This article is also seen at Austin Natural Health. That’s right, I am about to completely go against the “Don’t ever skip a meal” theory. By the time you finish reading this article, I hope that you have a solid understanding of therapeutic fasting and all of the healing effect ...read more
The term superfood is becoming quite popular, but what does this word really mean and how does a food make its way into this category? To be labeled a superfood, there really is no scientific methodology. Some go by the nutrient density of the food, while others look at the phyton ...read more
Breaking the cycle of a standard American diet (SAD) can be extremely difficult. Today’s food sources are full of artificial chemicals and other substances that can effect certain neurotransmitters, such as dopamine, in the brain. The quality of vegetable and fruit produce is also de ...read more
Hill Country Fasting Retreat is located in Bandera, Texas, not far from either San Antonio or Austin. The Lodge, as it is known by Dr. White and her family, sits on 1200 acres of rolling hills, with breathtaking panoramic views of the Texas Hill Country. The relaxing Texas country atm ...read more
Therapeutic fasting is an extremely beneficial therapy for the body. During a fast, the body enters a state of healing that is impossible to achieve while eating. In addition to fasting for religious or spiritual reasons, there are many health conditions that can benefit from a therape ...read more
Don’t quite understand all of the fuss over GMOs?? Watch this brief, yet extremely informative video!! Key points: -Buy organic to avoid GMOs -Support companies that are openly anti-Monsanto and anti-GMO foods -Be supportive of GMO labeling so that we know what we are eating! Watch this video for more information! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8qvskYvnH8
Dr. Leslie White grew up in the Texas Hill Country and received a B.S. in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University, where she graduated cum laude. She then went on to receive a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ. She is a licensed and board-certified naturopathic doctor through the […]
*Leslie White, ND is a naturopathic doctor, and the state of Texas does not currently regulate or license naturopathic medicine. Dr. White holds a license to practice naturopathic medicine from the state of Vermont. This site does not provide medical or health care advice, so please consult with your physician regarding any medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.