Your Gut Health Survival Guide for the Holidays By Carin Gorrell Posted 12-06-2017
Your Gut Health Survival Guide for the Holidays by Carin Gorrell | Posted December 9th, 2017 If you were to brainstorm a list of things that come to mind when you hear the word “holidays,” you’d basically be creating a recipe for digestive health woes: Travel, big meals, sweet treats, celebratory cocktails, stress, lack of (...) Read more
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7 Fall Superfoods for Sensitive Stomachs
Carin Gorrell Posted 10-27-2017
7 Fall Superfoods for Sensitive Stomachs by Carin Gorrell | Posted October 27th, 2017 It’s tough enough to eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables (they should fill half of every plate according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics!). Throw digestive issues into the mix, and things get even harder: Certain fruits and (...) Read more
Vital Plan Posted 06-09-2017
12 Vital Plan Approved Breakfast Ideas Healthy Breakfasts to Start Your Day the Right Way by Meghan Arnold | Posted June 9, 2017 Breakfast is the perfect way to set the tone for the rest of your day, both mentally and physically. A delicious, healthy breakfast can give you the nutrients to fuel your morning (...) Read more
Vital Plan Posted 02-08-2017
This Valentine’s Day, make your heart happy with a warm mug of (healthier) hot cocoa. This recipe pairs wonderfully with almond milk and a splash of vanilla extract. Ingredients: This recipe yields one cup, so make sure to multiply the ingredients by the number of cups you’d like to make: 1½ tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbsp coconut (...) Read more
Vital Plan Posted 01-03-2017
In Ayurveda, one of the traditional medical systems of India, Kitchari (kich-a-ree) is a recommended dish during a cleanse, or anytime you want to give your digestive system a break and nourish your body. Mung dal beans, one of the two main ingredients, are high in protein and carbohydrates, which provides good energy, while the (...) Read more
Vital Plan Posted 11-09-2016
This recipe for cauliflower “mashed potatoes” is as close to the real thing — in terms of texture and great flavor — as you can get. And the best part about this recipe? Besides the fact that there’s no added butter or starchy, glucose-laden potatoes, vegetables from the cruciferous family such as cabbage, broccoli, and (...) Read more
Vital Plan Posted 11-05-2016
This quick and easy meal is very satisfying on a cold winter night. ingredients 1 fresh butternut squash, cubed 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp peeled and minced fresh ginger 1 tbsp minced garlic ½ cup diced red onion ½ cup coconut milk 2 cups water 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp ground black pepper Optional: (...) Read more
Vital Plan Posted 10-03-2016
Ginger tea is quite possibly the most healthful beverage choice on the planet. Not only does it soothe the stomach, it’s believed by many to provide benefit to many other parts of the body. Our Recipe for Homemade Ginger Tea Make your own ginger tea in 20 minutes! 1. Peel 1 large piece of ginger root (...) Read more
Dr. Bill Rawls

ABOUT BILL RAWLS, M.D.

Dr. Rawls graduated from Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1985 and he holds a medical license in North Carolina. He also has extensive training in alternative therapies and is Medical Director of Vital Plan, an herbal supplement company in Raleigh, N.C.

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