Category: Women’s Health Tips

  • MSG -Like Food Additives Bad For Your Health

    Excitotoxins are flavor enhancers that fool the brain to make you think the food tastes better. According to Dr. Russell Blaylock, neurosurgeon, they can be very toxic to the body. Check the list out below and READ LABELS of the food you are buying!

  • Berries in Your Diet Help Your Brain, Aging, and Overall Health

    Antioxidants from berries in your diet restore the natural scavenging ability of the microglia in the brain reducing age related mental decline and overall brain function. The focus is on being more proactive and preventing disease as opposed to our present model of reactively waiting until the body breaks down and then trying to fix […]

  • Resources for a Healthy Pregnancy, Birth and Baby

    Local Resources:  Midwives Robin Lavis, CM (231) 264-9144 Birthways Midwifery, Inc. Geraldine Simkins, CNM (231) 228-585 Peg Dunn, CNM (231) 941-5568 Dance of Life Midwifery Services Kathi Mulder, CPM (231) 929-3563   Doulas Karen Griggs, Doula (231) 409-2896 Samantha Tengelitsch, Doula (231) 943-4054 Blessings of the Womb Robin Lavis, CM (231) 264-9144 Aware Beginnings Doula […]

  • Breastfeeding

    From: The Wellness Report Sponsored by the Michigan Chiropractic Council The Miracle of Mother’s Milk In the past 20 years, researchers have been examining the unique and complex features of breast milk in an effort to determine why it is so superior to cow’s milk and infant formulas. The composition of human milk, like that […]

  • Stress Reduction and Improved Immune Response from Airborne Plant Oils

    A walk in the woods can have a beneficial affect on your health. Airborne anti-microbial essential oils from plants and trees can have a positive effect on reducing stress reactions and improving immune response to bacteria and viruses. Research shows that these oils can reduce the negative effects of the stress hormones, cortisol and catecholamines, […]

  • Health, Insurance & Medical Treatments – a Cause for Concern

    Health status of the United States continues to decline as chronic diseases and costs to treat them continue to rise. The Journal of the American Medical Association states that medical treatments rank as the third leading cause of death in the U.S. a harvard study showed that approximately 50% of all personal bankruptcies are due […]

  • Zumba Fitness for Core Strengthening, Cardio, Health & Wellbeing

    Zumba is a form of dance exercise done to latin music. It benefits the participant by strengthening core muscles, improving joint function of the knees and hips, improves cardiovascular function, and improves overall health and wellbeing. Thanks to Judith at Bodywise

  • Pilates for Toning, Core Strengthening and Back & Extremity Rehabilitation

    Pilates can be utilized for many varied benefits. These include core strengthening, overall toning, back and extremity rehabilitation, improving bone density and helping to prevent osteoporosis, as well as improving sports performance and overal health and wellness. Thanks to Bridgit Frank at Village Pilates

  • Cultured Vegetables for Allergies, Digestion and Gut & Immune System Health

    Randy Schwartz of Heart-Lock Health Coaching discusses the health benefits of cultured vegetables with Dr. Greg Chappell of Chappell Chiropractic Wellness Center in Traverse City,MI. Randy relates how these fermented foods contain probiotics which can have a significant positive affect on gut and immune system health and reduce inflammatory conditions in the body. These positive […]

  • Epigenetics & Neural Image: The Key to Health & Wellness

    Your state of health & wellness depend on how your lifestyle choices activate “switches” on the cell walls turning on or off gene potentials for healthy function or disease processes. Furthermore, how well the lifestyle signals get to the cells has major influence over genetic expression and perception and adaptation to our life stresses. One […]