• 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,...
  • 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...
  • Fasting during Chemotherapy & Other Chronic Illnesses

    Fasting during Chemotherapy & Other Chronic Illnesses

    by Dr. Edison de Mello It Boosts Immunity & It likely minimizes the side effects of chemotherapy, making it more effective. Let's start by describing the difference between calorie restriction (CR) versus intermittent fasting (IF). Calorie restriction involves limiting food consumption, while fasting involves not eating for varying lengths of time. A vast body of research shows that fasting has been used as a...
  • I am Vaccinated and Boosted and Still Got COVID.  How many times can I get re-infected??

    I am Vaccinated and Boosted and Still Got COVID. How many times can I get re-infected??

    by Edison de Mello, MD, PhD I am Vaccinated and Boosted and Still Got COVID. Can I Get re-infected? If so, How many times?  Summer Travel - How do I travel safely These days?  Number one and two, and three: Get fully vaccinated and Boosted!Undoubtedly, it is the first step toward travel safety, and the next BIG step for safety is to continue following all precautionary...
  • Think Before you drink

    Think Before you drink

    With the pandemic appearing to be somewhat under control and the warm summer months quickly approaching, most of us are ready to move on from the necessary safety restrictions. It's likely going to be tempting for folks to go overboard with their alcohol intake. All indications show that there will be more celebratory relief with increased outdoor activities and traveling.  Excessive use of alcohol...
  • Foods & Supplements for Estrogen Detoxification

    Foods & Supplements for Estrogen Detoxification

    Epigenetics and Estrogen – How our Lifestyle Choices Can Affect Our Hormones   Our lifestyle choices can influence how we experience our superpower hormone, estrogen. For us to be and feel hormonally balanced, estrogen cannot be too high or too low.    "Estrogen should be produced and then processed and cleared efficiently from our bodies."     Detoxification, the process of transforming estrogen into metabolites...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Forget about Setting New Year’s Intentions

    Forget about Setting New Year’s Intentions

    By: Bren Boston, MD Talk about setting yourself up for failure. Trying to make a decision about a behavioral change that you will stick with for 12 straight months is nonsense. What research shows is that it takes 3 weeks to form a new habit. So, this year, I encourage you to make separate monthly intentions starting with January 2020. Try it on, feel it...
  • 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,...
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