Saira Gillani

Saira Gillani
Saira Gillani About the Author:
Saira Gillani, ND is the Senior Director of Operations and Naturopathic Medicine at Advanta Total Health. She is Double Board Certified as a Traditional Naturopath and in Nutritional Wellness from ANCB. Her goal is to educate patients to take charge of their health. Her expertise include Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Weight Management, and Rheumatic Conditions. She specializes in allergy and nutritional testing and offers many medical tests for food and substance sensitivities, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, etc.
Visit www.drsairand.com to learn more or call 770-955-2225.

 

 

Teen Brains Need Real Food

Teen Brains Need Real Food

As most of you have heard, what you put into your body affects our bodies in many ways. How we look, how much energy we have, even how we smell. So, what does the food you eat have to do with how your brain functions? It matters a lot! Especially for teenagers. Teen brains need real food! When we’re stressed …

Be Naturally Stress Free for Your Big Day

By Saira Gillani, ND Your wedding is a once in a lifetime event where you want everything to be perfect. The stress from planning your wedding could make this the hardest thing you have ever done!  Don’t fret, these tips will help keep you stress-free before and during your wedding naturally. As you plan for your big day: MEDITATE Stressful …

Ask the Doctor Jan 2016

    Author by Saira Gillani, ND What are some good vitamins for anxiety and depression? Alpha Lipoic Acid – This nutrient protects against theneuronal injury that occurs in the presence of toxic proteins found in brain tissue of Alzheimer’s patients. Research clearly indicates that lipoic acid is a potentneuroprotective antioxidant which strengthens memory and stimulates nerve growth. B Vitamins …

Ask the Doctor

  Author by Saira Gillani, ND Submit your health, nutrition, and diet questions to info@deshvidesh.com   What are the Top 3 Allergies in Georgia and what can I do to prepare myself for Allergy Season? The top 3 fall allergies in Georgia are Ragweed, Outdoor Molds, and Goldenrod. Ragweed grows abundantly throughout the South, North, and Midwest, and its lightweight …

Natural Remedies for a Healthy Heart By: Saira Gillani, ND

Author by Saira Gillani, ND Did you know that more than 41 million women in America have heart disease? And the most interesting thing is that more women than men will die from it. In fact, it’s the leading cause of death in women today. But by following these 10 healthy steps, you can avoid a heart attack by 92%. …

Resistant Starches: How Eating Carbs Can Help you Slim Down

  Don’t get me wrong, as a Naturopathic Doctor, I was taught that all carbohydrates should be avoided at all costs. However, new studies suggest that Resistant Starches are the New Power Fiber! Although this may be the first time you’ve heard of the phrase resistant starches, it is very likely to have been part of your diet for most …

Diabetes: Leading Cause of Mortality in South Asian Community

Author by Saira Gillani, ND What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that occurs when a person’s body doesn’t make enough of the hormone insulin or can’t use insulin properly. There are 2 types of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes occurs when your body’s pancreas doesn’t produce any insulin. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the pancreas either doesn’t produce enough insulin …

How to Lose Weight the right way for your Wedding

How to Lose Weight the right way for your Wedding By: Saira Gillani, ND

Author by Saira Gillani, ND For some brides and grooms to be, getting in shape for the big day is an important part of wedding planning. Your weight is a balancing act, but the equation is simple. If you eat more calories than you burn, you will gain weight. And if you eat fewer calories than you burn, you will …

Why Is a Healthy Weight Important?

Why Is a Healthy Weight Important? – Saira Gillani, ND

Author by Saira Gillani, ND In the United States, it is estimated that diabetes can be up to six times more common in South Asian communities. This in turn can lead to a number of serious health problems, including coronary heart disease, kidney disease and eye problems. These health issues can affect anyone. However, a few healthy changes to diet …

Anti Cancer Diet

Anti Cancer Diet – Saira Gillani ND, CTN, MBA Natural Health Atlanta

Author by Saira Gillani, ND Whether you have a history of cancer in your family, or are currently battling the disease, lifestyle factors, including your diet, can make an enormous difference in helping you fight off cancer. Some foods actually increase your risk of cancer, while others support your body and strengthen your immune system. By making smart food choices, …

Reduce Sickness with Indian Herbs

Reduce Sickness with Indian Herbs By Saira Gillani ND Natural Health Atlanta

Author by Saira Gillani, ND Did you know that Indian herbs have many great health benefits? The ancient practice of Ayurvedic medicine promotes a healthy diet. Foods rich in spices are traditionally used for health and flavor. Ayurveda promotes providing the six tastes: astringent, pungent, bitter, sour, salty, and sweet in meals for health benefits. Here are the top five …