20 Articles by Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.

Your Complete Guide To Postpartum Nutrition: Healing Foods & More

The time after birth should be observed as a sacred bonding time between mom and baby—and a time for deep care and rest for the new mother.

8 Rules I Live By To Stay Sane With Two Little Kids

As an integrative physician and mom of two children under the age of four, I spend lots of time contemplating and experiencing the juggling act that...

How To Eat For Bright, Beautiful & Clear Skin

We're all taught that acne is something that happens to teenagers, but the truth is that many adults struggle with this, too.

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
September 23 2013

Think It's Expensive To Get Healthy? 10 Free Ways To Optimize Wellness

Buying high-quality food, becoming involved in wellness classes and workshops, and investing in socially responsible products can add up — and it...

The 7 Best Spices For Healing

I think that we often overlook the power that a diet varied in an abundance of spices can provide.

4 Common But Often Undiagnosed Causes Of Fatigue

Did you know that fatigue affects millions of people around the world? There are many reasons for developing fatigue, but these are the top four...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
April 24 2013

8 Foods You Should Always Buy

I know nutrition is a highly individual process, but these 8 foods are pretty amazing and health-promoting.

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
April 11 2013

5 Benefits Of A 10-Minute Meditation Practice

Do you feel stressed? Are you getting worn down by the daily grind? For most of us, our bodies think that we're running away from a tiger all day...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
March 20 2013

10 Foods You Should Never Buy

Ever wonder who the villains are in the grocery store?

Easy Tips To Improve The Air Quality In Your Home

Did you know that people in industrialized countries spend as much as 90% of their time indoors? We work, study, eat, drink, and sleep in enclosed...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
February 27 2013

Why Chewing Your Food Can Change Your Life

Here are some reasons why chewing your food completely can change your quality of life for the better.

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
February 20 2013

8 Things Your Grandparents Did That Could Save Your Life

Our society has largely lost the wisdom of generations past. There is a lot to be learned from our grandparents' and great-grandparents' ways...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
January 23 2013

Fight the Flu With These 4 Herbs

We're in the middle of a very aggressive flu season.

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
January 16 2013

Is Your Man's Diet Stopping You from Getting Pregnant?

Future baby daddies need to prepare their bodies, namely their sperm, for a healthy conception, too!

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
November 14 2012

Why Your Home Should Be a Shoe-Free Zone

In one easy step, you can reduce your risk of injury, infection, and exposure to harmful chemicals.

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
November 7 2012