Our Health Advisors and Bloggers:

Tim Cleland

Tim Cleland

Tim Cleland, President of Indiana Botanic Gardens, Inc. is a leading authority on natural health remedies and great-grandson of founder Joseph Meyer. Having grown up in the herbal industry, Tim has an innate passion and devotion to health and nutrition that serves as an inspiration to his family and employees. He’s also an avid reader who keeps up with the most recent nutritional advancements and is committed to bringing all the latest discoveries to his customers. A graduate of Valparaiso University, Tim has led the company since 1980.

Tammy ClelandTammy Cleland

Tammy is the great-granddaughter of Joseph Meyer and has served as Vice President of Indiana Botanic Gardens, Inc. for over 25 years.  A proponent of healthy living, Tammy has seen first-hand how Botanic Choice’s natural remedies have helped customers live a better, more fulfilling life.  She directs all product development initiatives, and is committed to thorough and ongoing research of suppliers and ingredients, making sure they meet the company’s strict requirements. Her extensive cGMP training ensures that only the highest quality products reach her customers.

The Cleland and Meyer families are active in a variety of businesses and charities throughout Northwest Indiana.

Dr. Gary Gendron, D.C., C.C.S.P., C.C.N., D.A.C.B.N., D.C.B.C.N.

Dr. Karen Yale, D.C., C.C.N., D.A.C.B.N., F.I.A.M.A., D.C.B.C.N.

Dr Gendron, Chiropractor

Our health advisors include Dr. Gary Gendron* and Dr. Karen Yale*. Since 1987, Drs. Gendron and Yale have been the Clinical Directors of the Integrated Medical Center in Bonita Springs, Florida. At the clinic, they’ve gained a following of thousands of grateful patients who value their commitment to safe, natural, state-of-the-art therapies. Both doctors are:

  • Chiropractic physicians who graduated from the prestigious Palmer College, the leading and largest chiropractic college in the profession and where chiropractic treatment began
  • Specialists in nutritional health and vitamin therapy
  • Leaders in a new revolution of natural healing
  • Respected experts in their field dedicated to treating the whole person, not just symptoms, by looking at nutrient, diet, exercise and emotional factors
  • Health advocates who advise patients on how they can maintain vibrant health throughout life

Dr Karen Yale, Chiropractor

Advanced Degrees and Specialized Training

Both Drs. Gendron and Yale have undergone years of specialized training and hold numerous degrees and credentials including:

D.C. – Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine
C.C.S.P. – Certified Clinical Sports Physician
C.C.N. – Certified Clinical Nutritionist
D.A.C.B.N. – Diplomate Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition

D.A.A.A.M. Diplomate in American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

In addition to the above, Dr Yale also holds the title of F.I.A.M.A., Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.