Special Encore Presentation: What's a vitamin? What's a food supplement? What's the difference?

May 29, 2015
Hosted by Dr. Michael Kudlas

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What’s a vitamin? What’s a food supplement? What’s the difference? Join us for a unique look at the world of nutrition, with Randy Deweert nutrition expert from Standard Process Labs Inc. Hear what the different is and that a vitamin is not a vitamin is not a vitamin. Learn why and how synthetic vitamins have very little if any nutritional value for you and your family and may actually harm you. Discover why Standard Process Company is the world leader in body building substances called protomorphagins and who the genesis behind their discovery was. This program will change your idea about food, nutrition and staying well.

Speaking of Health with Dr. Michael Kudlas

Speaking of Health with Dr. Michael Kudlas

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Speaking of Health is about all aspects of health, healing and living a heartfelt life. We talk about and embrace what real health is about. Our guests are leading experts in the fields of health or healing. They bring in the new era of healing, one that embraces the multidimensional human. We are about abundance.

We’re talking about healing on all levels physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. We are about the new ways of claiming your strength and power to advance yourself as a human being, to be the best you can be, to claim the God given gifts granted each of us when we were born.

If cutting edge science and reality are what you are after, you will want to participate with us as we explore the new reality of chiropractic, epigenetics, metagenetics and their contributions to the quality of life for you and your loved ones as well as those healing techniques that have carried these loving elements within them before this new age of healing was even known.

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Dr. Michael Kudlas

Dr. Michael Kudlas

Dr. Michael Kudlas, your host of Speaking of Health, spent ten years teaching in Detroit before going to Sherman College of Chiropractic. Dr. Kudlas opened his practice in Michigan where he has been in active practice for the past 30 years, presently in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Along the way he has earned Master’s degrees in Education, Psychology and Theology. Dr. Kudlas is committed to providing human upliftment through loving service. He has developed three healing modalities Bio Energetic Massage, Meningeal Modulation and Body Consciousness Healing His weight loss program, Real Results, loving yourself lean, has helped hundreds lose weight and keep it off. Read about it at www.realresultsprogram.com.He has published over 40 professional chiropractic papers, made numerous speaking engagements at international seminars, written for Charles Tuttle and Elsevier Publishing houses and is the Chiropractic Advisor for the American Holistic Health Association. He is board certified in Integrative Medicine, and a Certified NET Practitioner. In 2007, he was selected as the Doctor of the Year, an international award, by Neuro Emotional Technique and the ONE Foundation for the clinical research he has done with NET. Dr. Kudlas is the owner of Old Time Medicinals, a specialty essential oil company specializing in pain relief formulas. His real joy is serving his fellow man. Healing is the application of loving to a place that hurts, says Dr. Kudlas, Join us as we explore that notion.

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Harold Ballen

Harold Ballen has been a Practicing Engineer for nearly 50 years. He has spent most of his career working in the Pharmaceutical Industry or in companies that supply it. During that time he has had a wide variety of experiences such as designing specialized equipment and systems, building research labs both domestic and off shore including P3 infectious disease containment facilities, labs to handle radioactive drugs, pathology and toxicology facilities and systems for a major chemical production campus. In 1975 he was licensed as a Professional Engineer. In 1977 he received an MBA in management and a minor in finance. He was eventually promoted to VP of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering. In 1997 he co-founded Living Well Inc., an alternative health provider. In 1999 he was certified by the Institute of Bau Biologie as a BBEI (Bau Biological Environmental Inspector) He has been practicing Bau Biology since, helping people and business build a healthier environment. View Guest page

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Dr. Teshna Beaulieu

Dr. Teshna is originally from Quebec, Canada. She received a Bachelor of Physical Education Science from Laval University in Quebec, and then moved to Davenport, Iowa to obtain a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College in 1986. In 2000, she became a Certified Neuro Emotional Technique Practitioner. She is now sharing her discoveries and techniques with the world. View Guest page

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Russell Bishop

Russell is a global thought leader on the Power of Personal Transformation, helping individuals and organizations achieve what matters most. With 35 years experience helping individuals and organizations achieve meaningful results, Russell offers a powerful and inspiring blend of insights and best practices for personal and professional transformation. Russell delivers a practical day to-day-day approach to achieving critical life goals, both personally and professionally. Over 2 million people have been touched by Russell's work through keynote speeches and workshops that he has designed. He is the Managing Partner of Bishop & Bishop a marketing and business strategy firm, and has served as the Editorial Director for the Huffington Post Along with his book Workarounds that Work: How to Conquer Anything That Stands in Your Way at Work he has authored over 200 articles in many leading publications like The New York Times, Forbes, Crains, The Huffington Post, Psychology Today and World Finance. He has lectured on Productivity for the MBA Programs at UCLA, University of Texas, and Washington University in St. Louis. He received his Master's in Educational Psychology from the Davis Campus of the University of California. View Guest page

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Christina Cusumano

Christina considers herself a "Social Artist" a heartfelt vetern pathfinder in education and the development of human potential. She has over twenty years of teaching, consulting and leadership education, and has built a reputation for innovative design and delivery in experiential programs.With multiple masters degrees, she is a founding member of CORE Conflict Resolutionin Education a National Co-chair for the Raine Eisler's International Partnership Network.Having personally studied with Dr. Marshall Rosenberg Completing the International Nonviolent Communication Intensive Training in New Mexico. With this NVC certificate She has been leading and collaborating with NVC devotees in Michigan and aboard. View Guest page

