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Recommended Reading & Services

Recommended Services


Home delivery of fresh, 100% certified organic produce and groceries.
Happily delivering throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

The Dorm Doc First Aid Kit ($49.50)
125-piece first aid kit designed by a pharmacist especially for college students with 60% FDA-approved
over the counter medications and 40% first aid supplies, including a user friendly, color-coded
instruction page. A must-have for college students, or anyone! Click here to order.

VIDA Integrative Medicine Book/CD/Video List

Some of my favorite books and CDs on my bedside table:

Dr. Carolyn George (yes, I am a little biased 🙂 )

The Dorm Doctor: College Handbook for Health

Dr. Brian Mowll “The Diabetes Coach”
        Learn to master and reverse Type 2 Diabetes when you download “The Blood Sugar Manifesto” for free

Christopher D. Cook

Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis

Michael Gershon

THE SECOND BRAIN: The Scientific Basis of Gut Instinct and a Groundbreaking New Understanding of Stomach and Bowel Disorders

Mark Hyman

The Blood Sugar Solution: The UltraHealthy Program for Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Feeling Great Now!

The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet: Activate Your Body’s Natural Ability to Burn Fat and Lose Weight Fast

Susan Blum, Michele Bender

The Immune System Recovery Plan: A Doctor’s 4-Step Program to Treat Autoimmune Disease

Michael Pollan

In Defense of Food:An Eater’s Manifesto

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual

Jon Kabot Zinn

Full Catastrophe living: how to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation.

The Mind’s Own Physician: A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the Healing Power of Meditation, co-authored with Richard Davidson

CD- Guided Mindfulness Meditation Series 1, 2, 3

Video-Sample of guided meditation from Youtube:

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting, with Myla Kabat-Zinn

Saki Santorelli

Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine

Swami Saradananda

The Power of Breath: The Art of Breathing Well for Harmony, Happiness, and Health

Susan L. Smalley and Diana Winston

Fully Present, The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness