Binge Season is Scary

Halloween marks the first Holiday of the “binge” season.  It might seem startling but the average individual will gain 20 or more pounds from OCT 31st-JAN 1st.   After the 1st of the year come resolutions to lose weight and get healthy.  Great expectations and effort yield about 10-12 pounds lost.  This will leave a net …

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Soups On

Well it seems as though the cold weather is here.  For me, it makes me appreciate the warm weather even more.   Here in Michigan, we have been blessed with very good weather. Onto the subject.  Fiber is very important in our diet.  But we have to be careful too.  When eating fiber, make sure you …

Simple healthy ways to reduce depression

Depression is more common, unfortunately.  In 2016, the National Institute of Mental Health, estimates that 16 million adults had at least one major depressive episode in 2012. What can a person do to reduce the risk of continuing depression, offset the effects of stress, and do it without drugs?  Go here to listen to Kim …

Do Artificial Sweeteners Help You Loose Weight?

Do Artificial Sweeteners Make You Hungry?   By Dr. Stephen Chaney It’s a puzzle. We are drinking more artificially sweetened sodas and foods more than ever. We’ve been told that those artificially sweeteners will help us cut calories and keep us slender. Yet, surprisingly, we’re fatter than ever. Let me put some numbers to that …

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 …

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, …