12 Articles by Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc

Does Anyone REALLY Need Supplements?

Most of us have taken vitamins for longer than we can remember. We started with chewable versions; later, we graduated to adult multivitamins. Over...

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
December 18 2013

The Surprising Health Benefits Of Going Barefoot

Remember the guy in college who went barefoot everywhere? He may have seemed eccentric, but it turns out he was on to something.

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
April 27 2013

Willpower Won't Help You Eat Better

Many of us have resolved to lose weight or eat better, even though we've failed at these goals in the past. Maybe we had initial success, then a...

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
April 26 2013

Are GMOs Killing You? What Agrobusiness Doesn't Want You To Know

Science fiction has long been captivated with the romance of genetic engineering, but so many of these stories end with the humbling triumph of nature...

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
April 5 2013

Why Music (And Chanting OM) Are Vital To Our Health: An MD Explains

A little more than a year ago, I came across a study about chanting and its impact on the brain. In the study, published in the International Journal...

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
January 23 2013

Avoid a Detox Crisis! Common Snags and How to Dodge Them

As natural health enthusiasts, we all love the idea of total-body cleansing and detox, right?

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
November 14 2012

Why Clean Teeth Can Prevent Cancer

Back when we were children our parents urged us to brush our teeth every day, and for plenty of reasons: Cavities, gum disease, early tooth loss. And...

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
September 19 2012

Why Everyone Should Drink Chai Tea

A powerful blend of tea, herbs and spices, chai has been used for centuries in India to preserve health. The more we learn about it, the more benefits...

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
August 16 2012

Meditation: Good for the Body, Good for the Brain

Meditation has a profound effect on our bodies. This ancient form of deep relaxation provides a moment of repose to recharge ourselves. In return, our...

Dr. Isaac Eliaz
July 27 2012

Why Yoga, Tai Chi, and Qi Gong Aren't Like Other Workouts

Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong—they’re not like other workouts. While a long swim or jog might leave us drained, ancient mind-body practices such as yoga and...

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
July 10 2012

4 Top Ayurvedic Herbs for Balancing Blood Sugar

Ayurveda refers to the traditional health and healing system of India. In Sanskrit, the word Ayurveda consists of the words ayus, meaning "longevity,"...

Isaac Eliaz, M.D., LAc
November 30 2011

Why Stress Management Is So Important for Your Health

Reducing stress in your everyday life is vital for maintaining your overall health, as it can improve your mood, boost immune function, promote...