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Laurie Dedecker

Laurie Dedecker is a registered nurse and a certified instructor with Healing in America Midwest. She regularly teaches seminars and certifies students in the Healing in America programs. For further info on this powerful energetic program please contact healinginamericamidwest.com View Guest page

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Dr. Harry Eidenier

Harry Eidenier, President of Viotron International, Ltd. Has a 23 year history of nutritional and blood chemistry counseling for doctors around the country. He has lectured extensively on blood chemistry interpretation and nutritional support, and holds monthly educational teleconferences on health related topics for doctors of all professions. Harry is an avid golfer and father of four children with whom he spends much time. View Guest page

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Mr. Gordon Ellis

Gordon Ellis joined Purple Communications in 2007, holding leadership positions in several different divisions, including operations, information technology, customer care and sales. With more than 22 years of experience managing high-performance sales, operations and delivery teams, Ellis brings to Purple a diverse industry background which includes telecom, financial services, healthcare, government, education and manufacturing. Ellis has held leadership positions at EcoTechnology, Inc., NEC, Trinitech, Inc. and the University of Wyoming, and served as president and managing partner for Youngblood Ellis Solutions, pioneering software solutions and methodology, and providing consultant services for a variety of industries and large software companies. View Guest page

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Trevor Farnes

Trevor Farnes is the founder of L-Arginine Complete and has been a successful entrepreneur for years by spearheading the creation of many health supplement companies that have experienced triple-digit growth in every year since their inception. He was one of the top-producing sales executives at a multi-million dollar pharmaceutical/diabetic/health distribution company. This company is now worth hundreds of millions of dollars and Trevor helped lay the foundational groundwork for its success. Trevor earned his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from FSU. He has a passion for health and for helping others Trevor is passionate about helping others find success in all areas of life and encouraging them to chase their dreams. He is married and has 4 children and loves spending all of his free time with them. View Guest page

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Barbara Loe Fisher


Barbara Loe Fisher is co-founder and president of the non-profit charity, the National Vaccine Information Center founded in 1982, which is dedicated to preventing vaccine injuries and deaths through public education and protecting the informed consent ethic in public health policies and laws. She is co-author of the historic 1985 book, “DPT: A Shot in the Dark,” author of the 2008 book “Vaccines, Autism and Chronic Inflammation: The New Epidemic” and has served as the consumer member of many vaccine advisory committees, testified in Congress and been quoted in hundreds of news reports about vaccine safety and choice over the past three decades. View Guest page

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Kathi Fuller

Kathi Fuller MA, LLP is currently a consultant specializing in personal health from a holistic perspective, multicultural education, community development, team building, interpreter training, and project management. She is also a part-time professor in Holistic and Integrative Health Program at Western Michigan University (WMU), where she has taught for the past eighteen years. Ms. Fuller served for three years as Undergraduate Coordinator in the Holistic and Integrative Health Services Program at Western Michigan University, were she continues to teach. The Program offers an undergraduate minor, and a graduate certificate. In addition to her regular duties, she also developed and conducted a semester long study abroad seminar in Mexico for health professions students. Ms. Fuller served as director of the Rural Health Education Program at WMU. The Rural Health Education Program developed internships sites throughout rural southwest Michigan for health professions students from WMU and Ferris State University. Ms. Fuller has served as a Peace Corp volunteer, and worked as a juvenile probation officer, community mental health liaison, program director, and professor. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Ms. Fuller holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from WMU, has made numerous presentations at national conferences, and continues to conduct workshops on request. She is bi-lingual in English/Spanish. View Guest page

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Paul Ginter ED.D

Paul Ginter ED.D received his B.A. from Albion College, his master's from the University of Iowa and Western Michigan University ans his doctorate in counseling psychology from Western Michigan. He is the co-founder of and works as a private practice psychologist at the Center for Psychotherapy and Wellness in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dr/ Ginter primarily uses the Internal Family Systems Model with individuals, couples and families. He is also a Senior Trainer for the Center for Self Leadership and trains others internationally in this model. He also incorporates spiritual practices such as mindfulness meditation. Dr. Ginter incorporates the best in neurobiology to enhance effective psychotherapy. View Guest page

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Dr. Larry Goodman



Dr. Larry Goodman, continues to shed light on improvement in health and body healing. By means of Wellness PSI, and The Goodman Factor, he places focus on developing, and delivering products, services and ideas that are advanced and innovative. Getting past traumatic experiences or events can be tough and often take its toil not only on your personal life, but if left unchecked can find itself creeping into your professional life as well. This is why Dr. Goodman has made it his focus to cover clients not only on a personal level but on a corporate level as well. Dr. Goodman carries with him over 23 years of experience with Wellness PSI, and is also a veteran speaker on the national circuit, where he has assisted many on their road to recovery. With degrees in; Psychology, Chiropractic, Nutrition and Acupuncture along with training in Brimhall Whole Person Health Care Method, NeuroLinguistic Programming, Psychodrama, The Demartini Method, and is Level II Certified in Neuro Emotional Technique (NET), Dr. Goodman continues to position himself as a leader in this field. Further information on Dr. Goodman and his advancement in the field of health and body healing, can be found at www.netmindbody.com you will find Dr. Goodman under the practitioner and certified practitioners section. Contact Dr. Goodman directly at 305-206-0151 or drlarrygoodman@yahoo.com . Visit Dr. Goodman’s website at drlarrygoodman.com View Guest page

