Originally published on thefullest.com by Nikki Bostwick

Anne Hathaway credits him for changing her life, Demi Moore calls his advice essential for de-cluttering her emotional and physical being, and Tobey Maguire, (yes, Spider-man) says his insight provides him with the courage to overcome his fears and surpass his limits.

The list of accolades goes on and on.

Dr. Habib Sadeghi is not just a doctor to the stars, he is a healer on a mission to help people fully understand the meaning of being “well.” To him, it’s not simply a matter of eating the cleanest foods or working out the hardest. It’s getting your mind right first so that your body can follow suit.

As the co-founder of Integrative Medical Center, Be Hive of Healing in LA and also the author of multiple books including his latest, The Clarity Cleanse (which contains a forward written by longtime friend, and patient, Gwyneth Paltrow), Dr. Sadeghi is a busy man, but one who took time out of his schedule to chat with us about what it means to be truly healthy.

There are people who are physically healthy — they eat well, are active, and overall seem to be what society labels as “healthy.” Why do you think it’s important for people to work on their mental and emotional state alongside their dietary and physical wellbeing?