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5 Easy Changes to Make Halloween Healthier For Your Family

How to Have a Healthy Halloween

Nutrition and health expert Dr. Doni Wilson explains how simple choices can make a huge difference in your children’s health—even on Halloween! Sugar, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), and artificial sweeteners are strongly associated with weight gain, insulin resistance, diabetes, high cholesterol, fatty liver, as well as IBS (digestive issues), mood and focus issues (ADHD, Alzheimer’s, anxiety), hormone imbalances (PCOS, infertility), and cancer—even in children. If you’d like to learn more, check out my blog post about The Sugar Challenge, which includes a link to the documentary called FED UP…. Read the rest

13 Ways to Boost Your Energy and Prevent Alzheimer’s and Cancer

13 Ways to Boost Your Energy and Prevent Alzheimer’s and Cancer

Health expert Dr. Doni explains how the body produces the energy it needs to keep itself going, and gives some tips on what you can do to help things along. Have you ever wondered how the human body turns the food we eat into the energy that keeps us going? Believe it or not, almost every cell in your body (with the exception of red blood cells) is involved in this gigantic task. Today I’m going to explain how this process works, what can happen if it goes wrong and what… Read the rest

Dr. Doni Quoted in “Energy Times” Magazine

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Dr. Doni is quoted extensively in an article in this month’s Energy Times. The article, written by Lisa James, is entitled, “Your Brain on Gluten,” and it examines a clinical view of the linkage between gluten and a variety of brain dysfunctions. You can find the entire article here on Energy Times, or view/download a PDF of the print version* of the article. If you are a regular reader, you know about my take on gluten and its effects on the body. That’s why I was pleased to discuss this… Read the rest

5 Signs of Oxidative Stress and 7 Ways You Can Stop It

5 Signs of Oxidative Stress and 7 Ways You Can Stop It

As we head into Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Doni highlights one of our best strategies for preventing cancer—preventing oxidative stress. The term “oxidative stress” is mentioned all the time in the realm of science and nutrition, but it is not often clear what it means for your health. In fact research indicates that oxidative stress is an underlying cause of cancer, so understanding and preventing it is a smart strategy for your wellness. Today, I’m going to explain what it is, give you some signs to look out for, and some… Read the rest

Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Cookbooks

Silvana's Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Kitchen

Whether you are getting ready to watch the big game with a group of friends, sitting down to a family meal, or planning a holiday celebration, it can help to have a cookbook to refer to for gluten and dairy free adaptations to delicious recipes. These are the books I turn to when I’m looking for recipe ideas, including a new book by my patient, Silvana Nardone. Silvana’s Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Kitchen By Silvana Nardone Cooking for Isaiah: Gluten-free & Diary-free Recipes for Easy, Delicious Meals By Silvana Nardone Meals… Read the rest

Dr. Doni Quoted in “Elle” Magazine

Elle Magazine

Elle Magazine‘s September 2014 issue includes “A Prescription to Chill” article by Janine Falcon The article, and Dr. Doni’s quote below it, focuses on the body’s response to different stressors. You can check it out in full here.    

The Sugar Challenge: Cut It Out and Change Your Life

The Sugar Challenge - Cut it out and change your life

Sugar, as Dr. Doni explains, is abundant in processed foods and is a major contributor to numerous health issues. She asks: Can YOU eliminate it from YOUR diet? I was a nutrition and pre-med student in the 1990s when the fat-free craze was at its peak. We learned the all too standard mantra that the way to maintain a healthy weight was to balance calories in with calories out. That is, making sure you burn off the same number of calories as you eat. And yet, when I sat down to crunch… Read the rest

Dr. Doni on the “Five To Thrive” show on iHeart Radio

Dr. Doni Wilson's Appearance on the “Five To Thrive” Radio Show

Many of you asked for the link to the recording of the radio show I did last week – Five to Thrive – on The Stress Remedy book. I was excited to be interviewed by my colleague, Dr. Lise Alschuler—and to cover information that hasn’t been covered in other radio shows, including: Is coffee okay? Using herbs/nutrients to support adrenal function The key steps of the Stress Remedy Master Plan Listen to the show here: iHeart Radio Talk: The Stress Remedy Show page (Five to Thrive site) Streaming (via Audio… Read the rest

Are Your Skincare Products Making You Ill?

Are Your Skincare Products Making You Ill?

Wellness expert, Dr. Doni Wilson, explains how your skincare products can affect your health and gives a handy list of terms to look out for on the label. We often think of our skin as being a protective layer that keeps out toxins and other substances that are bad for us. In actuality, it acts more like a filter, keeping some things out but allowing others to permeate through the skin and into the bloodstream. While this means we can apply certain medicines to our skin to effectively address health… Read the rest

4 Tips for Easing Yourself Back to School

Back-to-School Tips

Naturopathic doctor Doni Wilson shares four Back to School tips to help you (and your children) make a smooth transition from summer to studies. It’s the beginning of September and time to go back to school. My daughter, Ella, is starting sixth grade this year and is enormously excited to be at the middle school with more independence. I can see from Facebook posts that many of you are also in back-to-school mode. As exhilarating as it can be, having enjoyed the long summer break, it can also be a bit… Read the rest

DISCLAIMER: Donielle Wilson is NOT a licensed Medical Doctor (MD). She is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in CT and WA states and practices as a health consultant in New York. Any reference to the practice of naturopathic medicine does not apply in New York State. Information on this website is provided for general educational purposes only and is not intended to constitute (i) medical advice or counseling, (ii) the practice of medicine including psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy or the provision of health care diagnosis or treatment, (iii) the creation of a physician patient or clinical relationship, or (iv) an endorsement, recommendation or sponsorship of any third party product or service by the Sponsor or any of the Sponsor's affiliates, agents, employees, consultants or service providers. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your health care provider promptly.