139: Q&A Tuesday!

March 7, 2017

Our first question is from Linda, who wants to know which green powders we recommend, and how to choose a high-quality brand.

Soils are over-farmed and the resulting fruits and vegetables don’t contain as many nutrients as they once did. Which means that, even if you eat a rainbow every day, you still need to supplement some essential nutrients. We would recommend Vitaforce. The founder and owner of the brand actually created this powder to heal her own body. Allison has been using it for years; it contains all the greens, vitamins and minerals you need, and it doesn’t taste like garbage.

Our second question comes from Belle and was posted in our Facebook Group. Belle wants to know our thoughts on CBD. Is it a fad, or a healing tool?

Suzy is involved in the green revolution currently occurring in California—CBD is definitely not a fad! CBD, or cannabidiol, is a non-psychoactive component of hemp, and it is very healing. CBD interacts with our own cannabidiol receptors and helps with pain management, insomnia, anxiety, Alzheimer’s and tumor reduction, among other things. It also packs a more powerful antioxidant punch than Vitamin C! For the science behind the claims, check out www.projectcbd.org. CBD is completely non-toxic and non-addictive. But as with every product, some brands are better than others—choose one that uses high doses of high-quality CBD extract.

Unfortunately, the government has now got a patent on CBD, despite the fact this is a completely natural substance. What’s more, the DEA has classified it as a Category 1 controlled substance, despite the fact it will not get you high. But there is a growing movement towards acceptance of this healing plant. An increasing number of studies show the therapeutic benefits of both CBD and THC, and more than half the country’s states have legalized the medical use of marijuana. Want more info, reach out to Suzy on out FB group!

Finally, our third question comes from Sabrina. She wants to know why teeth become prone to cavities, and what we can do about it.

This is a topic we’re incredibly passionate about. Some dentists just drill for the sake of it, even when there are no cavities. But even when cavities ARE present, you don’t necessarily need to get a filling. When you break a bone, your body heals itself. Bones can regenerate, and while teeth are a little different to bone, they’re very similar. According to Dr. Robert Nara, your teeth can heal themselves, all you need to do is use the right tools. If you have enough calcium and magnesium in your diet and in your saliva, you can heal your teeth. Check out Dr. Nara’s book How to be Dentally Self Sufficient. Suzy’s favorite tooth-care tool is baking soda tooth powder because it alkalizes your mouth and helps keep your mouth super clean. But she’s got a few other tips too!

What you’ll learn:

  • The best way to take green powders.
  • How to change your taste buds to enjoy greens.
  • Why taking super greens is essential for your health.
  • Why CBD won’t get you high but will get you healthy.
  • How magnesium and calcium work in synergy.
  • How to identify a cavity on an x-ray
  • Why baking soda helps your teeth.
  • Why gum recession happens and how to prevent it.
  • How to use comfrey root to heal your mouth.
  • How oil pulling helps your teeth and gums.
  • The best teeth health regime.

 

Our favorite moments:

@3:54 Drink it kid.

@9:35 I don’t normally eat this but…..

@18:57 that’s not how social change happens

@25:24 standing up for yourself

@37:00 A great mouth health tip!

@41:05 Sexy time!

 

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Being hailed as “Sex and the City for Food,” The Food Heals Podcast brings together experts in the field of nutrition, health and healing to teach you the best-kept natural secrets to being a hotter, healthier, happier YOU!

The Food Heals Podcast is hosted by Allison Melody and Suzy Hardy – two self-proclaimed natural chicks who will rock your world and change your beliefs about health! This sexy, savvy duo provides eco-friendly advice on a variety of issues including the healing power of nutrition, living authentically, turning your passion into your career, choosing the best natural health and beauty products, the benefits of a plant-based diet and so much more!

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