Allergy Prevention: My Strawberry Mocktail

Spring is coming and though many of us are excited for the warm weather, with it comes pollen and allergy season. I tell my patients that the time to start preventing allergies is now. Begin reducing your sugar load to help boost your immune system, get plenty of sleep and of course, spring clean your [...]

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 [...]

Healthier Brownies for Your Sweetheart

Are you on the hunt for the perfect dessert to make for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? I don’t know about you, but I love chocolate in the form of brownies! Unfortunately, many of the brownie recipes out there are full of refined flour and loads of sugar. When I have time, I enjoy playing [...]

  • Oil Pulling: to Pull or Not to Pull

Oil Pulling: to Pull or Not to Pull

Have you heard of oil pulling, but aren’t exactly sure what it is or why you should jump on the trendy bandwagon? Oil pulling has actually been around for thousands of years. It is an ancient Ayurvedic dental technique of swishing oil around in your mouth every morning on an empty stomach for 10 -20 [...]

Up Your Immunity with “Golden Milk”

As the weather changes, it can make us more susceptible to cough, colds, flu and other bugs that get the best of us. One of my favorite go-to spices for combating illness with a strong immune system is turmeric! Due to it’s anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, it has been used since ancient times in [...]