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Weekly Veggie Day

Some years ago David and Martha Welling took a trip to Belgium where they found the town of Ghent was the first town in the world to go vegetarian at least once a week. They planned a regular weekly meatless day, in which civil servants and elected councillors opted for vegetarian meals. School children also followed suit with their own veggie day. If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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Wellness Focus – USANA Supplements

It is common for a chiropractor to make dietary recommendations including micro-nutrient supplementation. Problem people run into is where to get reliable, quality food supplements in Asia when any such recommendation is made? My patients would run to the local “Health Food Store” and buy supplements but they just weren’t getting the expected results. Apparently, in Asia some companies use fillers in their products to lower their costs, and because of the lack of government oversight and enforceability on these…

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Food Allergies to Milk

The Welling family hired an Asian maid who ended up having food allergies. The maid began to complain of stomach cramps and headaches being exposed to a more Western diet that included ice-cream and other dairy products. They took her to the Naturopathic Doctor and found that she was lactose intolerant and he advised her to stay away from dairy foods. So they cut out all dairy products and let her eat more fish and rice like she was used…

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The 5 Ws of Health & Wellness

Even though people are doing many things to improve their wellness, they still take their body places and do things with it that gets them sick.  This BLOG is a very useful self-contained program that can be used by small groups (class, church, clubs ,etc.) to undertake a group support type of wellness workshop. You can do it! If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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docMIKE Blog 1ST ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

Happy 1st Anniversary docMIKE Blog! What is a perfect 10? Well, for me, its being on top of my game. It’s being able to face everyday with the energy I need to care for each patient on an individual basis. As a chiropractor my daily routines are quite physical, realigning spines, and also less physical but quite mental/intellectual in counselling my patients regarding their physical limitations. It is also getting involved with wellness counselling that brings my patients up a…

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5 Essentials – Proper Nutrition

On the scale of one (1) to ten (10) with ten being optimal, rate yourself on how well you are doing your nutrition. RATE: ____ When we think about living a healthier life, the first area we have immediate control over is food. Here one can start to see immediate improvements by making very appropriate choices that have been neglected for some time. See Video on this Topic. If you liked this post, say thanks by sharing it! Follow…

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Wellness focus – Five (5) Essentials of Health

If I was to ask you: “How do you rate your health at this time?“ Your answer could be reasonably accurate or it would be quite awkward to provide a good answer to that question. So, let’s make it easier to be somewhat more accurate in self-assessing your health rating by looking at the five different areas of your health that are required to stay healthy. By healthy I don’t necessarily mean “fit and healthy” or some doctor’s or health writer’s version…

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Wellness Focus – Juicing is Hyper-nutrition

Earlier this year I wrote about an Australian businessman, Joe Cross, who saved his life by starting to juice his nutrition. (Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead)  Since then I have had several conversations with people who have begun juicing as part of their regular health regimen and the time has come that I have decided to place my entire family on a hyper-nutrition program. Living in Manila, identified as one of the most polluted cities on this planet, my family…

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Wellness focus – Concerns about weight?

The dangers of obesity are a greater health risk today than smoking. How to smartly normalize your weight without dieting is a matter of making right choices and it’s all about energy maintenance and energy balance. Start by correct guidance on food choices and then guidance on energy management. It’s basic arithmetic – too much energy consumed means you gain weight while equal energy consumed to energy expended means your weight stays the same. To lose weight you have to consume less…

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Osteoporosis (D3 & Exercise VS Calcium and Hormones)

Osteoporosis

Mary is approaching her mid 40’s and is concerned about early menopause and its related osteoporosis so she fully expects that her MD will put her on hormone replacement therapy. That’s what conventional thinking tells us right? When a woman gets above 45 she will suffer osteoporosis from menopause. What if that is not true? What if osteoporosis has mostly nothing to do with the lowered estrogen levels that causes menopause? Long-term studies show that women who were athletic as teenage girls…

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