Healing & Prevention Through Nutrition: A Holistic Approach to Eating and Living for Optimal Health, Weight, and Wellness

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Our present-day society offers more food choices, more medical support, and more nutrition resources than ever before, yet we face more health and weight challenges than ever. The basic act of nourishing ourselves has become a complex task, and we have turned the healing and preventative power of food against ourselves.

Healing & Prevention Through Nutrition takes the reader on a journey to reconnect with the most fundamental healing tool—our food. In a clear and concise manner, you will learn how to eat, what to eat, and why for optimal health, weight, and wellness. You will learn how to navigate the modern food and nutrition landscape and make the best choices for your wellbeing. You will understand why whole plant foods offer an unparalleled potential for your health, why isolated nutrients and numbers are not the answer, and how to integrate holistic living practices for the most effective results.

This book will offer you an abundance of practical tips for optimal eating and living and will be an indispensable resource for you to refer to readily. You will walk away empowered and confident about the necessary steps you need to take to improve the quality of your life. Whether you are interested in weight loss, healing, prevention, or health maintenance, you will be equipped with the right guidance for knowing how to make that happen. Begin the transformation to live your best life ever now!

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Healing & Prevention Through Nutrition shows us how to take charge of our own health outcomes without having to rely on doctors, drugs, surgeries, and wishful thinking. Based on cutting edge science and brimming with common sense, it gently guides us through the minefields of nutritional dogma and tainted research. If you follow Evita's recommendations, you will grow happier, healthier, and a lot less confused.

-- Howard Jacobson, PhD, contributing author to WHOLE: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition and host of the Plant Yourself podcast

Healing & Prevention Through Nutrition is a clarion call to nutritional and health empowerment. Evita is indeed a nutritional troubadour providing a laser-sharp guidance light of substantive evidence-based information, common sense, and ancient truths. This book, in its elegant simplicity provides guidance, information, and a pathway to greater foundational health and wellbeing.

—Elaine R. Ferguson, MD
, physician and author of Superhealing: Engaging Your Mind, Body, and Spirit to Create Optimal Health and Well-Being 

With the rise of chemical contamination, genetic manipulation, and corporate control of our food supply, nutritional literacy has become an essential survival skill. And there is no better resource to educate oneself than Evita Ochel's smart, no-nonsense, easy-to-read guide to healthy eating. Healing & Prevention Through Nutrition teaches us about the relationships between diet and disease and how a lifestyle that incorporates natural, whole, unprocessed foods is the best medicine.

--Larry Malerba, DO, DHt, holistic physician and author of Green Medicine, Metaphysics & Medicine, and Dynamic Medicine

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About the author

Evita Ochel BSc, BEd, CHN, CYT, is a consciousness expansion teacher, writer, speaker, entrepreneur, and web video producer. She holds an honors bachelor of science degree in the areas of biology and psychology and a bachelor of education degree in the areas of science and mathematics. She is a holistic health expert, a certified holistic nutritionist, and a certified yoga teacher.

She has created several websites that feature thousands of resources in the form of articles, videos, recipes, reviews, interviews, and posts to elevate human consciousness and support healthy and mindful living. She is also the founder of the Healthytarian lifestyle, based on Fresh Thinking, Smart Eating, and Mindful Living, and offers classes, courses, and retreats online and in-person.

Evita prioritizes living in balance and harmony with the self, others, and nature. Aside from her work to raise awareness, educate, and innovate, she spends a vast amount of time in nature, hiking, canoeing, growing her own food, and foraging for wild foods on her journey of self-actualization and heart-centered living. Visit www.evitaochel.com to learn more about Evita and her work.

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Matrix Fusions
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Published on
Jul 22, 2018
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308
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Language
English
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Genres
Cooking / Health & Healing / Low Fat
Cooking / Vegan
Cooking / Vegetarian
Health & Fitness / Body Cleansing & Detoxification
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Nutrition
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Weight Loss
Health & Fitness / Healing
Health & Fitness / Healthy Living
Medical / Nutrition
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