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Dr. Amy Shah
Dr. Shah graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell University. She went on to receive her Medical Doctorate with Distinction from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Shah completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She then pursued sub-specialty training in Allergy & Immunology at Columbia University's New York Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Shah is double board certified in Internal Medicine and Allergy & Immunology.

She has just started blogging about nutrition, wellness, and mindset at

Entries by Dr. Amy Shah

South Asian? This Test Could Save Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 5:05 PM

People of South Asian descent, listen up. We have a big problem on our hands and there just aren't enough people who know about it.

If we don't act on this knowledge now, South Asians will continue to die of heart disease at an astronomical rate even though it's...

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The Real Answer to Your Health Dreams

(1) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 1:25 PM

Imagine you are running through a field of grass feeling vibrant, looking healthy, and young. Now imagine that you are also disease-free and strong into your old age. Don't both those images seem too good to be true? Like a commercial for Botox, miracle drug or for a weight-loss pill?...

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Can You Do a Vegan Diet, Paleo Style?

(1) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 11:26 AM

Well technically, the way strict Paleo and strict vegan is defined, you probably can't do both... but I say you can eat more like our ancestors and be plant-based at the same time.

The strict version of the Paleo diet boils down to cutting out dairy, grains and legumes, theorizing...

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The Ultimate Unofficial Gym-Goers Guide

(3) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 1:02 PM

Are you a member of a gym? Want to try a new exercise or class but not sure what to expect! You're in luck because I embarrassed myself by trying every fitness trend in the industry and broke it down for you.

Disclaimer: This is my opinion, and I...

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10 Habits Every Woman Should Avoid

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2014 | 12:05 PM

It's a hard time to be a woman in 2014: the economy is still lagging, there is still a wage gap, we are still wondering if any woman can truly "have it all."

If that wasn't enough, there is more ungodly pressure then ever to look younger,...

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I Play a Game With My Kids Called Meditation

(1) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 5:47 PM

"I'm thankful for my grandparents, because they help put me to bed," said my 4-year-old.

I don't usually feel emotional about statements like this, but her statement hit a chord. You see, as a working parent, my parents and my in-laws have been instrumental in the upbringing of my young...

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Women: Our Disease Is Perfection

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2014 | 11:14 AM

Women are hell-bent on perfection.

Women dress nicely, do their makeup proficiently, pick fashion-forward shoes, act polite, watch their words and do Pilates, all while "leaning in" at the workplace. No wonder that by the time we are in our late 20s, 30s, 40s or 50s, we experience the ill...

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Want to Be a Better Leader? Let's Follow the Science

(1) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 4:52 PM

We all know a leader (or two) who works excruciatingly long hours and boasts about his or her lack of sleep. This person uses exhaustion as sign of work ethic, and lack of sleep as a taunt to others to work harder.

But did you know that many of these...

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