a resounding success, not only in reducing fat and thus increasing leptin sensitivity but in overall health mentally and physically.  The Healthy Living Club is filled with members who have success after...

read more

Diseases of the Thyroid – Another Growing Epidemic

I’ve been speaking for nearly 15 years, travelling not only around Australia but other parts of the world.  Over the last couple of years in particular there seems to be an overwhelming amount of people telling me that they have been diagnosed with Hashimotos or other...

read more

Seafood is a Superfood

As far back in history we can go humans have been eating seafood, both from fresh water streams and the ocean.  Some cultures rely very heavily on fish in order to survive even today. Fish as far as authorities go has never really lost favour as a good reliable...

read more

Pharmageddon is the story of a Tragedy – By Dr David Healy

In the late 1950’s a sedative drug used to treat morning sickness in pregnancy called thalidomide caused a horrific drug disaster whose emblematic images of limbless and handicapped babies born to distraught mothers linger to this day. The United States Congress swung...

read more

The Good and Bad on Fat

Our body is a fat machine, all our cells have fat, our brain is made up of fat, we carry fats in our blood stream to make hormones and vitamin D as well as other important communicators, we use fat for storage for the lean times.  We not only use fat for storage but...

read more

Coconut Oil.

Unfortunately like many “health” products today, not all coconut oils are created equal and to find the best it is important to understand the processing that happens in the birth of a batch of coconut oil – because more often than not it is the processing of foods...

read more

Grow your own garden- TED Video

When I saw this 15 minute TED video about the edible town of Todmorden in the UK I was moved to action.  Firstly I rang my local councilor to see if I could start a community garden on the spare council land in my street.  It was weeks before I got a letter to say...

read more

Hunter Gatherer Elimination Protocol

The 4 Phase Fat Elimination Protocol (4PFEHCG) has been such a resounding success, not only in reducing fat and thus increasing leptin sensitivity but in overall health mentally and physically.  The Healthy Living Club is filled with members who have success after...

read more

Vitamins and Minerals added into our Food- A Health Hazard?

As you know I am not a fan of breakfast cereals.  They are the most profitable food on the supermarket shelf, they have false health claims that would curl your toes and their marketing and advertising is full of extravagant claims.  The food is barely a food, it...

read more

Bad Medicine- Movie

Cardiff University psychiatrist Dr. David Healy says evidence-based medicine and industry-controlled drug trials are leading to an over reliance and unnecessary treatment by prescription. As part of TVO’s Mental Health Matters coverage, he joins Steve Paikin from The...

read more

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements – To take or Not To Take

As a young nutrition student I was taught that even though the vitamin or mineral is made in a laboratory, there is no difference between the vitamins and minerals found in food and the synthetic version made in a chemical laboratory.  This statement never ever sat...

read more

Changing Habits Team Members

The Changing Habits team has grown considerably in the last year. It has gone from a home based business up until January 2011 with Cyndi, her husband Howard and a personal assistant and part time packer. At the beginning of 2012 it has seen the office go from 2 team...

read more

Healing Cancer World

Meet the Doctors, Nutritionists and Advocates Who Say Cancer May Be Treated Successfully and Naturally - Without Excessive Use of Drugs, Surgery, Radiation and Chemotherapy.  Our very own Jessica Ainscough is part of this summit.  Jessica was diagnosed with a rare...

read more

To drink milk or not to drink milk?

It was first believed that milk drinking began in dairy farming communities in northern Europe. Through a process of natural selection to compensate for vitamin D deficiencies due to a lack of daylight, communities in northern Europe were believed to have undergone a...

read more

Pyroluria – A Zinc and Vitamin B6 Deficiency

I’m reading a book at the moment that is talking about diet and nutrition and nutritional deficiencies (surprise, surprise) and I came across the following condition that I believe will be of interest to some readers of Changing Habits. Pyroluria Pyroluria,...

read more

Genetics Vs. Environment

It has been an interesting 10 days on “changing habits” facebook.  I’ve posed questions about certain pictures I posted.  The questions were about whether the cause of death or deformity in animals and humans was genetic or environment. You can go back and look at the...

read more

The Food that makes billions- Breakfast Cereals

The Foods That Make Billions - Cereals At last the documentary about breakfast cereals is now available free on You Tube.  This is a wonderful documentary about the machine behind breakfast cereals and how they have become something that is thought to be a healthy...

read more

Fish Oil Isn’t Fish Oil.

I have always been about real foods. Even supplements need to be made from real food, so fish oil came under the category as a supplement that comes from a food source.  As always I assumed ethics in the industry, but as the industry has grown the ethics for this...

read more

Wellness Warrior Blog- A True inspirational Story

Last month I recommended an e book by Jessica Ainscough.  Jessica was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma (cancer) at 22.  She writes a fabulous blog and this month marked her 2 year quest to naturally rid herself of cancer.  I have asked her permission to reproduce her...

read more

The Autism Enigma

A couple of weeks ago on 4 Corners The Autism Enigma Documentary was aired.  This is a documentary that was filmed in the US, Canada and UK.  The program bought up more questions for me with regards to the growing incidence of Autism.  So I went searching and found...

read more

Pick up available from our NZ warehouse at - 34 Clansman Tce, Gulf Harbour AK0930. Pick up times as requested by you txt 021537626. Thank you. Dismiss

X

Send this to a friend