Dr. Weil’s Head-To-Toe Wellness Guide – 1 of 9

BRAIN HEALTH To help preserve mental function and protect against age-related cognitive decline including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, implement these healthy lifestyle, nutrition and supplement choices: Lifestyle Get 30 minutes      of physical activity per day. Regular physical exercise,      … Continue reading

According to Dr. Weil – Bedtime Snacking

It’s a myth that eating right before gong to bed is unhealthy or will cause weight gain. There’s nothing wrong with a bedtime snack. Of course, at bedtime it is best to avoid coffee, tea, colas or any other beverage … Continue reading

According to Dr. Weil – Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)? SAD is a form of depression that occurs in the fall and winter months, probably in response to the fewer hours of daylight. Symptoms usually begin in late fall or early winter and go … Continue reading

According to Dr. Weil – Tips for a Healthy Brain

Our brains need new challenges as we age. Workouts for the brain are as important as physical activity is for the body. In my new book, Healthy Aging, I describe various ways to keep the mind agile and boost memory … Continue reading

According to Dr. Weil – Ten Natural Sleep Tips

1. Secrets to Sleeping Soundly There are many reasons why people have a  difficult time staying asleep. The good news is that common problems with sleep  are often easily addressed without the use of medication – there are no guaranteed … Continue reading

According to Dr. Weil – Surprising Route to Creative Thinking

Need some new ideas? Take a hike. Seriously, new research from Stanford University shows that walking increases creative inspiration by about 60 percent compared to coming up with good ideas while sitting. You don’t even have to go outdoors. The … Continue reading

According to Dr. Weil – Organic Gardening

We’re hearing a lot these days about health hazards in our foods – mercury in fish, growth hormones in beef, trans-fatty acids in snacks – so the thought of planting an organic garden at home may be more tempting than … Continue reading

According to Dr. Weil – Four Massage Tips

Massage can be both relaxing and therapeutic, especially for those with back issues, muscle strains or osteoarthritis. Discover which kinds work best. 1. What is Good Massage? Massage can be beneficial for many health conditions. The healing touchof massage can … Continue reading

According to Dr. Weil – Common Stress Triggers

Stress can be linked to both external and internal factors. But the truth is that stress is always fundamentally internal – it is the reaction that we bring to a situation that causes stress, not the situation itself. If you … Continue reading

According to Dr. Weil – Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

If you approach your holiday meals as an exercise in making smart choices and enjoying your food, chances are you will avoid weight gain. Try these healthy eating tips this holiday season. 1. Choose fiber-rich fruits and vegetables for appetizers, … Continue reading