HEALTH & WELLNESS MASTERS: DR.ANDREW WEIL, SITS DOWN WITH ALLISON QUISTGARD FOR AN INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE ONE ON ONE.
Allison Quistgard; Executive producer discusses with Andrew Weil MD, the definition of functional and traditional medicine, what western medicine does and doesn’t do well, what one can do to take back their health, the future of “big food” and “big pharma,” childhood immunizations and more…
How To Reverse Most Chronic Diseases: Dr. Dean Ornish, Anne Ornish and Host/ Co-Producer Allison Quistgard
An in-depth conversation with “ lifestyle medicine’s” founding father; Dr. Dean Ornish and his wife Anne talk about their new book UnDo It! They explain that making simple lifestyle changes can reduce the most chronic disease. They lay out a road map of how to get there by following the four pillars as outlined in the book: eat well, move more, stress less and love more.
Marin Magazine – Reinvention
Ten days before the birth of her first son, Allison Quistgard-Scherer woke to discover that half of her face was paralyzed. “I knew what it was, because my cousin had Bell’s palsy before I did,” she says. “It was really a difficult time. We never really realize how much we take our faces, or our looks, for granted.”
Hayes Valley Medical -Interview with Facial Expert
Allison Quistgard, LE is our Marin location Lead Clinical Esthetician and GLOW Expert. As well as a clinical esthetician, she is a wellness editor, freelance writer and blogger (for sprigandglow.com and Marin Magazine) with a passion for beauty, wellness, skin care, and the science behind it all.
“Healthy Skin at Any Age” Television Interview
Healing from the Ground Up: Healthy Skin at Every Age
Everyone tells you to love the skin you’re in, but sometimes it’s hard to figure out the personal intricacies of skincare and what you need to do to get the glowing, beautiful skin you desire! As a medical aesthetician, Allison Scherer has seen it all, from dry and dehydrated skin to oily and pigment. In this television interview, she speaks with host Kathleen Nemetz about how to achieve healthy skin at every age. Whether you have teen acne, are a pregnant mother or are dealing with issues like aging skin or pigment there are certain standbys that ring true at any stage and for any skin type. Allison sheds some light upon the importance of overall wellness as she addresses nutrition, exercise, and sun protection to achieve that inner and outer glow.
Over the course of the interview, Allison and Kathleen discuss the causes of skin problems and how to remedy them through a consistent routine and a skin-healthy diet. Listen in for a brief explanation of the effects of hormonal shifts, the benefits of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory foods, and the simple and effective three-step process to kick-start your daily regimen for healthy skin at any age.
Allison was a contributing expert writer who shared her insight into skin types and anti-aging routines as seen in Chapter fourteen.
Dr Andrew Weil Explains How Integrated Medicine Can Help You Take Back Control of Your Health
Nothing is more important than our health, and with lifestyle-related diseases on the rise, perhaps it’s time to take back control of our wellbeing. Recently I attended a weekend program at 1440 Multiversity in Scotts Valley, CA. Dr. Andrew Weil, the founding father of Integrative Medicine, was the keynote speaker.
Why is Marin one of the healthiest places to live in the state?
Clean air, clean water, overall affluence, a strong community and an ethos of respecting nature all contribute to a healthy, beautiful environment in Marin.
When my colleagues and I first began publishing our research studies 40 years ago showing, for the first time, that heart disease was reversible, there was a lot of controversy since we were challenging the conventional wisdom.
5 Surprising Habits of People Who Age Well
TEN DAYS BEFORE the birth of my first child, I woke up and realized half of my face was paralyzed. The combination of an autoimmune disease with the rigors of pregnancy changed my life completely.
Six Healing Foods with Medicinal Superpowers
My parents used to say “listen to your elders”as if they had some kind of knowledge only their generation understood. But maybe there’s something to that wisdom…
Published Magazine blogs
7 Reasons Why You Should Eat Cherries and Where to Pick them in the Bay Area
Binging on cherries this season? Go for it! These tasty summer treats are packed with vitamins A, B, C and D, potassium, antioxidants, flavonoids, and fiber, all of which have…
Celebrating Chestnuts’ Seasonal Return
It’s that time of year again and a nostalgic one at that. The smell of “chestnuts roasting on an open fire” brings forth such feelings of warmth, traditions and the…
Autumn’s Crown Jewel Returns Once Again
Each autumn we are graced with the return of the pomegranate, the most royal of the fruits. The small ruby red seeds, or arils, are packed with antioxidants that fight…
Winter Squash – An Amazing Superfood
The fall season often connotes visions of Halloween, the changing colors of the leaves and our clocks, but it also brings forth warm feelings of comfort found in traditional fall…
The Best Korean Spas in the Bay Area
You don’t have to fly to Seoul, South Korea to find out why the “Jimjilbangs” or Korean bathhouses might just be the next big thing. Luckily for us there are…
Skin Care Tips For Every Age
Here is an easy guide to skin care at any age and things to consider in an effort to maintain optimal skin health.
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