40 Articles by Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.

Your Complete Guide To Postpartum Nutrition

Everything you need to eat in the weeks and months after giving birth.

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...

Everything You Need To Know To Make Great Green Smoothies

Now that the weather is warming up, it's a great time to lighten up, shed those winter clothes, and start drinking green smoothies again!

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
April 23 2014

4 Things You Deserve When It Comes To Your Health Care

As an integrative physician, I've had the privilege of entering a very special relationship with my patients. They courageously walk into my office,...

15 Ways To Improve Your Health In 15 Minutes

It's estimated that Americans use social media for more than an hour a day. That’s quite a chunk of time! If you invested 15 of those minutes to...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
January 26 2014

A Surefire Recipe To Help You Beat The Flu

Flu season is here and it seems that it’s going to be a rough one. Luckily, there are many ways to fight off the flu naturally, and I’d like to share...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
January 21 2014

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

The Best Foods To Help You Eat The Rainbow & Boost Your Energy

Food is energy. Every bite of food that we take is converted into a symphony of chemical substances that can either serve us by promoting and...

Is Your Cellphone Killing You?

Did you know that in 2011 the World Health Organization classified electromagnetic radiation from cellphones as possibly carcinogenic to humans?

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

The Power Of Gratitude In The Face Of Tragedy

When I learned of the carnage and senseless brutality of the bombing at the Boston Marathon, I, like millions of others around the world, had a very...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
April 17 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

Renew And Replenish Yourself With 6 Healthy Changes

Here are six easy things you can do this spring to keep you nourished and prepared for fresh starts in life.

What Story Are You Telling Yourself About Your Family?

A fascinating article came out last week in the New York Times about the power of the family narrative. Turns out that the more we understand and...

Alejandra Carrasco, M.D.
March 27 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?