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The day you became a healthy person

“The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.” Voltaire COVID-19 opened a can of worms. Everyone became an expert. Suddenly you realized most experts in the field were also learning with you. The only problem was you knew...

An Introduction to Right Brain Rescue

Did you know more than 50% of physicians working in the traditional medical system struggle with burnout? And the doctor's community is not alone, these work-life related burnouts are ruthless and rampant in almost every field. Although talking specifically about...

COVID Update: Telemedicine Available

HOLISTIC ICON IS OPEN AND OFFERING TELEMEDICINE – NEW PATIENTS WELCOME! As part of our commitment to continue providing care during this global crisis, we have been closely monitoring the situation and updating our protocol and policies in accordance with the CDC...

Emotional Eating the cause of your anguish?

To listen to this conversation please watch on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EewxjEoGdoM&t=76s or simply listen to this on our podcast. Are you someone who chooses to turn to food if you face stress and anxiety? Does stress eating make you feel better?...

What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

Having Metabolic Syndrome increases the risk of:

Type 2 Diabetes: Insulin resistance if not controlled can lead to a rise in blood sugar level that can cause Type 2 Diabetes
Heart attack or stroke: High cholesterol or blood pressure can cause the formation of plaque in your arteries. Formation of plaques narrows the arteries hence restraining proper blood flow which can lead to a heart attack or stroke, which is a continuum of insulin resistance

Role of Nutrition in Cancer Treatment: In Conversation with Alison Tierney

Yeah that’s a really great question because if your physician tells you or your oncologist tells you that nutrition plays no role if the course of treatment then I would definitely not take that oncologist opinion when it comes to nutrition, not to say that they’re an expert on oncology but not necessarily nutrition and rather find a dietitian board certified in oncology nutrition that emphasizes a plant based diet.