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.”
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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 and Marin Magazine) with a passion for beauty, wellness, skin care, and the science behind it all.
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“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.

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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.

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