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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.
The Top Notch Holistic Resource Center was established to assist individuals in finding the latest information about health,
locate top notch holistic practitioners, restaurants, health food stores, retreats, yoga centers, health related
products, and other health resources all in one location.

VIDA Integrative Medicine Recommended Reading

The Environmental Working Group’s website:

Dr. Carolyn George and Meeka Anne
Blast Your Brain Fog Away– an 8-lesson online course full of useful information about how to alleviate your brain fog. I personally guide
you through some effective breathing techniques as well as lots of brain science, challenges and mindfulness exercises.
The course also offers a series of audio presentations which cover a variety of interesting topics.

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. And watch my Facebook Live interview with Dr. Mowll, who is passionate about reversing the rising incidence of diabetes! We discuss:

  • Weight loss and the Ketogenic diet
  • Your brain health and diabetes
  • Prediabetes
  • Stress and diabetes
  • and much more!


Christopher D. Cook
Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis

Taly Cotler
The (Formerly) Stressed Vegan: Ultimate guide to optimal health: Beat Stressed related Diseases naturally
In her book, she shares the story about her healing journey from POTS syndrome, and provides health tips to prevent illness and reach optimal health.

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