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Janet Graham

Janet Graham always tended toward seeing connections rather than distinct borders. Born in the US, her family moved to a small town in Canada where she attended public school through Grade 5. Intermingling of generations, nearby First People, Chinese students learning English at her mum's dining room table, Lake Huron, frequent border crossings to The States all provided a rich "sense of place" and "sense of time" of being at home whenever, wherever. Attending the University of Michigan also offered the Ann Arbor Meeting of Friends and being at home with the ideas of the Light Within and a life of peaceful service. Years of travel, organic and biodynamic gardening, family and friends ensued. It was after becoming a grandmother that she entered the doctoral program at PeaceTheological Seminary in California, requiring a rigorous scientific study of a spiritual principle. Her thesis is about what happens to fear when people choose love. Today Dr Janet will share the research process and findings along with some DIY tools. View Guest page

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Joan Grinzi, RN



Joan Grinzi, RN, Executive Director of The Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation www.joan@ppnf.org

Joan Grinzi received her RN degree in Albany, New York in 1974. She worked in major hospitals in New York and California in a variety area of areas of nursing including oncology, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, OB/GYN, pediatrics and ICU.

She then broadened her experience to include marketing through sales in the real estate industry in San Diego, CA. This enabled her to combine her business and nursing experience where she spent the next 23 years in the medical field working in administration, business development, community and professional education, marketing, and integrative medicine. This included 12 years as the Director of Business Development for hospice.

She also received training in Healing Touch and Reiki, but her passion was always in nutrition.

In 1986, she discovered the Price-Pottenger Nutrition Foundation and served on their board of directors for 18 years. In 2005, Joan became their Executive Director, where her greatest joy comes from helping people attain optimal health through prevention and reversal of disease. View Guest page

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Dr James Hogg

Dr. Hogg is a wholistic chiropractic applied kinesiologist practicing in davenport, Iowa. In his 31 years of practice he's been able to help patients with a wide range of digestive, hormonal, brain function, learning, allergy, orthopedic and sports problems. The key to his success on so many levels comes from his expertise in applied kinesiology. Dr. Hogg is a board certified diplomate as well as a certified teacher in applied kinesiology. In addition to his regular practice, Dr. Hogg teaches courses in applied kinesiology to doctors and health care college students. View Guest page

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Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. is the author of “Full Cup, Thirsty Spirit: Nourishing the Soul When Life’s Just Too Much” She has been practicing psychology and teaching contemplative practices for more than 16 years. Karen co-founded the Center for Psychotherapy and Wellness in Kalamazoo, Michigan, where she currently offers counseling and other classes and workshops. The aim of Karen's work is to reconnect people with the wisdom of their inner-life by reclaiming what gets lost amidst the busyness of day-to-day life: qualities such as stillness, self-care, creativity, joy, humor, gratitude, and compassion. Her intention is to support people in finding a sense of balance and sacredness in their lives. Her interests in this topic are based on an intersection of her professional and personal life, as a working mother of two children who knows, lives, and attempts to thrive within the busyness of daily life. View Guest page

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Dr.'s Ronald and Mary Hulnick

Dr. H. Ronald Hulnick - President of the University of Santa Monica since 1983. He is also Chairman of the USM Board of Trustees. Dr. Mary R. Hulnick - Chief Academic Officer of USM since 1981. Together they are pioneering the emerging field of Spiritual Psychology and have personally designed, developed, and facilitated the majority of courses in the California State Approved Masters Degree Program in Spiritual Psychology for the past 33 years as well as USM’s Program in Consciousness, Health and Healing. Ron holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Educational Psychology from New Mexico State University and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University. He is licensed in the state of California as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Mary holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. degree in Counseling and Guidance from Iowa State University. She is licensed in the state of California as a Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Clinical Psychologist. They have co-authored the widely acclaimed book Loyalty to Your Soul: The Heart of Spiritual Psychology, published in February 2011 by Hay House and distributed in English in Africa, Australia, Canada, China, England, India, and the United States. It has also been released in native languages in Canada (French speaking), Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Romania, and Spain and is soon to be released in Simplified Chinese on Mainland China. View Guest page

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Ron and Mary Hulnick

Dr. H. Ronald Hulnick - President of the University of Santa Monica since 1983. He is also Chairman of the USM Board of Trustees. Dr. Mary R. Hulnick - Chief Academic Officer of USM since 1981. Together they are pioneering the emerging field of Spiritual Psychology and have personally designed, developed, and facilitated the majority of courses in the California State Approved Masters Degree Program in Spiritual Psychology for the past 33 years as well as USM’s Program in Consciousness, Health and Healing. Ron holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Educational Psychology from New Mexico State University and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Long Island University. He is licensed in the state of California as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Mary holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. degree in Counseling and Guidance from Iowa State University. She is licensed in the state of California as a Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Clinical Psychologist. They have co-authored the widely acclaimed book Loyalty to Your Soul: The Heart of Spiritual Psychology, published in February 2011 by Hay House and distributed in English in Africa, Australia, Canada, China, England, India, and the United States. It has also been released in native languages in Canada (French speaking), Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Romania, and Spain and is soon to be released in Simplified Chinese on Mainland China. View Guest page

