What is Urban Roots Austin?

Listen to the Wiseman Family Practice HealthTalk Radio podcast featuring Max Elliot, Executive Director of Urban Roots, who helps us understand what the Urban Roots sustainable agriculture program is here in Austin, how it affects the youth in our community, and why it’s important for your health, and your community to get involved. Wiseman Family […]

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Make 2013 the Year of Success: 7 Tips for Weight Loss

Most Americans can relate to this familiar scenario:  New Year’s resolutions to lose weight start out with a lot of enthusiasm and many pounds are lost using some “protein shake for breakfast and lunch”, or home delivered meals weight loss program only to be gained back along with a few extra pounds before bikini season […]

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Hawaiian Fruits and Shopping Local

Learn about some interesting Hawaiian fruit on the island of Kauai and understand why shopping locally for your food is so important.  Dr. Jeremy Wiseman of Wiseman Family Practice tours a Hawaiian Farmers Market.     YouTube Video Transcript: [intro music] [Hawaiian Farmers’ Market Tour with Wiseman Family Practice] [Wiseman Family Practice Integrative Medicine and […]

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Recipes From Lauren

Enjoy the following recipe! Two Lemon Chicken I love this recipe because it is easy, and the chicken is so moist and flavorful.  I also use the carcass to make bone broth* for soup.   Ingredients 3-4lb whole pasture raised chicken 2 whole lemons (room temperature is best) Sea salt & pepper Herb blend preferred […]

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Breast Cancer Prevention

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month behind us and images of pink ribbons appearing on everything from fried chicken buckets to cash loan signs, there are some questions left to be raised about this very important issue. Over 40,000 women die of breast cancer yearly, yet there is very little talk about prevention from the multi-billion […]

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How “True” Free-Range Chicken Eggs Are Produced

Dr. Jeremy Wiseman discuses the basics for picking out the healthiest eggs for you and your family. Hens are raised for egg production in 2 primary ways: The first is the conventional and most common. It is most common because it is the most profitable for food corporations. This is what is known as Confined […]

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Fructose, more bad news!

Fructose consumption has more than doubled in the US in the last several decades. Fructose, a simple sugar, is found in table sugar, high fructose corn syrup, and anything that says “sugars” on nutrition facts labels, but it also naturally occurs in fruits. Too many Americans are getting roughly 55 grams of fructose daily, way […]

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Seasonal Recipes From Lauren

Fall is officially here and that means seasonal root vegetables and winter squashes.  Eating seasonal produce ensures the most nutrients and flavor from your food (and the greatest value).  This recipe is simple and allows for plenty of leftovers or can feed up to 6 adults. It is recommended to use organic products and ethically […]

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