Posts Tagged ‘ Holistic Health ’

Anti-Aging Foods Perfect for The Season

Colder months can wreak havoc on our skin, causing dryness, flakiness, and fine lines that make us look older than we’d like to admit. Although applying the right natural skin care products can help keep our skin looking fresh, the foods we eat can also have a profound impact on our appearance and the health […]


Safe Alternatives to Dangerous Cosmetic Treatments

There are a number of dangerous cosmetic procedures and treatments today. The good news is that there are safer options! This week I’ve compiled safer alternatives to potentially dangerous cosmetic procedures. 1. Breast augmentation with textured breast implants – Textured breast implants have been associated with a very rare type of cancer of the scar tissue surrounding […]


Fascinating New Options in Holistic Health and Beauty

There are a lot of fascinating and effective new things going on in holistic health and beauty today. Here are some of the most interesting for you to know about! 1. My Breast Friend – This is a new breast self-exam training model that teaches women to find even the smallest palpable lumps in their breasts. Especially […]


Because Your Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste…

I hope you are having a good week! I recently met up with an old friend who’s begun to suffer the effects of memory loss. It was quite concerning. So I thought this week I’d share with you some tips on improving your brain and preventing memory loss. Although dementia is scary, the good news […]


FAT – What you need to know

Are you as sad as I am that summer is over? My kids started school this week, so we’re definitely on the threshold of Autumn! In this post I’d love to share with you the skinny on FAT. Yes, fat in your diet isn’t necessarily bad for you. In fact, certain fats are good for […]



What Do 90% of Women Have, But Only 10% of Men?

It’s still summer, so cellulite is still on the minds of many women (and some men!) With that in mind, I thought I’d write a blog post about how to holistically treat this common issue. Surveys reveal that nearly 90% of women and 10% of men have cellulite. So what exactly is cellulite? Put simply, […]


Stay Away from These Treatments

The newest, most talked-about procedures in plastic surgery aren’t necessarily the best. I’ve been reminded about it lately from several patients who’ve had complications or “near-misses” from other doctors. So here are some of the hottest procedures in cosmetic surgery today… and why you should definitely avoid them. 1. The Lip Lift – There is a trend […]


Nutritional Supplements You Should Be Taking and Why

What nutritional supplements should you take? This is a question I get asked of me all the time. Like most plastic surgeons, I was taught absolutely nothing about nutrition and nutritional supplements in medical school and residency. So I’ve spent the past three years researching, reading peer-reviewed studies, and learning from my holistic health colleagues.  […]


Five Anti-Aging Foods to Try Now

The standard American diet is definitely not the best one for our health and our skin. The chemicals, hormones, antibiotics, and bad fats wreak havoc on collagen, which forms the building blocks of our skin and many of our internal organs. Keeping that in mind, here are some anti-aging foods to consider adding to your […]