Cold or Flu

Now that school is back in session, are your kids bringing home nasty germs and bacteria and getting everyone sick, including themselves?  If so, here is help.   Nutrition Nutrition impacts everyone’s health.  Poor nutrition negatively impacts a child’s immune system, bone growth, and overall physical development. In a recent study, 55% of children tested had …

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Quick, tasty and healthy breakfasts under 250 calories

With all that hectic morning hustle and bustle, not everyone has time to jump start the day with a healthy breakfast. Make your morning routine a breeze by preparing a few nutritious, portable breakfasts ahead of time. Take these mini-breakfasts on-the-go or pack them as a pre-workout snack. 1. ESPRESSO OVERNIGHT OATS WITH SALTED DATE CARAMEL | …

You can get results from easy workouts.

Use Easy Workouts for Major Results Absolutely crushing a hard workout feels amazing. No matter your sport, training regime or activity, leaving it all at the gym can make you feel motivated for the next round and ultimately boost performance. Rest days, too, can be a crucial part of muscle recovery, and aid with endurance …

Do they use the products themselves?

“Hello everyone. I’d like to address the quality difference between Shaklee and other health company products. Because I realize not everyone reading this knows me, here is a little about my background.  I’m a former #2 ranked athlete in the world, US Olympian, and 3x Pan American Champion in the pentathlon.  I’m now heavily involved …

Is exercise a "dirty" word?

The sheer amount of scientific evidence behind the health benefits of exercise is staggering. Studies show that exercise can help you control your blood sugar, lose (or maintain) weight, improve your mood, reduce nervousness, and lower your risk for many common chronic diseases. Your bones, your brains, and your heart all greatly benefit from good …

Nutty about coconut oil

Thank you Dr. Stephen Chaney Coconut oil is the latest miracle food. Bloggers and talk show hosts are telling us how healthy it is. We are being told to cook with it, spread it on our toast, and put it in our smoothies. We are told to be creative. The more coconut oil you can …

Make-A-Wish Michigan

Mama Bear Productions is offering a fundraiser to help Make-A-Wish Michigan.   This fundraiser may help you as well. For every Essentials Plan purchased July 11, 2017 through July 31, 2017, Mama Bear Productions will donate $5 to Make-A-Wish Michigan. What is the Essentials Plan?  It is a basic program to help your immune system, energy, …

I can't have bread?

There is a difference between Celiac Disease, gluten intolerance and gluten sensitivity. But let me go back a step.  On my journey of finding gluten free food, I found gluten in food items I wouldn’t even think it would contain gluten.  For example:  salad dressing, chicken broth, vitamins, and soy sauce. Can you believe it? How to …

No More Mulligans

“Doc, could golfing be affecting the health of my back?”  This is a question that fills my office every spring and summer. My answer, “If you let it.” To me the purpose of utilizing my expertise is not to have your activity and life limited, it should set you free.  Work hard with your Chiro, …

Telo what?

Telomeres Teleclinic – Update On Telomeres – What You Should Know by Richard Brouse on June 15, 2017 It is more important than ever to test your telomeres – the price is right! June 20, 2017; 5:30 PM Pacific Time – Participate with questions for Dr. Brouse or just listen – Call: (641)715-3640 Code: 530782# Play …

Can Omega-3s help with Postpartum Depression?

What does science say about depression during & after pregnancy? Pregnancy and breastfeeding should be a wonderful time in any woman’s life, but sometimes the dark days of depression take hold. Postpartum depression used to be taboo. It was never talked about unless a mother did something terrible enough to make it into the headlines. …