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Layla Jabboori

Layla Jabboori MA LLP is a Limited Licensed Psychologist who specializes in grief and loss issues. Layla has been working full time at Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan since 1994 as a Grief Support Counselor providing individual counseling, facilitating groups, and providing lectures and in-services in a variety of settings. Layla also works part time at Desert Streams Christian Counseling, and has done so for the past 12 years, addressing a wide variety of issues relating to grief and loss, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, marital challenges etc.. View Guest page

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Rachael Jayne

Rachael has been involved with Insight Seminars since its inception in 1978. Over time she evolved from enthusiastic participant to lead facilitator. In 2011 Rachael accepted the position of Director of Youth Programs for Insight Seminars. She has been instrumental in developing Youth Programs including a Teen Leadership Seminar and is a key facilitator in both teen and adult seminars. In 2001 Rachael earned her Doctor of Spiritual Science degree through Peace Theological Seminary (PTS), a school founded in “practical spirituality.” Her study focus was in the area of Spirit-Led Parenting. Her extensive research and development work in personal growth, especially with teens, has assisted many in connecting with their authentic self and stepping free of limiting conditioning. In addition to facilitating Insight seminars, 2014 marks Rachael's 14th year as lead facilitator in the PTS Doctor of Spiritual Science program. View Guest page

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Dr. Anne Jensen

Dr. Jensen is a clinical researcher and a published author on emotional healing and stress reduction. She is currently completing her PhD in Evidence-based Health Care through the University of Oxford in the UK where she is studying the effects of beliefs on muscle testing results. Muscle testing (aka “kinesiology”) is estimated to be used by over 1 million people worldwide, yet despite its widespread use, little research has been undertaken to establish its clinical validity, and as a result, its usefulness as an assessment tool is often dismissed. For her PhD research, Dr. Jensen has run a series of diagnostic test accuracy studies, the results of which she will be sharing with us on “Speaking of Health” on January 24, 2014. This is the first time that Dr. Jensen will be sharing her exciting results in a public forum – and is not to be missed! After graduating from New York Chiropractic College in 1993, Dr. Jensen migrated to Australia, where she spent 11 years in private practice in North Queensland. During that time she furthered her interests in sports performance and mindbody wellbeing by obtaining her Sports Chiropractic Diploma and a Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Psychology. Upon receiving an offer to pursue advance studies at the University of Oxford, she spent two years in the United Kingdom, first obtaining a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Performance and an MSc in Evidence-based Social Interventions, and then a Masters in Sports Psychology. Her research interests lie in the relationship between stress and emotions and health and behavior. Dr. Jensen also maintains a private practice consulting with people from around the world, where the focus of her practice is stress reduction and mind body wellness. View Guest page

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Bob Jorth

Bob Jorth believes that public education is the key to transforming our communities, states and nation so that they are dynamic places to live and work. He has seen firsthand the impact that The Kalamazoo Promise has had on Kalamazoo, Michigan and the nation since its founding. He was named as the initial Executive Administrator of the Kalamazoo Promise scholarship in March 2006 and established all of the processes, procedures and infrastructure for the implementation of this groundbreaking nationally recognized scholarship program. He was promoted to his current position of Executive Director in July 2013.In Kalamazoo he served on the Interfaith Strategies for Advocacy and Action in the Community (ISAAC) organizing committee and executive board for 3 years. He also was head of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 211 board for 2 ½ years. He has a Masters in Public Administration from Western Michigan University and a bachelor degree from Wartburg College. He has 2 children who were educated through the Kalamazoo Public Schools and has been a resident of Kalamazoo for over 25 years View Guest page

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JessicaCrystal Joy

JessicaCrystal Joy is a feminine empowerment educator who has been studying spiritual and self-improvement work since 2001. She provides articles, presentations, workshops, individual counseling sessions geared toward women being confident in speaking their desires and requirements for living a fully engaged life using their intuition and deep connection with their bodies. She is known for quickly creating an environment of safety and expansion to go beyond a person's past limiting beliefs while incorporating many tools of Mastery Systems to be and live from a deeper empowered state of being. She has a BA in Psychology, is a writer, blogger, speaker, Certified Angel Intuitive Guide, Certified Tantra educator and a featured guest on radio shows View Guest page

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Daniel Kaline

Daniel Kaline possesses a wealth of experience fueled by innovative ideas, incorporating the latest in food science and natural medicine which allows him to bring unparalleled products to the market. His career spans the breadth of the health care industry, including business marketing and sales. He graduated from Ferris State University in 1978 with a degree in Respiratory Therapy. Additional training expanded his background to include all aspects of Cardio-Pulmonary while working in hospitals. In the 1980’s, Dan’s career was directed into medical sales which included imaging research and development in the radiographic field. From 1983 through 1989, he expanded his medical sales career selling surgical and electro-surgical instruments while working for Surgical & Diagnostic Instrument Exchange, Inc. and Electro Medical Services. He later joined Valleylab, a division of Pfizer, selling to and training physicians on electro-surgical equipment and CUSA systems. In the early 1990’s, Dan left Valleylab to work independently as CEO of his own marketing company. In 2001, he started Soteria Corporation, a national company focused on the sales and distribution of health and nutrition products, which merged with a larger company in the same industry. During that time and through 2008, Dan mentored under a leading bio-chemist, and extensively studied nutraceutical and natural product formulation. Dan’s comprehensive background in science, the medical field, and the health and nutrition industry has allowed him to be a full-time nutraceutical formulator and follow his passion. Dan, founder of BioLyte Laboratories, is employed by BioLyte Laboratories and is responsible for all Research & Development and Quality functions within BioLyte Laboratories. View Guest page

