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Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Leeches for health? Dr. Chaudhary reveals Ayurvedic leech therapy’s profound benefits for physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health.

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Healthy Directions Staff Editor

Healthy Directions Staff Editor

The interactions between vitamin D3 and K2 in calcium regulatory mechanisms have been shown to have benefits for bone, metabolic, and cardiovascular health.

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Healthy Directions Staff Editor

Healthy Directions Staff Editor

End your day right with proper vitamins. There are a few things you should know that can help make sure your vitamins do not disturb your sleep.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

If you’re finding it tough to focus, you’re not alone. Drs. Drew and Briana Sinatra share how to keep your brain sharp, so you feel more relaxed and get more done.

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Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Pickleball is quick and easy to learn, and great exercise. Dr. Pergolizzi shares how to get started and avoid risk of injury.

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Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

As with any sport, it is possible to get hurt playing pickleball. Dr. Pergolizzi discusses how to prevent and treat the most common pickleball injuries.

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Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi

Pickleball can be a great way for people of all ages to get exercise and social interaction. Dr. Pergolizzi talks about the benefits and how to get started with pickleball.

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Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Chaudhary discusses how Ayurveda offers us a personalized approach to achieving overall well-being and balanced living through diet, lifestyle, and natural remedies.

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How to Keep Your Liver Healthy

09/20/2023 | 6 min. read

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Nearly 1 in 3 people have liver disease but most don’t know it. Dr. Drew Sinatra discusses the liver’s vital functions and natural therapies for liver health.

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Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Chaudhary reveals how this Ayurvedic therapy is designed to detoxify and cleanse the body and mind, restoring balance for a profound shift in health and well-being.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra discusses how turmeric can improve digestion and reduce symptoms of IBS.

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Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Chaudhary discusses Ayurvedic pulse diagnosis, an ancient system of health assessment that uses the pulse to determine the body's imbalances.

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Soy: Health Concerns and Benefits

07/11/2023 | 5 min. read

Dr. Briana Sinatra

Dr. Briana Sinatra

Is soy good for you? Is it harmful? Opinions are all over the map! Dr. Briana Sinatra offers a naturopathic doctor’s take on the pros and cons of soy.

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Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Chaudhary discusses oil pulling, a traditional Ayurvedic practice that involves swishing oil in the mouth to remove bacteria and promote oral hygiene.

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Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary discusses Dinacharya, a daily self-care routine rooted in Ayurveda that promotes holistic well-being by incorporating various practices such as waking up early, tongue scraping, oil pulling, and mediation.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this special presentation of Be HEALTHistic, naturopathic physician Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes his Healthy Directions colleague, internist Dr. Ken Redcross, to discuss one of the body’s most important yet neglected organs — the liver. The liver has a lot to do in our bodies and it's important to keep it healthy — but the poor quality of the American diet and a rise in fatty liver disease has the liver working overtime. Today, the doctors discuss this vital organ and provide tips for keeping it in optimal shape.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this special episode of Be HEALTHistic, naturopathic physician Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes internist Dr. Ken Redcross to discuss the impact that blood sugar can have on our heart health, and how this relationship is integral to our overall health and well-being. First, the doctors discuss how almost 12% of the population has Type 2 diabetes, and they share the red flags that signal blood sugar issues. The doctors talk about the role of insulin in the body, the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, how the American diet is fueling obesity, hypertension and blood sugar issues, and how metabolic syndrome is often the result of this tangle of conditions. Next, the doctors dive into the differences in the diet and lifestyle in America vs. Europe, and why the Mediterranean diet is so healthy, particularly for cardiovascular health and blood sugar control. They talk about the importance of movement, and how continuous glucose monitors can help patients track blood sugar, but at a cost. From there, they touch upon the importance of AMPK and talk about fasting. Finally, the doctors discuss berberine, a natural solution for the management of blood sugar that is comparable with Metformin, an anti-diabetic drug. They also share some other supplements that support healthy blood sugar and discuss why vitamin D is an important nutrient to be getting enough of. Don’t miss this super-informative and engaging episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this special episode of Be HEALTHistic, naturopathic physician Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes integrative neurologist and Ayurvedic practitioner, Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary, to discuss detoxification, a practice that has been followed by cultures worldwide for centuries that involves resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. Its primary goal is to remove and eliminate toxins while providing the body with essential nutrients. The doctors explain that no matter how “clean living” you are, we’re all exposed to hundreds of chemicals and toxins each day, which is why detoxification needs to be a part of daily life, not just something we do occasionally. The doctors share their advice and practical tips for supporting our body’s natural detoxification processes and how to lower the amount of toxins we take in. Don’t miss this informative episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary

