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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

3 Simple Tips for a Healthy Labor Day BBQ (and a recipe for delicious Broccoli Slaw!)

3 Simple Tips for a Healthy Labor Day BBQ

Dr. Doni Wilson, naturopathic doctor and health expert, offers some practical advice for enjoying summer cookouts without the foods that cause health issues. Going to a BBQ or cookout this weekend, but nervous that you won’t have anything to eat? Once you discover that you feel better without some of the foods that you commonly find at a BBQ—wheat/gluten, dairy, eggs, and sugar—you’ll want solutions to keep you well, without giving up any of the summer fun. I have some tips for you! Bring food you know you can eat… Read the rest

Carbohydrates, Blood Sugar, and Your Health

Carbohydrates, Blood Sugar, and Your Health

Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains why an imbalanced carbohydrate metabolism means awareness of blood sugar levels is important for all – not just diabetics. Those of who read my blog frequently know that I talk about three problem networks: adrenal distress, leaky gut and imbalanced carbohydrate metabolism. Today I’m going to be going to focus on the third. Did you know that even when your blood sugar levels are within normal range, they could have an effect on your health?   It is not often known that… Read the rest

5 Clues That Leaky Gut May Be at the Root of Your Health Issues

5 Clues That You Might Have Leaky Gut

Dr. Doni explains how leaky gut is extensively researched yet under-diagnosed—and could be the underlying cause of any number of chronic health problems. Considering that chronic diseases such as diabetes, autoimmunity, and liver failure, as well as common symptoms, like eczema, anxiety, fatigue, weight gain, bloating, and muscle/joint pain, can all be caused by leaky gut syndrome (otherwise known as LGS or intestinal permeability), it is imperative that you determine whether it may be occurring in your body. Leaky gut is not well recognized by most practitioners, and is not… Read the rest

Treating Adrenal Distress: How to Take Action

Treating Adrenal Distress: How to Take Action

Adrenal distress can be the underlying cause of a whole host of health issues. Dr. Doni explains how to start the healing process once you’ve been tested for it. In my last post, Uncovering Adrenal Distress: How to Test for It, we discussed the simple tests that we can do to assess your cortisol and adrenaline levels—and how to tell whether or not adrenal distress has affected your four core systems. Today, I’d like to cover how to read the results of your testing, and what you can do about it… 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.