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Cracked Winter Skin: 3 Ways to Heal

Even though it has been unseasonably warm here in Atlanta (and many other regions in the country), there have been moments of cold and dry weather, which can wreak havoc on our skin.  My problem areas tend to be my  hands and heels. I used to use lotion, but my skin never healed even after [...]

The World Health Organization Claims Processed Meats to Cause Cancer

Bacon lovers: you may need to sit down for this one. This week, The World Health Organization has officially claimed processed meats, such as hot dogs, sausages, and bacon, to be cancerous. In fact, they were even placed in the same category for cancer risk as tobacco smoking and asbestos. While the International Agency for Research [...]

Subdue the Sugar Spike: a Healthier Halloween

Halloween can be a difficult time to keep track of your little one’s nutrition. Between the school parties, candy bags, and trick-or-treating, the holiday can give any mom a scare when the unwanted sugar spike comes. I love to make sure my kids get their fill-in and that they have an experience just like their [...]

Digestive Health by Dr. Taz

I always stress the importance of digestive health to my patients. After many years of belly trouble and digestive woes, I learned to abide by a gluten free diet in order to keep my digestion regular and healthy. Tune in here to my interview with Dr. Jennifer Caudle, as we discuss all things digestive wellness, [...]

Anxiety Busters: Say Goodbye to Your Anxious Self

Anxiety: it happens to the best of us. But no matter how common tense nerves can be, anxiety can be crippling. The physical symptoms, the circling thoughts, the lack of sleep--its enough to affect even the tiniest of everyday routine tasks. Before you consider an Rx to ease nerves, try out these anxiety busters I [...]

Kitchen Cures: Foods for Thyroid Function

The thyroid seems to have a snowball effect on almost everything—sluggishness, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss, and even down to your quality of life. Everyday I see patients who suffer from a thyroid illness. Whether it is Hashimotos Disease or simply a sluggish thyroid, if your levels are off, you’re off. Thyroid disease encompasses 12% [...]

Back to School Time and The 5 Kids You Need to Know

With almost 50 million children headed back to school, the start of another school year can be anxiety ridden for both adults and children. Once the backpacks are bought and school supplies packed (along with new shoes, clothes and more), the reality of a new teacher, a new classroom and new peers sets in. As [...]