Innate Intelligence, Genetics Don’t Dictate Your Wellness, Importance of MicroBiome with Cyndi O’Meara

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In the latest episode, I speak with Cyndi O’Meara a nutritionist, best-selling author, international speaker and founder of ‘Changing Habits’ as well as the creator of the docu-series ‘What’s with Wheat?’

We discuss a variety topics from her upbringing offered an early example of a vitalistic way of healthcare, spending time in the US, choosing her path in health & wellness while attending University of Colorado. We delve into the importance of quality food supply, the alarming rate of childhood chronic issues roots in the food supply. Practical tips and lifestyle habits that empower the innate intelligence for our body to heal as designed, starting your own garden to enable fresh foods and the importance of eating local. Our Genes do not set us up for the last ends of our days.

Key Topics:

– Microbiome create your B and K vitamins, driven by our gut health.

– ‘Bugs’ are important elements to our health

– Genes don’t Dictate your lifespan

– Importance of Gut Health

– GAP Diet

– Home Gardening


IG: @changinghabits_hq

Materials and Information Referenced:


Plague of Corruption


London Real

Robert Kennedy Lectures

Del Bigg Tree – High Wire

Pete Evans – Evolve Podcast

Favorite R&R: swimming in the ocean, Farming/Gardening


Changing Habits

What’s With Wheat Documentary

Weston A Price Foundation

The Gut Health Cookbook by Pete Evans

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