Dr. Bandana Chawla is a board certified physician in Internal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. She graduated from UT Southwestern Medical School and completed her residency training at the Texas Medical Center. She has been practicing as an internist in the Houston area for over 20 years. Over the years she has incorporated the tenets of Lifestyle Medicine (LM) into her practice and has seen her patients lose weight, improve their diabetes and several other health conditions. To build on this success, she co-created lifestyledocs.com practice which focuses on eating the right types of food, being fit, reducing stress, and connecting more to achieve holistic wellness. She is also the co-founder of Peaceful Planet Foundation, 501c3 nonprofit, which fosters Peace, Health and Wellness in Houston and the surrounding communities.
Medical Weight Loss
My Best Health Plan
Teaching natural health and healing through publications and lecturs
We specialize in evaluating and treating: Chronic fatigue, Thyroid issues, Food Allergies/Sensitivities, Autoimmune diseases, Hormone imbalance, including bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, Digestive and Gut issues, Hashimoto’s, Diabetes prevention, mitigation and reversal, Adrenal fatigue, Brain Fog, Healthy nutrition and weight-loss, High cholesterol and high blood pressure.
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Consultation
with referral from PCP
Urgent Care, sports/ endurance athletics
personal nutrition and health consulting, corporate wellness consulting, home & pantry makeovers, lifestyle consulting
Comprehensive medical testing and treatment in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Nutritional counseling, personalize nutritional detoxification program, meal plans and onsite plant-based restaurant in clinic and wellness center.
Natural nutrition advisor and workup plan/meal designer.
Primary focus is education and promotion of kidney awareness.
The biggest component is the culinary medicine platform where we Customize WPBF diet plans for chronic kidney disease stage 2-4 caused by type 2 diabetes and/or hypertension; Exercise Rx plans for obesity,hypertension, kidney stones and diabetes.
We are also skilled at customizing lifestyle changes for simple sleep disturbances, relaxation/meditation techniques and offer multiple workshops/mini lectures and educational videos on several medical topics: how to check your blood pressure, peritoneal dialysis, water, salt, abuse of supplements…just to name a few.
Offer traditional nephrology if needed (dialysis, transplantation, electrolyte imbalances).
Online supplement dispensary
Nutritional Coaching (often covered by insurance)
Plant-Based Health Coach/Educator
Whole Food Plant-Based Cooking
Wellness coaching, lifestyle medicine
Weight loss surgery and medically supervised weight loss
Family and pediatric plant-based nutrition counseling and general pediatric care
Health Coaching, healthy lifestyle workshops and whole food plant based diet cooking classes
We are an integrated chiropractic office using the body (rehab, chiropractic, physiotherapy) as our means to connect with people to get them out of pain and improve their performance both immediately and long-term. However, we recognize that long-term will be stunted unless you take care of your brain, heart, arteries and all the other systems of your body. That is where proper nutrition comes in. We offer nutrition counseling services as well as special training in breathing and fasting to jump start your healing journey.