• How to RESET your System after the Holidays Food Indulgence

    How to RESET your System after the Holidays Food Indulgence

    It's that time of year again – the-after-the holidays time when some of us ask ourselves: "What was I thinking? Why did it eat that much, drink that much, party that much? The holidays are one of these times when we flood our system with fatty, sugary foods that can lead to digestive issues, low immune function, and plenty of weight gain. In fact,...
  • Gratitude Does Your Health Good!

    Gratitude Does Your Health Good!

    Gratitude has been the foundation of my medical practice and lifestyle for as long as I can remember. It gives the fuel to stay focused, judgment-aware - and curious about who this person sitting in front of me with a medical condition may be.   Gratitude is the "oxygen "that allows me to breathe in more positivity when the world around me at times seems...
  • Intermittent Fasting in the Treatment of Breast Cancer

    Intermittent Fasting in the Treatment of Breast Cancer

    Why are Traditional Oncologists Suddenly More interested in Intermittent Fasting in the Treatment of Breast Cancer? by Edison de Mello, MD, PhD Research has shown that breast cancer is one of at least 13 cancers sensitive to obesity and fat composition. Since fatty tissue promotes breast cancer's development and growth, weight-loss strategies, such as intermittent fasting or IF, can help lower fat and promote a...
  • Do you experience fatigue and digestive problems?

    Do you experience fatigue and digestive problems?

    The Connection Between Gut Health and Energy Levels Your gut health influences much more in your life than just your digestion. It’s connected to your immune system, metabolic function, and mental health.   Get ready to discover the secrets to increasing and sustaining your energy levels NATURALLY.   Whether you’re a professional athlete, weekend warrior, busy professional or a parent on the go, knowing...
  • Eating Standing Up Versus Sitting Down

    Eating Standing Up Versus Sitting Down

    by Dr. Edison de Mello While the concept of buffet eating while standing at parties can be fun and allow for more interaction, similarly to how drinking water while standing is not good for your kidneys, eating while standing is dangerous for the digestive system and the body.  Most of us eat while standing upright from time to time, especially when we're crunched for...
  • Alcohol, Hormones, and Metabolic Health

    Alcohol, Hormones, and Metabolic Health

      Alcohol is probably the single most common variable contributing to difficulty losing weight and hormone imbalance. So many of my patients live a clean lifestyle with organic eating, low sugar intake, healthy amounts of exercise, and meditation BUT may also drink 2-3 drinks 3-5x/week. They do not feel as good as they want and many struggle with hormonal imbalances and difficulty losing weight....
  • The gut microbiome as a contributor to the pandemic

    The gut microbiome as a contributor to the pandemic

      Those of us at the forefront of the fight against COVID -19 have suspected since the beginning of the pandemic that "Long COVID" appeared to be linked to Imbalances of Gut bacteria. An impressive array of studies has now proven that the microbiome, which reflects the variety and volume of bacteria in the gut, is indeed implicated in the severity of COVID and immune...
  • Rainbow Inspiration - Why the rainbow diet is so healthy.

    Rainbow Inspiration - Why the rainbow diet is so healthy.

    The more colors we have in our lives, the more balanced we will feel.  I am sure you have heard about the “rainbow diet”. This is a great way to add lots of colors and different nutrients to your bodies every day.  We can use colors to activate the 7 main chakras as we allow our body systems to move, get energized and balance...
  • Green Powders: Why use them?

    Green Powders: Why use them?

    by Dr. Edison de Mello We all know that that the more greens we eat, the less likely we are to develop chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. However, sadly most Americans do not eat nearly enough nutrient-packed dark-green vegetables – and thus cannot take advantage of their rich health benefits, such as decreasing inflammation, enhancing detoxification, and maintaining an optimal acid-base...
  • Reduce Bloating & Gas

    Reduce Bloating & Gas

    If you are having bloating & gas, you are not alone One of my most significant and rewarding accomplishments as a physician has been to help patients who suffer from bloating to get their lives back, by helping them feel healthy, vital, and sexy again.
  • Causes of Abdominal Bloating

    Causes of Abdominal Bloating

    Fasten your seat belts because you are about to learn more about abdominal bloating, pooping, and farting than you ever would have imagined. Maybe more than you thought you wanted to know. 
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