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Ahiflower Plant-Based Omegas: Helping Musculo-Skeletal Adjustments Hold

Greens First® PRO was among the first brands in the U.S.A. to recognize plant-based Ahiflower® seed oil’s unique fatty acid composition and its connection to maintaining the musculoskeletal system in a more pro-resolving state. Chiropractic therapy has recently published clinical evidence tying reduced lower back pain (LBP) in both acute and chronic patients with reducing circulating pro-inflammatory cytokines like IL-6 …

Greg Cumberford

VP Science & Regulatory at Natures Crops International

Why pH Balance Matters for Health

Most patients never think of the acid/alkaline balance of their blood, but a proper pH is a crucial aspect of overall health. Many doctors stress the importance of reducing acidity and increasing alkalinity with an alkaline diet because a balanced pH helps protect us from the inside out. Disease and disorder, they say, cannot take root in a body whose …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes, DC

Co-owner, Greens First & Creator of EndFlame Nutrition Testing

Evidence-Based Benefits of Green Tea and Moringa

There are many reasons to consume green tea and moringa, so I thought I would list out the most popular evidence-based ones. Everyone is familiar with green tea but not so much with moringa. Moringa comes from a tree that is often nicknamed the Horseradish Tree because of the sharp flavor. Moringa is known to have many medicinal uses and …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes, DC

Co-owner, Greens First & Creator of EndFlame Nutrition Testing

Vegan Protein Powder: The Best Choice for Patients?

Getting enough protein is crucial for our patient’s overall health. It helps their body repair cells and make new ones, and it’s particularly important for growth and development in children, teens, and patients who are pregnant.  What Is Vegan Protein Powder? There are dozens of different types of protein that can end up in protein powder. Powders typically consist of …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes, DC

Co-owner, Greens First & Creator of EndFlame Nutrition Testing

Free Webinar: Nutritional Support for Intervertebral Discs and DDD Patients

  Join Greens First®’s Dr. Don Hayes, DC and MeyerDC’s Matt Kraft on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. EST for a FREE 1-hour Zoom webinar, Nutritional Support for the Intervertebral Discs and Patients with Degenerative Disc Disease.* Overview During this seminar, we’ll discuss: Exciting new research revealing the strong connection between Omega-3 and the Health of Intervertebral Discs* …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Greens First Relief A Natural Cox-2 Inhibitor for Joint Health

Early in my chiropractic career, I had a number of patients, who saw me for neck and back pain, list on their intake form that they had seen their physician for the same problem, and as part of their examination also discovered they had stomach bleeding. I thought, was this a coincidence or was there a connection between their back …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes, DC

Co-owner, Greens First & Creator of EndFlame Nutrition Testing

Help Your Patients Take a Load Off Their Joints & Walk with Ease + Free Webinar!

Conditions involving joint pain, stiffness, swelling, and discomfort, such as arthritis, often pose a challenge for healthcare professionals in recommending a routine physical activity program due to the ongoing pain, fatigue, changes in functional abilities, and also mood disturbances often experienced by these patients. Yet, research clearly shows that physical activity, particularly aerobic exercise, such as Urban Poling, may enhance …

If You’re Going to Suggest One New Year, New Food Resolution in 2022 to Patients, Make It This One!

There’s a good chance your patients are thinking of ways to live healthier in the new year. Whether they want to reduce joint pain and inflammation, drop 10 pounds, or have more energy, I have a simple resolution that you can offer them that will provide their biggest bang for the buck. A Simple Resolution If you could share a …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes, DC

Co-owner, Greens First & Creator of EndFlame Nutrition Testing

Supporting the Healing of Sprains, Strains, and Soft Tissue

Beyond the Manipulation Repetitive use injuries and strains often cause tendon and ligament damage resulting in pain and debilitation. They can also cause significant misuse by forcing muscle compensation from adjacent groups. Sprains, strains, and tendonitis happen with increasing frequency as we age.  Let’s explore the myriad of reasons for this.  The Significance of Collagen Since bodies are primarily made …

Steve Frank

Master Herbalist

The Importance of Digestive Rehabilitation

An Unhealthy Gut The digestive system is responsible for providing every nutrient that the body needs in order to maintain health and grow. Every nutrient. Yet, it is often the last place that we look when treating disease. Destructive bacteria and fungus consume the protective mucus layer and expose the microvilli directly to food. This produces a huge immune response …

Steve Frank

Master Herbalist