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Dr. Allen Knecht

Dr. Knecht completed his degree in Chiropractic education in 1995. He has spent the last 17 years attending approximately 100 hours per year in Post-Graduate continuing education in Functional, Mind-Body, Integrative Medicine. His focus at Namaste Integrative Medicine is to help reclaim optimal neurological, emotional and biochemical function at every level of physiology. Dr. Knecht is certified in Total Body Modification (TBM), Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET) and is a level II intern in Quantum Neurology. This approach has allowed him to see miracles every day in our practice. He has served as Board of Directors President at ONE Research Foundation for over 7 years and is dedicated to the principles and mission of ONE View Guest page

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Dr. Tedd Koren



Dr. Tedd Koren is a 1977 (Earl Taylor class) graduate of Sherman College of Chiropractic where he graduated with honors as class valedictorian. He has become the most widely read Doctor of Chiropractic in the world today with over 80 million of his popular scientifically referenced patient education brochures in distribution through Koren Publications (www.korenpublications.com) Dr. Koren also publishes chiropractic books, posters, office forms, stickers and childhood vaccination materials. Dr. Koren produces a monthly newsletter for patients (www.patientnewsletter.com). Dr. Koren is the developer of Koren Specific Technique, a breakthrough in patient care. For information, go to www.teddkorenseminars.com. He also has a free newsletter. For subscriptions simply give your e-mail address at dr.koren@korenpublications.com Tedd Koren, DC 1977 – Present Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Private Practice of Chiropractic 1988 –Present Koren Publications Philadelphia, PA Founder and President Writer of 84 patient education brochures, plus booklets, books and monographs on chiropractic. Most popular patient education brochures in the chiropractic profession with over 35 million brochures in circulation. Koren Publications products are published (under license) in Canada, Australia, Japan, U.K. and Spain. 1994- Present International speaker and lecturer Author, writer View Guest page

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Michael Kudlas,DC

The host of Speaking of Health - Michael Kudlas,DC, - is a chiropractor of some 30 years exprience. He spent ten years teaching in the Detroit Public School System, before selling his home, packing up his family and starting a new life south of the Mason-Dixon line in Chiropractic School. In one of the worst best things he has ever done he become a chiropractor - a move that has changed the lives of thousands over the years, but none like it changed his. View Guest page

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Dr. Michael Kwast

A graduate of Michigan State University and 1998 Clinical Excellence Award recipient from Palmer College of Chiropractic West. He is a wellness speaker for i-Chiro clinics, Foundation for Wellness Professionals and gives back to others through his volunteer work at the Mel Trotter Ministries free chiropractic clinic. Dr. Kwast is the author of: 7 Beliefs Destroying Your Health Over the last 16 years, he has listened to patients and have noticed some patterns in their belief systems that are negatively impacting their health. They don't know they are making choices that are detrimental to their overall health and wellbeing. They end up suffering with chronic health problems that could have likely been prevented if they had only known what to do sooner and acted upon that information. His motivation for writing this book was to reach out and educate people to make better choices about their health, ultimately empowering them! View Guest page

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Sol Luckman

Sol Luckman is a prolific visual artist and critically acclaimed author of fiction and nonfiction. His numerous books include the international bestselling Conscious Healing: Book One on the Regenetics Method and its empowering sequel, Potentiate Your DNA: A Practical Guide to Healing & Transformation with the Regenetics Method. For information on the “revolutionary healing science” (Nexus) of the Regenetics Method, check out www.PhoenixRegenetics.org . Sol is also author of the Beginner’s Luke Series of seriocomic novels that hilariously foreground the role of imagination in creating our individual and collective reality. Characterized by Reader Views as a “modern-day Alice in Wonderland” and by Apex Reviews as a “mind-bending journey through the mind of the ultimate iconoclast,” Beginner’s Luke is also, as literature professor Niama Williams has written, a “spiritual journey that you do not want to put down.” Sol's latest novel, Snooze: A Story of Awakening, is the riveting, coming-of-age tale of one extraordinary boy’s awakening to the world-changing reality of his dreams. Learn more about Sol's art and writing at www.CrowRising.com View Guest page

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Rev Dr. Ilenya Marrin

The Rev Dr. Ilenya Marrin LOVES helping people discover their strengths and how to use simple, fun changes to transform their lives! She loves helping people gain new awareness of the meaning of events they have experienced, often turning traumas into huge steppingstones for success. For Dr. Marrin igniting a spark in clients and students that lets them know they can be more, do more, have more of the goodness of life is what she specializes in. "I have witnessed small and large miracles regularly as students and clients have used what I have shared, or even better, when I have helped them access their own natural inner resources, yielding amazing shifts in consciousness and wonderful results in their outer lives. I am a catalyst for change, a nurturer of transformation. I am practical. I am gentle. I am joyful. I am radical. I meet my clients or students where they are and quickly help them to create a plan for next steps in achieving their dreams. Spirit works through me. I am constantly learning and growing as I do this work because each person is teaching me. I listen. I love. I share what Spirit brings present for me to share. I have moved every few years because of my husband's work in aerospace engineering, so I have not had a traditional upward career path, but I have developed a portable career, coaching, counseling, speaking and writing. I love what I do." Come join Dr. Marrin as she explains how to help you help yourself to live, love and share you heart with more abundance and clarity then ever before! View Guest page

