7 Ways to Change Your Life: Health & Success Through a Wellness Retreat

Have you ever experienced a wellness retreat? An opportunity or chance to really focus on your personal health and well-being?  It sounds indulgent but can be a life-changing strategy in your wellness toolbox. Often, the journey to wellness is confusing and overwhelming. I hear this from patients all the time.  Or, they have the information [...]

Ancient Secrets Hold the Key to Modern Health & Vitality

Ayurveda - The Fountain of Youth In India, 5000 years before modern Western medicine began researching the connection between the mind and body, the oldest and most complex collection of wisdom created health by healing the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of the body. Much more than just a treatment of ailments, Ayurveda translates to [...]

Are Plant-Based Meats Just A Fad? 2020 Health Food Trends You Shouldn’t Ignore

A couple weeks ago on The Rachael Ray Show, I showed you a few 2020 Healthy Food Trends you should either ‘toss’ or ‘try’. We highlighted some of these things, but if you’ve been watching the headlines this New Year, you know a lot has changed with our food. Steer clear of some of these [...]

Stay Safe This Memorial Day Weekend

The official kick-off to summer is just around the corner, everyone’s eager to stow away their winter clothes, break out the beach chairs and sit back, relax and unwind. Memorial Day weekend is about honoring and remembering the service members who sacrificed so much for our country. Many of us will gather together and enjoy [...]

The Tick-Borne Virus to Be on the Lookout for This Summer

I’ve recently been asked about the potentially deadly tick-borne illness that’s rearing its ugly head in certain parts of the country. It’s called the Powassan virus and its transmitted by deer ticks—the same ones, in fact, that carry Lyme disease. Though only around 75 cases of Powassan virus have been reported in the U.S. in [...]

How to Grocery Shop & Avoid Weight Gain

The grocery store can be your best friend or worst enemy. It all depends on where your mind is at when you actually go to the store. If you’re feeling stressed out, overworked, hungry, tired, lethargic, or down on yourself…you are more likely to reach for your favorite comfort foods like cookies, ice cream or [...]

5 Things to Leave Out of Your Grocery Cart

The best thing you can do for you and your family is to be an educated shopper. There are so many products on the shelves that claim to be “healthy,” but, in fact, are not healthy at all. Don’t be fooled by the marketing. Read your labels, and try to stick to your list. We [...]

Prevent Spring Allergies Now

Allergies affect millions of people. In Atlanta, we see people with allergies all year round, but the worst time of year is the spring because of the pollen. The whole city is covered in a blanket of yellow pollen. The common symptoms I see with my patients are watery eyes, trouble breathing, and a pesky [...]

Protein Hacks for Kids- How to Get the Right Amount

Are you worried about whether or not your kids are getting enough protein? You are not alone. This is a very common concern among the parents whose kids come to see me. As parents, we have enough to worry about…are they getting enough sleep? eating too much sugar? should I be giving them dairy? do [...]

Quick Tips to Calm the Mind and Body

Do you feel like the minute the alarm goes off, you are going nonstop until your head hits the pillow? I hear this all the time from my patients, and, believe me, there are days that I feel this way as well while trying to juggle all of the things that are important to me [...]