New Year Goal or New Year Mantra?

New Year Goal or New Year Mantra?

New Year Goal or New Year Mantra? by Nicole Vega, LMSW Anyone else feel like 2018 kicked their butt when it came to their goals? Maybe you had a new year goal to lose some weight, maybe your goal was to change careers, or maybe your goal was to beat […]

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Nicole Cain, ND MA explains what Gut Psychology is and why it is important on the Intentional Clinician Podcast

What is Gut Psychology?

What is Gut Psychology?  [Episode 15 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Nicole Cain ND, MA about her new book “The Gut Psychology Program.” Paul asks Nicole Cain, ND MA about the basics of “gut health” and why this is related to Psychology and mental wellbeing. […]

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Differences between a Naturopathic Physician (NMD/ND), Naturopathic Practitioner, and Medical Consultant (MD)

The differences between a Naturopathic Physician (NMD/ND), Naturopathic Practitioner, and Medical Consultant (MD) by Nicole Cain, ND MA Lots of folks have been asking us what a Naturopathic Physician (NMD/ND) is, and we wanted to share with you a few differences between a Naturopathic Physician (Consultant in Michigan) (NMD/ND), Naturopathic […]

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Gut Psychology by Nicole Cain, ND MA

Introducing The Gut Psychology Program by Nicole Cain, ND MA

Nicole Cain ND, MA has published her first book on gut health. The Gut Psychology program 61 pages of life-changing material! •Did you know that 95% of your mood-altering neurotransmitters are made in your gut? •Are you looking to solve the mystery of what foods are right for you? •Are […]

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Health for Life Grand Rapids was featured in Women's Life Style Magazine 2018

Women’s Lifestyle Magazine Feature 2018

Health for Life Grand Rapids was featured by Women’s Lifestyle Magazine on the local business beat in January 2018. Discussed in the article was how Health for Life emerged in Grand Rapids, MI as an all-in-one clinic empowering the people of Grand Rapids to meet their health goals. Women’s Lifestyle […]

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Why you need an accurate Food Allergy Panel

Why you need an accurate Food Allergy Panel Have you heard about the Food Allergy Panel? It’s been a popular test for the past few years, and with good reason! But we are hearing some people are still confused, so let’s clear it up. The Food Allergy Panel is a […]

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What is the deal with the Gut Brain Connection?

What is the deal with the Gut Brain Connection? If you are suffering with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or a variation of another mental illness, it’s likely you’ve perused the archives of “Dr. Google” and found many blogs or articles talking of the benefits of a healthy diet. And you […]

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A Fall Perspective or SAD

A Fall Perspective or SAD Ahhh, smell the crisp air, the burning leaves and the awareness that holiday celebrations and new beginnings are on the horizon. In the first few mornings of a seasonal change, you feel the honeymoon stage of excitement. While idealizing upcoming plans and nostalgia fill your […]

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6 principles of naturopathic medicine

A Naturopathic Medicine Overview

A Naturopathic Medicine Overview We want to offer a brief overview of what Naturopathic Medicine is all about, why it is a vital integrative approach, and how to describe it to your friends and family asking, “What are you doing that’s making such a difference?”  Naturopathic medicine is a system of […]

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Is Food Affecting Your Mood?

Is Food Affecting Your Mood? By Nicole Vega LMSW, CHC As a health coach one of the things I find to be a vital component of my work is educating individuals and groups on the ways your nutrition can impact your mood. Many people can identify with emotional eating, feeling […]

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