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Lisa Orlando

Motivating, encouraging and promoting the success of others is my passion. I believe in continuous learning, embracing change, setting goals and reaching them. Organizing your life to get the most out of it. As a Life Skills Specialist, Career Coordinator, Business Owner and Educator, I feel a need to share my knowledge with others and especially the future leaders of our world. From creative brainstorming, to supporting the small business owner and building relationships through life experiences - your success is within reach. Add: Fun to your To Do List and enjoy the one chance at life you've been given. To learn more about how Live More Organized can help you visit: http:\\livemoreorg70.wix.com\lmollc or call/text 269-720-7020. View Guest page

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Dr. Edward Plentz

Dr. Edward Plentz is a 1991 graduate of Plamer College of Chiropractic and been in active pratoce for over 20 years. He has taught numerous seminars and educational classes around the U.S. and Canada and is a co-founder along with Dr. Kevin Pallis of the New Rennaisance International educating doctors and patients in the principles and practice of a chiropractic lifestyle. Dr. Plentz is the author of "That Something" (2005) and co-author of "A Parents Guide" (2008). Successfully married 18 years and with three girls, Dr. Plentz leads an active family life as well as a professional one. View Guest page

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Master Winston Price

Master Winston has been studying Martial Arts since 1989. He started his course of study in Indiana with the American Tae Kwon Do Association and training in Greco-Roman, Freestyle and Folk-style Wrestling. In 2000 Winston transitioned into WTF Tae Kwon Do, USHF Hapkido, and also, Ba Gua Zhang and Tai Chi Chuan (Grand Master Wm CC Chen 60 Revolving Movements Tai Chi Chuan). Winston holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Hapkido through the U.S. Hapkido Federation, and a 4th Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. While training in Indiana, Winston instructed Tai Chi Chuan, Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, and Self-Defense at Indiana University in Bloomington for 10 years. Winston also has an extensive background in fitness and personal training. Winston worked as a Fitness Manager in Indianapolis Indiana training personal trainers on the ideals of fitness and nutrition for those in the professional workforce and athletes. Website: www.InternalMagnfication.com View Guest page

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Dr. Terry Rondberg



Dr. Terry Rondberg's career reads like “Who’s Who” in wellness medicine. President of The World Chiropractic Alliance; a Doctor of Chiropractic for 40 years; a health activist who tirelessly pursues advanced paths of healing. He served as a special chiropractic advisor for the U.S. Dept. of Defense. From 1986-2013 he was author and publisher of “The Chiropractic Journal.” He is a Diplomate College of Energy Medicine and Mind-Body Medicine; Certified Massage Therapist; Certified in Physical Therapy; Teacher of Yoga; studied Acupuncture at the Beijing Hospital and Ayurvedic Medicine and Energy Healing in Northern India. Worldwide, he has trained thousands of doctors in clinical practice; mind-body wellness. He relies on scientific research, clinical studies, experience and the intuitive, and patient results. Terry developed neurologically based "Bioenergy" care, with a vision for global wellness; Dr. Rondberg says practicing Bioenergy is the most exciting point in his career. Bioenergy is a proven health-changer... and phenomenal life-changer for doctors who practice it and for the individuals who utilize it... a proven system; a natural wellness formula for body and mind. View Guest page

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Anthony Rosner, PhD.

Anthony Rosner, PhD., LL.D.[Hon],LLC , Research Director of t he International College of Applied Kinesiology - USA joins Dr. Kudlas this Friday on Speaking of Health. Dr Rosner has an extensive background in medical research and in the scientific field of chiropractic research. Join us as we explore the issues of chiropractic safety, medical efficacy with musculo-skeletal care, and research priorities for the benefit of optimal healthcare. View Guest page

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Ashley Schiavone

Ashley is a board certified and WA state licensed acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist and massage practitioner. Ashley earned her Bachelor’s degree from The University of Michigan in biopsychology with a focus on neuroscience research. She graduated from Bellevue School of Massage and earned dual master degrees in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University. While at Bastyr, Ashley received training in diverse clinical settings, as well as traveling to China in 2010 to continue her education in Chinese Herbal Therapy. Ashley completed externships with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Shu Guang and Long Hua hospitals in China. Ashley Schiavone EAMP, LA.c., LMP, honors the unique partnership of the human body and nature. She focuses on empowering her patients, educating them about health in order for them to achieve and sustain their most vibrant picture of well-being. Ashley is trained in Craniosacral Therapy (CST) and Neuro Emotional Technique (NET). She incorporates these skills with Chinese herbal therapy, acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) dietary education to address the many layers of health. She incorporates deep tissue work, Craniosacral Therapy and additional modalities within acupuncture sessions. By integrating her background in western science with the philosophy of eastern medicine, Ashley is able to look at health from many angles. View Guest page

