Preventive Medicine

Optimal Health and Wellness Clinic

Do you want a happier, healthier more fulfilling and balanced life? 

  • Plant-Based Diet Prescriptions
  • Cooking Classes
  • Fitness Assessments
  • Exercise prescriptions
  • Effective Stress Management
  • Sleep Management

Your visits may be covered by your health Insurance

To make an appointment, call (404) 857-3580 today!

Optimal Health Cooking Classes

Do you have:

  • Diabetes?
  • High cholesterol?
  • Back or joint pain?
  • High blood pressure?
  • Indigestion?
  • Fatigue?
  • Obesity?

Optimal Health Cooking Classes will empower you with the skills and knowledge to make healthy sustainable lifestyle changes

Healthy Lifestyle Habits

  1. Eat 5 servings of vegetables every day! Choose a variety of local, seasonal vegetables.
  2. Eat 5 servings of fruits a day. Fruits have fiber, vitamins, minerals, and cancer-fighters. Eating fruit does not cause or make diabetes worse.
  3. Eat 2 - 3 servings of legumes/beans every day. They contain protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. People who eat the most beans have the lowest risk of heart attacks strokes, diabetes and cancer.
  4. Eat 2-3 servings of grains such as brown rice, quinoa or whole wheat bread.
  5. Nuts are healthy whole fats. 1 serving is 1/4 cup. Do not eat nuts if weight is a problem!
  6. Drink water, divide your body weigh in ½ then divide that number by 8 to give you a rough idea of how many 8-oz glasses you need every day.
  7. Get enjoyable physical activity for at least 30 minutes a day, walking is inexpensive and effective.
  8. Meditation at least once a day for 20 minutes, this will lower your blood pressure and lead to a more calm and balanced life.
  9. Sleep is crucial, sleep deprivation leads to overeating and increased risk of obesity and accidents. Try to get at least 7 hours every night.
  10. Good relationships are an essential to happiness, make time for friends and family.