Co-Author Spotlight

Simran Malhotra, MD, DipABLM, CHWC  

Dr. Simran Malhotra is a mother of two and a triple board-certified physician in Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative care, and Lifestyle Medicine as well as a certified health and wellness coach. In addition, she completed the T.Colin Campbell Plant Based nutrition certification and the CHEF culinary coaching certification. She has been featured on several blogs and podcasts where she has shared her unique perspectives and experiences from palliative care as well as from being a genetic mutation carrier who is passionate about using lifestyle as medicine.  She founded Wellness by LifestyleMD, a platform where she educates women at high risk for cancer with or without genetic mutations on the powerful impact that positive lifestyle changes can have on their quality of life and longevity. 

Website:  Wellness By Lifestyle MD | By Coach Simran MD 

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