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Vicki L. Shumaker

Vicki L. Shumaker is a skilled, experienced social worker who has helped clients just like you build richer more rewarding lives. She holds a Master's degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica and a Master's in Social Work from Western Michigan University. She is a certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist and is a Certified Trauma Specialist. Her mission is first of all, to create the intention to heal. Radical self acceptance, clearing, releasing, reframing, and letting go are all skills that result in the resolution of issues and the improvement of life's situations. She teaches skills for identifying, handling, and overcoming each person's challenges and limitations. The opportunity is present for empowerment by healing issues for the last time. She integrates a wide range of traditional and complementary therapies as well as some psychological testing services. We assist our clients in transforming whatever has interfered with peace, growth and happiness whether as an individual, couple or family, child adolescent or adult. View Guest page

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April Snow

April Snow has a long history in the health field. She is a nurse, a former EMT – level1 and 2 fire fighter, a state champion body builder, TV personality, licensed fitness trainer with emphasis in Wellness and Longevity and a cancer survivor. In her young life she has accomplished a lot and helped lead thousands of people just like you to a better - healthier life. April is an expert. Come learn and share with her and Dr. Michael Kudlas on Speaking of Health. View Guest page

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Sally Stap

Sally Stap is a writer living in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After a successful Information Technology career was halted by a brain tumor, she shifted to writing in the hope that her experience will bring reassurance and inspiration to others. Her first book, Smiling Again, captures Sally’s experience with the removal of an acoustic neuroma brain tumor and the recovery process. Smiling Again: Coming Back to Life and Faith after Brain Surgery, is discussed further at www.smilingagainbook.com. Sally is a member of the Kalamazoo Christian Writer’s critique group as well as Wordweavers and Faithwriters. She was a top-twenty winner for an essay entitled Laundry in Imagine This! An Artprize Anthology, published September 2013 and top-two winner for an essay entitled Motherhood Musings in The Transformation Project, published December 2013. She also wrote an essay entitled God’s View is Better Than Ours in the book Trials and Triumphs, published by Faithwriters.com. 1023 View Guest page

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Emily Stapleton

Emily Stapleton is an account executive with Ortho Molecular Products. She is dedicated to managing the relationships with her medical practitioners in addition to creating awareness around functional medicine and efficacious supplements. She lives a life centered around health and wellness. In addition to discussing supplement and lifestyle choices with practitioners, she is also an assistant yoga instructor at the Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse in Grand Rapids. Emily became intrigued with functional medicine approximately 5 years ago. After suffering from a variety of digestive disorders for a number of years, she finally decided to try a holistic approach. This single decision changed the course of her life forever and ignited an insatiable passion for integrative health and medicine. View Guest page

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Dr. Kirk Steketee

Dr. KIRK STEKETEE is a Vietnam war veteran where he served as combat medic. He a Palmer School of Chirorpactic graduate (75) and has practiced in Holland, MI for 38 productive years helping thousands of people regain their health through the natural self-healing principles of chiropractic. He has served on many boards of chiropractic and helped found chiropractic associations of doctors. He has been awarded the highest level of recognition from Palmer Chiropractic College as Fellow of the Palmer Academy of Chirorpactic and been awarded an honorary degree - Legion of Chiropractic Philosophers - from the Palmer Institute and is a founding member of Council of Chiropractic Philosophy of the International Chiropractors Association. View Guest page

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Reverend Kay L Stolsonburg

Reverend Kay L Stolsonburg DSS is a graduate of the Master of Spiritual Science and Doctor of Spiritual Science programs with Peace Theological Seminary. She has been in involved in self discovery and self improvement work for over 40 years. She sounds ancient doesn't she! A primary interest has been how to take care of oneself and at the same time provide service to family, friends and clients. One of the primary discussions in the Practical Treatise she wrote as part of her graduate work is about the value of tracking as a method of self care. She has been a minister with the Church of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness since 1992 and is available for private appointments focused on the area of healing. View Guest page

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Mary Tocco

3 words to describe Mary Tocco: passionalet, informed, dynamic, articulate, research-driven, relentless, dedicated, mother, Nana .. all of the above and much more. Mother of 5 adult children and Nana to 5 grandchildren, for 20 years she has served as Director of Vaccine Research and Education for Michigan Opposing Mandatory Vaccines, a watchdog group protecting the rights of parents to make vaccine decisions and dedicated to maintaining the philosophical exemption in Michigan. Mary serves as VP of Heart for Autism, a charitable organization raising funds for families affected by autism with a focus on improving overall health and quality of life for autistic children. She also assists in the management of Hope for Autism which offers BioNutritional Care Training for physicians to aid the recovery of autism and other chronic illnesses. View Guest page

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Dr. Ross Turchaninov

Dr. Turchaninov graduated with honors from the Odessa Medical School in Ukraine in 1982. He was admitted to the residency program of the Kiev Scientific Institute of Orthopedy and Rehabilitation, which he completed in 1985. From 1985 to 1988, he worked as a supervisor of the rehabilitation program for the Ukrainian Ministry of Public Health. During these years, he also worked with the medical team of the relief effort following the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster. From 1988 to 1992, Dr. Turchaninov worked as a senior scientific researcher at the Kiev Scientific Institute of Orthopedy and Rehabilitation. In 1989, Dr. Turchaninov obtained his PhD degree in medicine. In 1992, Dr. Turchaninov was invited to work in rehabilitation centers in New York City and Scottsdale, Arizona, as head of their medical massage program. In 2009, he founded the Science Of Massage Institute. He lectures in the U.S. and abroad on issues of manual therapy and medical massage, and is regularly invited to speak at American and international conferences. Dr. Turchaninov is author of more than 70 scientific papers and other publications in European and American medical journals. He is author of three major textbooks: Medical Massage, Volumes I and II, andTherapeutic Massage: A Scientific Approach. His is founder and Editor in Chief of Journal of Massage Science. View Guest page

