About: Dr Shel

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What is BPA and What is it Doing to My Body?

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a xenoestrogen, meaning “foreign estrogen”. This is a chemical exhibiting estrogen-like properties, and can affect your body likewise. BPA has been tested as an artificial estrogen as early as the 1930s. Diethylstilbestrol (DES), a similar compound, was used as a synthetic estrogen drug in women and animals until it was banned… Read More »


Understanding Your Food Labels

Understanding Your Food Labels

In the United States, there are different certifying food labels that could be on one of your pantry items right now. But what do each of these mean? There are certain standards set in place by third-party agencies to check your food for unwanted processing. Not all of these labels are cut from the same… Read More »


Beyond Skin Deep: A Clinical Guide to the Science of Beauty

I’m excited to share with all of you my comprehensive wellness approach on how to address nutritional, metabolic and lifestyle factors. We are going to discuss a comprehensive approach to beauty. What are the underlying physiological factors affecting healthy aging, complexion, hair and overall skin health? I’m going to show you new but well tested… Read More »


How Gratitude Improves Your Health!

Did you know… recent studies have shown that showing gratitude throughout your daily life is actually good for your total health.  This means that it’s CRUCIAL to practice gratitude. And not only throughout the holidays but in each and every day of our lives. Studies have shown that a positive attitude and grateful spirit can… Read More »


Celebrate Thanksgiving with These 3 Paleo Recipes!

Happy Thanksgiving week! It’s the time of year for gratitude and appreciating all those important in your life. Staying on track with good food choices can be a challenge around the holidays. Here are some healthy but delicious traditional Thanksgiving recipes sure to be a hit at this year’s celebration. Best Paleo Stuffing Ingredients 2… Read More »


3 Things You May Not Know About Menopause

Menopause is something that affects all women, and begins typically around age 50. A woman’s ovaries stop releasing eggs and her menstrual cycle stops. In the time leading up to menopause, often referred to as perimenopause, a woman may experience many different changes in her life: her hormones and period frequency may begin to change… Read More »


Reduce Chronic Inflammation with These Supplements

Chronic Inflammation is something that everyone should be concerned about but could be reduced with supplements. We live in a toxic world and are exposed to all kinds of substances, even in our food and water, that can raise our inflammation to dangerous levels. Inflammation can be a contributing factor in most diseases and health… Read More »



Functional Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach to ALS

Description: Guest Speaker, Dr. Shelena Lalji, MD., F.A.C.O.G. is founder of the Lalji ALS Foundation and dedicated to providing functional medicine approach to people with ALS. Dr. Shelena Lalji is a board-certified OB/GYN and a functional medicine expert who has been treating patients in the Greater Houston area for more than 20 years. She has… Read More »


5 Top Health Concerns for Men over 50

Maybe you’re a man searching for answers to some of your most frustrating symptoms. Perhaps you’re a woman looking to help improve the health of your husband, father or brother. Either way, there are some very common health concerns that nearly every man will face throughout their lifetime. Discover the underlying causes of these health… Read More »


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