Nutrition for Super Powered Mind & Body

What’s the best way to eat? Is the optimal diet paleo? Vegan? Keto? Should I count macros? We apply a lot of labels to our eating habits, but none of those labels explain how certain foods support our health.  In these stressful times, often our healthy eating habits fall by the wayside, and we turn [...]

Can Coffee Cause Cancer?

Thanks to a new lawsuit, we have a new controversy about coffee on our hands. The Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT), a non-profit organization, are claiming that coffee sellers expose people to harmful chemicals—specifically Acrylamide. This chemical is created when coffee beans are roasted, and when other foods are fried, baked, or [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:51-05:00By |Categories: Men's Health, Superwoman Wellness, Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Seven Simple Steps to Reduce and Prevent Cancer

How do cancerous tumors travel from one area of the body to another? Researchers are still working on answers to what causes metastases, but science took a step closer to a solution thanks to a study released last week in the journal Nature. A team of researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering [...]

4 Health Changes That Make You a Better Mom

Being a mom is no easy job. In fact, most moms would probably say it’s the toughest job they’ve ever had. All of a sudden, after just nine months, your life is no longer only about you, your partner, your family or your friends—it’s about this little person that you’ve created and brought into this [...]

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 [...]

Summer Smoothie with Apple Cider Vinegar

One of the most important things I stock in my kitchen is apple cider vinegar (ACV). There are endless uses for it, from cleaning your home to helping your gut health! But what health benefits does it really provide? And why is it a sudden sensation? More and more people are integrating ACV into their [...]

Another Angle on Childhood Obesity: Empower the Child

We know the statistics. Childhood obesity has become a national public health challenge, with rates of childhood obesity doubling in the past 30 years. (1) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2010 approximately 1/3 of children were obese or overweight. […]

Dr. Taz weighs in on whether or not obesity is a disease.

Obesity, like alcoholism, depression, and anxiety, is a disease.  There are definite medical patterns: hormone imbalances, neurotransmitter deficiencies and nutritional exhaustion that all contribute to obesity.  Many of my patients that are obese have underlying medical issues that need to be addressed.  I agree that there are behavior patterns that contribute to obesity, but these same behavior [...]

2020-03-06T23:53:00-05:00By |Categories: Hormones, Wellness|Tags: , , |

75% of cancer is caused by diet and environmental factors. Take Dr. Taz’s quiz to determine your toxic load

According to the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 75% of cancer is caused by diet and environmental factors. Take Dr. Taz's quiz to determine your toxic load and find out tips to reduce it. Dr. Taz’s Toxicity Chart: What Is Your Toxic Load And How To Reduce It Are you overwhelmed with all the [...]

2020-03-06T23:51:42-05:00By |Categories: Hormones, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |