Category Archives: Nutrition

Is An Alkaline Diet the Key to Health?

You’ve seen the paleo diet, the yeast-free diet and now the ever popular, ketogenic diet. All of these are excellent nutrition plans, and all for different reasons. But one lifestyle that we should all be mindful of is the alkaline diet; an eating plan and lifestyle that keeps your body at a less acidic state,… Read More »


Iodine: Are You Deficient?

Did you know that iodine deficiency effects more than 30 million people in the world? Iodine deficiency has also be classified by the World Health Organization to be the most common, yet preventable, causes of impaired brain development in children. This important trace mineral plays an essential role when it comes to your thyroid hormones,… Read More »


The 4 Best Supplements for Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism affects more than 40% of the human population. That’s nearly half of the world! Many are deeming hypothyroidism to be an epidemic as the incidence of those with this thyroid disorder is increasing year after year. While hypothyroidism may be a common health concern for many, it is all too commonly misdiagnosed, leaving patients… Read More »


The 5 Most Essential Nutrients You Need for Winter

The winter months can really get the best of us. They zap your energy, take a toll on your immune system, cause feelings of stress and sometimes even depression, and can even leave us feeling achy at times. The good news is that much of this can be reversed with proper diet and nutrition. By… Read More »


Healing After Harvey: Feel Good Foods

Pasta, pizza and cookies may seem more appealing than a protein shake, kale or a handful of nuts (especially when you’re stressed), but nine times out of ten you feel tired, bloated and sometimes even sick after eating foods like these that are high in calories, fat, carbohydrates and sugar. We’re all guilty of overindulging… Read More »


Healing After Harvey: B-12 for Chronic Fatigue, Stress & More

If you’re like most Americans, you work hard, you’re raising a family, you have a busy social life and are generally always on the go. You rarely slow down and when you do, it’s not for long. If you’re like most Houstonians, in addition to working hard, raising a family and a busy social life,… Read More »


Dr. Shel’s Beautifully Berry Smoothie

If you’re anything like me, you probably take good care of your skin. You moisturize daily, you enjoy your hydrafacials, you take nutrients that enhance your collagen production and you protect your skin when you’re in the sun. These are all wonderful and healthy habits that will create a lifetime of beautiful skin, but did… Read More »


Dr. Shel’s Superfood Smoothie

This summer has been a HOT one! One of my favorite ways to begin my summer day, or really, any day, is by enjoying a nutrient-rich, protein-packed smoothie. Not only are smoothies quick and easy to make allowing you to enjoy them on-the-run, but when made with the correct ingredients, they offer an incredible amount… Read More »


You. And Your Life. And Your Health…You Are In Charge

Each and every day you make critical decisions that affect your life – about what you will eat, your social options, your exercise schedule and your work. Hopefully, you are able to fit all of these important things into your life with ease – including your family and friends. Taking time to think about your… Read More »


4 Tips for Stronger Nails

4 Tips for Growing Stronger Nails

1. Make These Lifestyle Changes: First thing’s first, though, the false nails have to go ladies. Chemicals and glue that hold false nails on do not support nail growth and can strip away the very protection your nails need in order to truly be healthy. Go for a more rounded shape rather than a square… Read More »


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