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Mark Underwood

Mark Underwood is a neuroscience researcher, president and co-founder of Quincy Bioscience, a biotech company located in Madison, Wisconsin focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel technologies to support cognitive function and other age-related health challenges such as memory. Mark is also creator of popular brain health supplement Prevagen. Mark has been taped as an expert in the field of neuroscience for The Wall Street Journal Morning Radio, CBS and CNNRadio among others. Mark is also a contributor to the “Brain Health Guide” which highlights the research at Quincy Bioscience and offers practical tips to help keep healthy brain function in aging. View Guest page

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Dr. Dick Versendaal

Dr. Dick Versendaal, DC, CRA, DCRC, DACBN is a master chiropractor who studied under and was mentored by BJ Palmer. He is an absolute genius of the synergy between the spine, organs, systems, and nutritional chemistry. Over the past 50 years he has researched, developed, and refined the subtle-energy technique called Contact Reflex Analysis™ through which one can determine the root cause of a health issue; emotional, nutritional, structural, or a combination of the three. Once the cause has been established, CRA can assist in determining most efficient and effective means of resolving the problem so wellness can be achieved. Dr. Dick Versendaal continues to care for and selflessly serve thousands of people worldwide. He has devoted his entire life to restoring hope to those who have none, and educating health professionals to do the same through Contact Reflex Analysis. Let him restore your hope ! Call and ask him about your health problems! View Guest page

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Dr. Deborah Walker

Dr. Deborah Walker (Dr. Deb) is the Co-Developer of the Neuro Emotional Technique and N.E.T., Inc.’s CEO and hands-on manager for all activities. She is a regular instructor for the NET seminars and she also is trainer for all Certified NET Instructors. Dr. Deb is the co-creator of seminar training materials and editor of all of the seminar training manuals. Dr. Deb also has a specialized chiropractic practice in Carlsbad, CA, and can be reached at 800-888-4638 or via email at drdebwalker@NETmindbody.com. Dr. Deb graduated with a degree in mathematics in 1972, and continued her education with a doctorate in Chiropractic, which she received in 1978 from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, now called the Southern California University of Health Sciences. Twenty-five years ago in May of 1988, the Walkers introduced NET to the world with the teaching of the first NET seminar in Encinitas, CA. Since then more than 8,000 practitioners have been trained in more than 500 seminars. View Guest page

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Dr Steven Weiniger

Dr Steven Weiniger literally wrote the book on posture--- Stand Taller ~ Live Longer: An Anti-Aging Strategy. An internationally recognized expert on posture and anti-aging, he was an appointed delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging and teaches people why and how to improve posture to stay active and pain-free. His StrongPosture® exercises has been featured in mainstream national media including ABC, NBC and FOX News, Oprah’s Oxygen, Natural Health and American Fitness. View Guest page

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Dr Jerry Whalen

The original inspiration for Jerry Whalen DC to choose a career in Chiropractic emerged out of his life transforming chiropractic experience at the age of sixteen. Several months of rapid growth and weight gain resulted in unrelenting, incapacitating and frightening low back pain. The last resort visit to a doctor of chiropractic seemed like a miracle beyond belief. Results were almost instantaneous. Dr Whalen attended Palmer College of Chiropractic. Today, his clinic continues to evolve as an alternative healthcare-wellness practice emphasizing gentle exact chiropractic adjustments, clinical nutrition, time-tested homeopathy, and a powerful breakthrough system to release damaging emotional stress. View Guest page

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Michael White



Michael White, author of numerous books and articles on breathing, plus his excellent Optimal Breathing Mastery Kit has been a breathing coach for a number of years. He takes the complex natural process of breathing - something we take for granted - and shows us how maximize and enhance it for better health and wellness. He can show you how to blow the lid off so called "medical normals" into a new world of ever increasing health. All through the power of breath. View Guest page

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Al Wolf

Alexander Wolf

Alexander Wolf, L.Ac. graduated with a Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2000, and was licensed by the California Acupuncture Board in 2001. During his time in Los Angeles, he owned a private practice and was authorized to teach Tung Family Taijiquan, Paulie Zink Yin Yoga, and Korean Mountain Sundo. As a current resident with his wife and newborn son in Kalamazoo, MI, Alexander hosts classes focused on the Principles of Body and Mind. The class covers the aspects of integrative care and self-care for people who are interested in working and learning to cultivate their own wellness and take responsibility for their own health. In addition, Alexander teaches an exercise class called Beginning Qigong which is an non-impact standing exercise set to increase strength, balance, and mobility. The class includes taijiquan(tai chi) and qigong fundamentals. To learn more, he can be reached at 269-615-4970. View Guest page

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Bridget Zimmerman

Bridget Zimmerman has a dynamic career in the medical sales industry with over eleven years as a pharmaceutical sales executive for Novartis Pharmaceuticals and King Pharmaceuticals. She was also a medical concierge in the home health care market. Before her sales career, she was a special education teacher for learning disabled students. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Western Michigan University and her Master’s Degree from Grand Valley State University. Bridget’s is responsible for sales staff management, direct sales and business development functions, including new product rollouts, key account management, and customer relations development. View Guest page

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