Entries by Dr. B.J. Hardick

When is a Potato a Pill?

Op-Ed by Dr. B.J. Hardick Thirty years ago, Dr. Sid E. Williams, chiropractic pioneer and founder of Life University, published an article, When is a Potato a Pill, as a call to action regarding nutritional advice within the chiropractic scope of practice. At the time, multiple judicial decisions had been made against chiropractic clinics for […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Local Charities to Give Back to in London, Ontario

The holiday season is soon upon us and gift-giving is probably already on your mind. Sometimes, the best gift is giving to those in need. This holiday season, look into your community to see if there’s an event you can volunteer at or an organization you can donate to. Here’s a list to start you […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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All About VegFest London: Check Out the Vegan Food Festival this November

Fall is here and winter is near! Do you love experimenting with healthy food? Maybe you’re looking for new ways to experience London’s vegan and vegetarian scene this fall? Gearing up for World Vegan Month, VegFest London is THE place to explore vegan and vegetarian products.  Come out to the Western Fair District Agriplex on […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Organic Taco Buffet

Organic Taco Buffet Recipes Do you love tacos? You can enjoy tacos of all variations on Cinco de Mayo, Taco Tuesdays, and throughout the year for a quick meal, or appetizer for game night. Tacos are a tasty treat at breakfast, lunch, and dinner and even dessert, depending on how you mix and match the […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Take Your Family to These Farms near London, Ontario this Fall

You don’t have to travel far from home this fall to entertain the kids and have some family fun! Whether you’re looking to support local businesses by buying organic pumpkins, apples, and berries or want to teach your kids about organic foods, there are great spots near London, Ontario that the whole family can enjoy. […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Older, Faster, Stronger: London, Ontario Fitness Facilities that Promote Healthy Aging

You may know the many benefits of strength training, but did you know that it’s as important — if not more important — to continue strength training as you age? Strength training is essential to maintaining an independent lifestyle. As we age, we begin to lose muscle mass and strength. However, exercising using resistance bands, […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Natural Ways to Reduce Bloating

You’ve just finished a big meal with good friends when that miserable feeling hits. You feel puffy and swollen, your stomach pushes against your waistband, and you resolve that tomorrow you’ll get back on track with your diet. While you know that feeling will pass, right now all you want to do is take off […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Where to Find Alternatives to Food Allergens in London, Ontario

Food allergies and intolerances can be tough to deal with. Celiac disease, lactose intolerance, nut allergies, and other dietary restrictions can really put a damper on a dinner night out or even a run-of-the-mill grocery trip. Tie that in with back-to-school time and restrictions on what your kids can bring to school, and you have […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Tips on Back-to-School Meal Prepping 

Shorter days and cooler weather can create a wonderful back-to-routine feeling. While you might miss leisurely summer days, fall provides a tranquil structure that allows you to focus on the things that really matter. If you have kids — or you’re going back to school yourself — you’re probably buying school supplies, getting to bed […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Everything You Need to Know About Healthy Weight Gain

Dropping belly fat may seem like the ideal scenario for beach season, but weight loss isn’t always a good thing.  Causes of weight loss include underlying problems such as muscle loss, an overactive thyroid, or a condition like rheumatoid arthritis. But things most of us sometimes do — like not getting enough sleep or feeling […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Have Fun In The Sun With These Outdoor Activities In London, Ontario

School’s out! Did summer vacation sneak up on you? Are you looking for some last-minute inspiration for outdoor activities to do with the kids this summer? Have fun, stay active, and enjoy the outdoors with this list of summer activities in London, Ontario to do with your family. Heeman’s Greenhouses & Strawberry Farm Pick your […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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5 Local Food Delivery Services In London, Ontario That Bring Organic To Your Doorstep

The rising trend of meal delivery services has caused a saturation of new online businesses promising prepared meals delivered to your home. Outsourcing your meal prep may seem like the fastest and most convenient option, however, choosing the right food delivery service for your needs can seem overwhelming. Keep reading as I break down local […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Rosehip – What’s the Deal?

