What’s the Science Behind Your Supplement?

Gender-specific supplements are not a new thing. They began over 25 years ago. But perhaps you didn’t know it was Michael’s® Naturopathic Programs that introduced this whole new supplement category to the marketplace. Today, many major companies have added gender-specific supplements to their line. But it began with us. Here’s how… Back in the day, my wife and I were … Read More

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Are You What You Eat?

Everyone knows about “comfort foods”. We all run to them when we’re feeling a little down, stressed or depressed. We eat what makes us feel good during those times. The truth is that we have an emotional attachment to what’s on our plate, which is why dieting is one of the hardest things to do. On a personal level for … Read More

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When You Lose, You Win: Simple steps for a healthy diet and daily routine

As summer arrives, we all become concerned about how we may look in a bathing suit. Maybe this is the time to re-examine your diet and daily routine. If you are going to eat carbohydrates, eat those that are 100% complete carbohydrates, often referred to as Complex Carbohydrates. These are foods that have fiber and nutrients; not the empty carbohydrates … Read More

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Detox Before You Diet

Summer is practically upon us and this is the time of year you want to look good. Whether it’s a few pounds you want to shed or it’s in the double digits, I would recommend a holistic approach to dieting or weight loss by starting with an internal cleanse to detoxify your body. This will allow your body systems to … Read More

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Lungs, the Breath of Life

The biggest issue with the lungs is mucus and phlegm build up, which can clog the lungs, not allowing efficient release of the toxic gases, such as carbon dioxide. This can also block the amount of clean, fresh (hopefully) air the body needs to function at optimal levels. I only use the best herbs for the lungs in my formulas. … Read More

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Michael Schwartz with Dr. Koontz on KNFX

“Give the body what it needs and the body will manufacture what it requires,” says Michael Schwartz on Dr. Dan Koontz’ Radio Show, KNFX in Phoenix. Enlightening! About Dr. Dan Koontz Dr. Koontz built one of America’s largest medical practices with the Guaranteed Weight Loss Cure which created the necessity of expanded clinical services for management of obesity complications. He is a consultant to several industries including … Read More

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Let’s Get Healthy: Choosing a Diet

On my iPad, I get U.S. and World news. There was an article on diets that I found interesting. A U.S. News panel of diet and nutrition experts examined the top five diet plans for 2013 that offer either weight loss goals or treatment of specific health conditions. They include the Acid Alkaline diet, which promises pH balance control through an alkaline-rich diet. … Read More

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Welcome to my blog “Let’s Get Healthy”!

I’m all about being healthy in the “here and now” and laying a foundation for active, healthy aging. For me EVERYTHING begins with finding understandings and then building on them to get the whole picture. Said differently, the whole understanding about what is needed, and why and where to get it. As a mind/body and nutritional consultant, I saw great … Read More

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The Principles of Naturopathy

Seemingly simple in design, this pie chart represents concepts that have significant implications for our health. Together these four concepts forge a synergistic alliance. The concept of synergy was first expounded upon by Buckminster Fuller, inventor of the geodesic dome, who defined synergy as “the behavior of whole systems unpredicted by the behavior of their parts”. He considered synergy to … Read More

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