This fun and dynamic trip through the world of food labels will put you in the drivers seat of your shopping cart. The end result will be a smashing kitchen makeover that your friends will be talking about.
•The Additives that take Away
• Ingredients to Die For
• Hidden Surprises and it’s Not the Toy in your Cereal
Finally have all those controversial and confusing issues about foods demystified. Do grains cause inflammation? Is soy dangerous? Isn’t low fat better? You will be surprised, delighted and definitely wiser.
• Fats that heal and fats that kill
• Soy good or not Soy good?
• Vegan, Vegetarian, Palaeolithic diet, oh my!
We assume that our healthcare is in the hands of our doctors. This is far from the truth. Dr. Charney is here to tell you how to meet your doctor half way.
• Keeping a List, Checking it Twice
• No News Ain’t Good News
• Making it About You
WIRED OR TIRED: COMBAT THE DREADED DAILY SLUMP
Sleepy heads on desks, exhaustion and foggy brains have gone viral in today’s world! Dr. Charney insights will help revive the office workers, bringing a skip to their step and a spark to their brain. She combines dynamic speaking with sound medical advice on how to manage the stress cycle that contributes to a spiral of fatigue and poor productivity. Topics covered include: Tap into your inner Einstein with Brain Foods Sleep like a lullaby and wake like a Bird Get Super endurance Using Herbal Tonics Say goodbye to the Sugar Roller-coaster
KNOW MORE TO WEIGH LESS
The epidemic of obesity is built on half truths, misinformation and outrageous advice sustained by a very profitable weight loss industry. Cutting edge science delivered by Dr. Charney will set things straight. Food and exercise are only part of the puzzle. Find out how stress, sleeping cycles, hormones, and often undetected thyroid problems can play a huge role in unrelenting weight gain. Have your Fat and Burn it Too Exercise Smart not Long Medical Mess-Ups – Juicy Details About your Blood Tests The scoop on herbal remedies to pound the pounds
DETOXIFY 101: DUMP THE JUNK AND LIFT THE FUNK
The age old ritual of body ‘housecleaning’ is vital in a world where we are bombarded with pollution in our foods, cosmetics, air and water. Take charge of your body with Dr. Charney’s great insights into simple and effective ways to detoxify the body. Be your own body mechanic, using juicing, dry skin brushing, castor oil packs, saunas, exercise, alkalizing foods and more. Why Detoxification is Essential to Your Health How Foods Help Scrub, Eliminate and Invigorate Shopping guide to Cleaner Cosmetics, Foods and Household Product Demystifying Water and Air Cleaners
What most of us don’t know is that our ADRENAL glands, two tiny organs the size of grapes, are largely responsible for trying to cope with all our stressors. Adrenal fatigue is becoming epidemic. It contributes significantly too many of our modern day health problems. Adrenal fatigue can disrupt blood sugar levels, blood pressure, bone density, hormones, the respiratory tract, the nervous system, etc. Adrenal imbalances can contribute to poor immunity, weight gain, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, allergies, asthma and frequent colds or the development of diseases such as osteoporosis, diabetes, etc. Learn about the stress body link in a way you never saw it!
SURVIVING COLD AND FLU SEASON
Most of us can easily treat our colds and flues at home without a trip to the doctor. Find out some great tips on creating an emergency kit for natural treatment of your colds and flues as well as find out when you should see a doctor. Learn about everything from soups, supplements, herbs and baths that you can use to help yourself recover from the office bug going around.
Cancer appears to be the dominant disease of this century, affecting so many of our lives either directly or though a friend or family member. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, Based on current incidence rates, 38% of women and 43% of men will develop cancer during their lifetimes. An estimated 145,500 new cases of cancer and 68,300 deaths will occur in Canada in 2004. There is little doubt in my mind that these startling statistics have everything to do with our stress, our foods and the chemicals in our environment. Come and learn about how you can clean up your environment through healthy water, food, cosmetic, and other choices.
BREAKFAST ON THE GO
We have all been told breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In my experience it is often the most neglected meal of the day. If you are on the go go go, learn to make a fantastic and balanced meal to go in the form of a wonderful shake. Most people eat breakfasts low in fibre, high in sugars and carbohydrates and lacking in essential nutrients to provide them with brain fuel for the day. If you can take the time to eat at home learn how to make them varied, tasty, nutritious and balanced. Get interesting ideas from super healthy pancakes to alternative whole grain cereals and more.
MESSAGES FROM THE BODY
I find peoples perception of their health to be a very external one. We rely on our doctors and blood tests to tell us if we are doing well or not. We have too much confidence in the power of authorities and laboratories to make decisions about our health for us. No one is a stranger to the comment “My doctor says I’m perfectly health but I feel terrible”. We all have the ability to take back power and responsibility for your health by learning to read our own bodies. Through fun and interactive exercises such as traditional Chinese medicine tongue diagnosis, come find out how your body is an incredible diagnostic tool.