Rosa species — also called rose hips — are wild plants traditionally used to treat a wide variety of conditions. The name might be a little misleading or confusing. Rose oil is extracted from rose petals. Rosehip oil, on the other hand, is pressed from the fruit and seeds of the rose plant. What’s the […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Health Benefits of Spirulina

Gram for gram, what’s the single most nutritious food? This powerhouse food — some call it a superfood — comes packed with essential amino acids, essential fatty acids, and numerous minerals and vitamins. So nutritious, in fact, that supplementing with this food could quickly and significantly improve nutrient status among undernourished children. While people have […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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7 London, Ontario Coffee & Tea Shops With Nutritious And Delicious Options

Coffee is more than just another hot beverage—it’s a lifestyle and a culture. Whether you’re catching up with old friends or just taking a break for yourself, your cup of joe shouldn’t be just good—it should be good for you. The health benefits of coffee are abundant (in moderation, of course), so long as you […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Spring Cleaning for Your Fridge & Pantry

Daffodils blossoming, planning an upcoming summer vacation, and finally taking your heavy wool coat to the cleaners. What season do these things bring to mind? You probably guessed spring, which brings a certain lightness and levity. The days become longer as warm weather teases your afternoon (even if the mornings are still a bit chilly). […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Local Healthy and Organic Menu Options in London, Ontario

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice lunch or a fun night out with friends or a significant other? Going out and having a good time while also finding healthy menu options can be a daunting task. Thankfully, as London keeps growing in size, so do the number of local restaurants that offer memorable ambience and great […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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The Benefits of Carb Cycling

You’ve hit a wall. You consistently lost weight, but suddenly plateaued. Or maybe you’ve become increasingly fatigued after a strenuous workout. Perhaps you’re not building the amount of muscle you want, even though you lift heavy four times a week. Mixing up your diet could help you break through those obstacles and optimize your results. […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Prenatal & Postnatal Fitness & Yoga Classes in London, Ontario

Is exercising while pregnant safe? In most cases, the answer is yes — it’s even recommended.  If you were physically active before you got pregnant, it’s likely safe to remain active during your pregnancy, as long as there are no health risks — be sure to talk to your doctor about what’s right for you. […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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5 Winter Activities To Do in London, Ontario

While you may not want to go outside on days when it’s -35 degrees, on those nice, brisk winter days, take advantage of the winter weather and all the activities it has to offer. With so many things to do in London, it’s easy to have fun and stay active this season! Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding, […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Is Dark Chocolate Actually Good For You?

Most health benefits from chocolate aren’t found in chocolate found at the drugstore, supermarket, and health food store. Sorry, but many dark chocolate varieties don’t make the grade. The process that turns beans grown from the cacao tree into packaged chocolate bars can destroy naturally occurring antioxidants that give chocolate its health benefits. Adding other […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Fitness Boutiques in London, Ontario to Try in 2019

If you’re already someone who enjoys eating well and staying active or you’re just getting into fitness, 2019 is the perfect time to start fresh. As London keeps growing in size, so do our number of gyms. Gone are the days of large chain gyms being the only option for getting in a good workout. […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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5 Ways to Naturally Cleanse & Detox After the Holidays

You mostly maintained your healthy eating plan during the holidays, occasionally indulging mindfully but mostly sticking to nutrient-dense whole foods. You scheduled in optimal sleep, exercise, and stress management. Maybe you had a few drinks at your office’s holiday party, and you had a bigger piece of your cousin’s famous pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving because […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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Eating Healthy During the Holidays: Foods to Watch Out For (or Avoid)

Holidays mean friends, family, festivities, and food. Sometimes lots of food, and not usually the healthy kind. Social pressure doesn’t make mindful eating any easier. Your coworker insists you try her homemade candied pecans, the waft of warm cinnamon buns tempts you while you’re at the mall, and you’ll practically get disowned if you don’t […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic and internationally-recognized natural health author and speaker. His health journey began as a child — alternative medicine is the only medicine he has ever known. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. His teachings encompass the principles of ancestral nutrition, detoxification, functional fitness, mindfulness, and green living.

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