A Mobile Mental Health Service Platform Redefining Healthcare is a community effort, and we are honored to help cultivate a healthier community by sharing helpful, relatable information and resources from our members and the local health and wellness community at large to encourage healing and… Read More »Care O Van: Mobile Mental Health Services
Diary of An Unhealthy Eater Table Health Operations Manager, Christine, shares her personal journey toward a happy, healthy gut. Perhaps you can relate? “I can fix that acne if you want me to,” said my newly appointed chiropractor. I was 22 and I was struggling… Read More »Not a Happy Gut
What to remove from your meals Weight Loss from a Physical, Relational & Emotional Lens Weight loss or healthy weight management can be complicated and a uniquely individual process for each person. Eating a diet that is packed with nutrients will help your body transform.… Read More »Healthier Meals for Weight Loss
Featured on 9&10 News, this is an easy-to-digest breakfast porridge that is warm and comforting for cold winter mornings. Bake the squash ahead of time and freeze small portions of the chopped “spaghetti strands” for a quick breakfast. Serves 1 INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup plant milk… Read More »Spaghetti Squash Breakfast Bowl
A healthy (and as we say, “happy”) gut is the foundation for good health. But, first, what even is the gut? In the most simple terms, when we mention “gut”, we’re talking about the entire body’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract. “Gut health” describes the function and… Read More »Here’s Why and How to Improve Your Gut Health
Lifestyle Tips and Supplement Suggestions As you are probably aware, at this time, COVID-19 is running rampant throughout the Grand Traverse County region. According to data released by local health officials on December 7, 2021, the last 30 days marked the worst month for the… Read More »Doctor Recommended Support for Covid-19
Reclaim Your Holiday with Intention We’ve been hearing from some of our members that the level of material consumption in our society has taken some of the joy away from their once treasured holiday season. If you’re feeling similar, perhaps think about and even discuss… Read More »Intentional Gift Giving
Somewhere along the line, we began thinking that all of our healthcare had to be covered by insurance – quick visits with your doctor, preventative care, routine medications, and the like. Overnight, health insurance became thought of as a necessary means to access healthcare. Take… Read More »Transparency and Access: How Direct Primary Care Saves You Money
Nutritionist or Registered Dietitian: What’s the difference? Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian are terms used these days to describe a professional who counsels people on diet. Is there a difference? If you are seeking guidance for your health, how do you know whom to call? All… Read More »What’s the Difference Between a Registered Dietitian and a Nutritionist?
Healthcare and health insurance are different. Completely different.
Yet we confuse these two ideas and often use them interchangeably. Let’s explore the differences, starting with a very brief history of health insurance in America. (A less brief history can be found here.)