In this special presentation of Be HEALTHistic, join integrative neurologist and Ayurvedic practitioner, Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary, and naturopathic physician, Dr. Briana Sinatra, as they embark on a profound exploration of women's health, with a specific focus on working moms. Unveiling the challenges faced by women who often prioritize others while neglecting their own needs, the doctors discuss the toll this lifestyle takes on their physical, mental and emotional well-being, as well as its impact on relationships. They also highlight the need for self-care and self-love to stay healthy, balanced and vital. Self-care is not a selfish act, but necessary for a woman's health and well-being.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this special presentation of Be HEALTHistic, Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes integrative neurologist and Ayurvedic practitioner, Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary, to discuss the importance of the gut-brain connection and how this relationship is integral to our health and well-being. Modern medicine is finally recognizing what Ayurveda has known for centuries…the importance of supporting the gut-brain connection when it comes to managing your health. First, the doctors give some examples of the gut-brain connection, and how they each discovered the power of the gut-brain axis. They talk about leaky gut and it’s link to leaky brain, discuss how probiotics can have a positive impact on mental health, and how psychobiotics are designed to support brain health. Next, the doctors dig into the science of the gut-brain connection, and how to take control of your biochemistry and create a healthier gut microbiome. Knowing the science of the gut-brain axis gives us the ability to have say in the way we think and feel, and Dr. Drew also explains how fecal microbial transplants (FMTs) come into play. The doctors then discuss the importance of creating a diverse microbiome and building up immunity by “living dirty,” and Dr. Kulreet gives her top tips for addressing food addictions, as well as the Ayurvedic herbs she recommends. And finally, both doctors give some actionable takeaways about this important topic. Don’t miss this informative episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Drew and Briana Sinatra welcome chiropractor, public health researcher, aromatherapist, podcast host, and author, Dr. Eric Zielinski — also known as Dr. Z. He wrote the bestselling primer on using essential oils for general health and today, we focus on his latest book, The Essential Oils Apothecary, which has more than 100 formulations to help with symptoms of many chronic conditions. First, Dr. Z talks about his background as a researcher and how he discovered the power of essential oils to heal. He explains what essential oils are, how they need to be manufactured for medicinal use, and why dilution is important. Dr. Z discusses how essential oils can be an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, and how they can replace the toxic chemicals found in many household cleaners. Next, he talks about ingestion (or oral dosing) of essential oils and the latest safety information, as well as the more traditional uses for EOs, such as aromatherapy and topical application. Drs. Drew and Briana ask Dr. Z about purity standards, and how to find the most high-quality oils. Finally, Dr. Z provides tips for getting started with essential oils, and shares some of his favorite “recipe” combinations for the whole family. Don’t miss this essential episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes Dr. Scott Eberle, a rites-of-passage guide and hospice physician who recently led Drew on a “wilderness fast.” Today, we explore how to adapt to constant change, how to navigate the global rites of passage that we are all experiencing, and how setting intentions and connecting with nature can provide clarity in these uncertain times.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s Be HEALTHistic, Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes back integrative neurologist, Ayurvedic practitioner and author, Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary, to share her overview of Ayurvedic medicine.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Stephen and Drew Sinatra welcome back preventive medicine and public health specialist, Dr. David Katz, to discuss the latest news about the coronavirus and his “Fight It with Fitness” initiative.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s Be HEALTHistic Video Extra, Dr. Drew Sinatra welcomes registered dietitian and hydroponic gardening pro, Suzanne Amoruso, to discuss this trendy type of gardening that is growing in popularity. Dr. Drew asks Suzanne all about hydroponic gardening, which allows city-dwellers and those without outdoor space for a traditional garden to grow produce and herbs — with no soil, and year-round! From the tower garden equipment you’ll need to get started, to the types of plants you can grow, to helpful tips for yielding a big bounty, Dr. Drew finds out all you need to know about hydroponic gardening in this informative Wellness Wisdom video segment.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Steve and Drew Sinatra welcome another father-son doctor duo, Dr. David Perlmutter and Dr. Austin Perlmutter, co-authors of Brain Wash. They explain how their new book is key to rewiring the brain for better decision-making, and cultivating a more healthy, vibrant life in the modern world.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Steve and Drew Sinatra welcome cardiologist, internist and homeopathic medical doctor Dr. Lee Cowden. The doctors cover all the information you should know about Lyme disease and the best natural ways to treat it, and they also discuss Dr. Cowden’s new book, No Doctors Required.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Steve and Drew Sinatra welcome Ashley Koff RD, founder of The Better Nutrition Program, a healthcare company that creates total nutrition assessment tools to help practitioners personalize recommendations for their patients. Today, the doctors talk to Ashley about their shared “food as medicine” approach to health, and why it’s critical that more doctors understand basic nutrition principles.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Steve and Drew Sinatra bring you another installment of their timely Pulse Check series to discuss an aspect of the coronavirus pandemic that is impacting all of us — stress. The doctors share ways you can minimize stress, including adopting a “media diet,” natural solutions for managing anxiety, and using technology in more meaningful ways to stay connected.

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Dr. Briana Sinatra

Dr. Briana Sinatra

In this week’s Be HEALTHistic Video Extra, Dr. Briana Sinatra discusses how menopause can affect a woman’s cognitive health and how many of the most common symptoms actually start in the brain. She explains how menopause can impact sleep — which in turn influences mood, energy, cognition, recall and memory — and provides helpful advice for what women can do to minimize uncomfortable symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia in this informative Wellness Wisdom video segment.

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