The Health Benefits of Tai Chi

In the United States alone, there are millions of yoga devotees and for good reason. However, there is another relaxation practice that provides as many mind-and-body health benefits as yoga and is also low-impact. To better understand this practice called Tai Chi Chuan (also commonly called Tai Chi), it’s helpful to start with yoga. Though […]

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Edible Austin Interviews Dr. Jeremy Wiseman: “The Doctor Will Feed You Now”

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what happens when the doctor is the one selling the apples? As far as Dr. Jeremy Wiseman is concerned, the patient is better off for it. Every week, Wiseman Family Practice delivers healthful foods—to patients and non-patients alike—from nearby farms such as Richardson Farms, Johnson’s Backyard […]

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Minimalism: A Healthy Approach to Living

Minimalist Living. It’s a concept and phrase that receives a lot of attention but also brings about a fair amount of confusion. Does it mean giving away most of your worldly possessions or creating empty spaces in your home with clean lines and soft, muted colors? It might to some and that’s OK. However, the […]

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The Benefits of Butter Coffee

For decades, we were advised to keep away from butter and other foods containing saturated fat because of the misguided belief that saturated fat raised the bad LDL cholesterol thus causing heart disease. Foods like red meat, eggs, and butter were unfortunately avoided and often under-consumed. However, recent studies have helped debunk the saturated fat […]

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Meditation: The Mind & Body Benefits

Without a doubt, most of us lead very busy lives. Often, we depend on our electronic devices to keep tabs on our schedules and to stay current on the ever-changing daily news. This cycle of distractions, hectic daily routines, and continual stress and worry has a domino effect on our health, putting us at risk […]

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Cold & Flu: Prevention & Natural Therapies

Cold and flu season is here (October–March) and now is the time to boost your overall immune system so that it can adequately fight influenza viruses and the viruses that cause the common cold. Though many people believe it’s not possible to ward off a cold or the flu, with the exception of the flu […]

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Video: Pastured Pork with Wiseman Family Practice

YouTube Video Transcript: [intro music] [Pastured Pork with Wiseman Family Practice] [Wiseman Family Practice Integrative Medicine and Total Wellness] >> Dr. Jeremy Wiseman: Hey, everyone. Jeremy Wiseman here, with Wiseman Family Practice. I’m here in Rockdale, Texas at Richardson Farms, and what we’re going to learn today is we’re going to learn about pastured pork, […]

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Why Pastured Pork Is the Healthy Choice

There’s a growing awareness of what real food means, not only for those who produce real food but also for those who consume it. For producers of pastured pork, also known as pasture-raised pork, the end goal is to turn out real food so that consumers get the best nutritional benefits that pork can provide, […]

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