Free event: Nutrition for optimal health, detox and weight loss—Thursday

Want to learn how to boost your energy? Curious about how to detox your body? Looking to lose some extra weight before the holidays? Author, wellness physician and national speaker Dr. Josh Axe will meet with guests this Thursday, Nov. 7 at Lake Orion High School at 7 p.m. to do just that. He will teach you how to upgrade your nutrition for maximum health, energy, weight loss and detoxification, according to the event flyer. Dr. Axe is also co-founder of the BurstFIT Interval Training … [Read more...]

Special health series part three: Getting to the core of our digestive health

We like to think of our digestive system as just that tangle of intestines and organs in our belly area. But Nancy Raymond of Your Optimal Health Solutions puts it simply—if our gut is not healthy, then our entire body is not healthy. “Gut health affects joint health, immune function—70 to 80 percent of your immune function is in the gut!—energy level, mood, weight control, complexion, mental focus, respiratory function and more,” she said. So since our digestive health extends far beyond … [Read more...]

Special health series part two: Fortifying our endocrine system

Welcome back for part two of our health quest together. Since tackling some of the ways we can boost our heart health last week, we now forge on to another top-ranking organ set—our endocrine system. This system is complex by nature and regulates so many different functions in the bodies of both men and women and seems to touch nearly every organ in some way. All the more reason to make sure we are in tip-top-endocrine-shape. Piecing together the puzzle So what are some of the … [Read more...]