3 Holiday Detox Methods That Actually Work

This is the time of year we’re preparing for unavoidable overindulgence. The imminent wave of food, drink, late nights, and plenty of sweets. This joyous time can be the highlight of the year, and serves to bring us closer to each other. But, all that indulgence can leave us feeling sluggish, bloated, and a [...]

Holidays Got You Feeling Stressed? Here’s What to Do

It’s so easy to get frazzled during the holidays. Gifts, parties, outfits, in-laws -- it can be challenging to manage your stress and energy with so much going on, especially because stress tends to sneak up on you if you don’t keep an eye on it. Many people don’t realize that the more stressed [...]

Finding Sanity in the Holiday Rush (8 Practical Tips)

We’re shopping, decorating, entertaining family and friends… all the while maintaining our normal day-to-day routine. The holidays are a beautiful and meaningful time of year, but if we’re not careful we can end up hanging on to our sanity by a thin tinsel string!Take a deep breath. Here are eight practical ways to secure your [...]

Dr. Taz’s Holiday Travel First-Aid Bag

Do you have any holiday travel plans? I love getting away during this time of year for some meaningful time with my family.Since I know that illness and travel discomfort can really put a damper on things, I always pack a holiday travel “first-aid bag” filled with remedies for common ailments. Today I’m sharing the [...]

A Simple Gift: Peppermint Epsom Salt Foot Soak

“Magnesium-rich soaking salts laced with invigorating peppermint oil to refresh my aching feet? Yes, please!” says everyone on your shopping list.This simple, therapeutic gift takes only minutes to prepare. We used Dr. Teal’s Peppermint Epsom Salt Foot Soak which contains added baking soda to soften up dry, rough skin on the feet.For aesthetics, we mixed [...]

Top 3 Holiday Health Traps and How to Avoid Them

Today we are looking at ways to avoid the top three holiday traps – endless grazing, the sugar extravaganza, and dropping your exercise routine. Sound restrictive? So is being chained to the buffet table.Set a few good habits now, then relax and have a blast. You’ll thank yourself later. […]

Dr. Taz MD’s Latest HuffPo Piece: Sugar Rules

Sweetener Swap and Sugar Rules: Can We De-Sugar Our Holidays? It is our sweetest season and most exciting time of the year. Halloween ushers in the parties, treats, desserts and of course sugar. We all enjoy the festivities of the season, but watching and counting the sugar grams prevents excess holiday pounds and helps fight [...]

Freezing Out Colds and Flu This Winter: The P’s and Q’s of Boosting Your Immune System

It has arrived. The sneezing, coughing, fever-ridden season has officially begun. Affecting children and adults, winter viruses often don’t discriminate based on age, race or gender. Many of my patients want to know what they can do to stay healthy this winter and enjoy the approaching holiday season. […]