• 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. 
  • Women's Health Supplements

    Women's Health Supplements

    By Bren Boston MD I would like to impart some tips on how women can support their health.  Women often wear many hats including taking care of the health of everyone who lives under their roof.  In this feat of daily multitasking, sometimes women prioritize their loved ones’ health over their own. Let us remind ourselves that we deserve to dedicate time and effort to our own...
  • The Magic of Intermittent Fasting

    The Magic of Intermittent Fasting

    Intermittent fasting can promote diversity of gut bacteria, which can lead to positive brain/mood changes and better sugar balancing. But what exactly is intermittent fasting and how does it work to improve gut health? Yes, it is true. Similarly, to many “new ideas” in modern day, intermittent fasting is not new. What is new today being why people chose to do it. In fact, humans have intermittently fasted throughout...
  • Why Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

    Why Should You Be Taking Probiotics?

    As more research is done about the gut-brain connection, and gut health becomes more and more of  a trending topic among health gurus and nutritionists, you may have heard about the benefits of “probiotics.” What are they, exactly, and how can they help you?   Probiotics help keep your body in balance. As you may have known, your gut environment, or microbiome, contains good...
  • Food Freedom

    Food Freedom

      The ultimate goal when it comes to eating and your relationship with food is freedom. Having food freedom means knowing you can eat whatever you want, whenever you want, but nevertheless choosing to eat nutrient dense, wholesome foods that nourish your body and mind.  It means making informed choices based on direct information from your body about how food makes you feel physically,...
  • 5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Indigestion

    5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Indigestion

    By Edison de Mello, MD, PhD   It’s that time of year again – the holiday “eating season.” And, while lots of people think the holidays are the most wonderful time of year, your gut may disagree. This time of the year people flood their system with rich, sugary foods – and that can lead to digestive issues, low immune function, and plenty of weight...
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