The Rockstar Remedy – Book Review

The Rockstar Remedy

The Rockstar Remedy – Book Review

When it comes to your health, do you live like a rock star?

I know what you’re thinking. Chances are, if you’re reading this blog, you are not given to the excesses that you associate with the lifestyles of many celebrity headliners. But in the opening of The Rockstar Remedy – A Rock & Roll Doctor’s Prescription For Living A Long, Healthy Life by Dr. Gabrielle Francis, a quote by Michael Franti caught my eye:

You may be surprised to learn that the rock & roll lifestyle is not that much different than that of a very intense business traveler: living out of airports, taxis, and hotels; dashing from appointment to appointment; working very late; getting up too early; answering emails; taking phone calls; and eating on the run. Sound familiar?

Aside from the two hours onstage performing, the stresses of life on the road may be very similar to those you find in your own life.

So, if you’re interested in improving your health, The Rockstar Remedy may actually be the perfect place for you to start! Whatever your current lifestyle is and no matter what your current health challenges are, The Rockstar Remedy contains ideas to help you make positive changes.

The Rockstar Remedy, as you might gather, is an unusual health book. Dr. Gabrielle Francis makes her living as a doctor to the stars, and this book is filled with quotes and testimonials from celebrity after celebrity on food, health and rock and roll. If you find musicians interesting, you’ll enjoy this book for that reason alone!

But for those of you who are interested in bona fide information on improving your health, The Rockstar Remedy provides ideas for holistically assessing all aspects of your life (mind, body, soul as well as your social system and physical environment) and gives you solid steps to transform your life, no matter where you are starting from!

The Rockstar Remedy is an easy-to-read book that will appeal to those interested in making positive but gradual changes in their lifestyle and to those who enjoy being entertained in the process.

I rate this book 4 out of 5 stars.

Video – A Moment With Dr. Gabrielle Francis And The Rockstar Remedy

About Dr. Gabrielle Francis

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Dr. Gabrielle Francis has been practicing natural medicine for more than thirty years.
She is a Naturopathic Doctor, Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, and Licensed Massage therapist. Dr. Francis currently practices in New York City as The Herban Alchemist. She also operates Backstage Alternative, which is her natural medicine road show that provides chiropractic, massage, acupuncture, nutrition and herbal remedies to performing artists on tour.

Dr. Francis received her formal medical training at National College of Chiropractic and at Bastyr University. She has extensive training in Alternative Cancer Therapies, Environmental Medicine, Functional Medicine, Mind-Body medicine, and Bio-Identical Hormone therapies. Following her formal medical education, Dr. Francis travelled extensively to various parts of the world studying medicine with indigenous healers in countries such as China, India, Thailand, Bali, Brazil, Morocco, Peru, Guatemala, Ecuador, Belize, Mexico, Egypt, and Mali.

About Stacy Backer Masand

Stacy Baker Masand is a health, fitness and lifestyle editor whose work has appeared in magazines such as In Style, Marie Claire, Self, Shape, Fitness, DuJour and Women’s Health. She’s co-author of New York Times bestseller Your Best Body Now. Stacy is currently developing projects for both small and big screen.

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