Could Artificial Sweeteners Be to Blame for Weight Gain?

Those seemingly harmless little packets of sugar alternatives promise to provide you with a sweet, satisfying flavor sans the extra calories that natural sugar is guaranteed to tack on. But there’s a giant loophole in this “weight loss” plan: Not only are artificial sweeteners bad for you, plain and simple, (and we’ll get to that [...]

Eat This, Not That This Cinco de Mayo

Who doesn’t love a holiday dedicated to throwing an all-out fiesta with good food and drinks? But, as much as we all love Mexican cuisine, most of the culinary staples are full of fat and sour cream (not to mention tons of fried items), which translates to hundreds of unnecessary calories. It also means countless, [...]

8 DIY Essential Oils for Fall Skin + Hair

As humid days give way to cooler, crisp nights, your hair and skin can be early indicators of a changing season. Oily skin and hair can become noticeably drier, your scalp may be more “flaky” or itchy, and you may even notice that the transition from summer to fall begins with hair loss. Here are [...]

Healthy Summer Basil Rolls

What better time than summer to get healthy and focus on the foods you eat! While it is a great time of year to travel and spend time with family, most of us get caught up in losing our regular nutrition routine, falling away from our healthy habits. Take the time this season to enjoy healthy, clean eating, and use [...]

4 Air Purifying House Plants

Going green is no easy task. With new studies coming out almost daily of toxic chemicals that reside in our home, our cleaning supplies and even our water bottles, it’s no wonder the journey to green living feels like a long and treacherous voyage. Let me help ease the headache of endless research and begin [...]

Dr. Taz MD, Solutions for Living Healthy Naturally: Redefining Healthy in 2014 For Your Whole Family

I know you all have your lists of resolutions, but I invite you all to begin my 10-Day New Year challenge. The New Year is a great time to cultivate new habits and start with a clean slate. For many of us, the weeks of holiday parties and festivities have also meant lots of unhealthy [...]