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Organic or Conventional – Why the Choice Matters

How important is it to buy and eat organic food? If given the choice (and if it’s affordable), then I always recommend eating organic. Here’s why: 1. Conventionally grown produce (much of which is genetically modified, or GMO) can be subjected to the chemical herbicide glyphosate (Roundup). In fact, GMO foods are specifically designed to tolerate […]


Hot Topics and New Treatments in Cosmetic Medicine

I’m writing you from my hotel room in New York City, where I’m attending the annual meeting for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. This is the meeting where plastic surgeons gather from around the country and the world to learn new techniques and get the latest scoop on exciting things to come. Thought […]


The 2018 Dirty Dozen – Buy These Organic If You Can

Have you heard of the Dirty Dozen? Every year since 2004, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) – a non-profit, non-partisan environmental organization – ranks the worst foods in regards to pesticide contamination. These are foods which you should consider purchasing organic instead of conventional. This year, for the third year in a row, strawberries topped the list […]


Swap your beauty products with these natural alternatives

Everyday we expose ourselves to potentially dangerous substances in our beauty products. Here are three options to get the results you want without potentially harmful chemicals and medicines: 1. Replace your sleeping pills with essential oils – Nearly 9 million American adults use prescription sleep aids, often highly addictive pills like benzodiazepines. Essential oils are […]


Is your doctor on board?

Did you know that 70 percent of Americans believe in the positive effects of complimentary and alternative medicine? But unfortunately, less than 50 percent of doctors discuss alternative therapies with their patients. What about your doctor? Here are some reasons why your doctor should embrace holistic health care: Alternative practitioners can take the time to […]


Holistic Cellulite Solutions

Cellulite is a problem that plagues the vast majority of women and quite a few men. Surveys reveal that nearly 90 percent of women and 10 percent of men have cellulite. So what exactly is cellulite? Put simply, cellulite is a combination of dimpling, loose skin, and swollen fat pockets that most commonly occur on […]


What Is Your Body Trying To Tell You?

One of my physician colleagues calls the skin our “Magic Mirror.” The largest organ of our body, it often gives us clues to underlying medical conditions even before they arise. In this email, I’d like to inform you of four clues in your skin that may be a sign that your body is trying to […]


Five “Healthy” Foods That Are Surprisingly Bad

We all want to eat healthier, right? Unfortunately, sometimes we’re fooled into thinking that the foods we eat are actually good for us when they aren’t. With this in mind, I’ve compiled a list of five “healthy” foods that are surprisingly bad for us! 1. Baked Beans – In general, beans are nutritious. They contain […]