Video: Natural Mattresses & Bedding with Wiseman Family Practice

Video: Natural Mattresses & Bedding with Wiseman Family Practice

Hey, everyone. Jeremy Wiseman here, with Wiseman Family Practice. I’m here at Austin Natural Mattress in Austin, Texas, and what we’re going to do today is look at the importance of a healthy mattress and more broadly, healthy bedding. Now, this subject is really important because we spend approximately a third of our lives sleeping, and it’s really important for children and infants because they, not only do they sleep more than adults but they’re also more sensitive to chemicals.

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Tips for Boosting Your Immune System

Tips for Boosting Your Immune System

Below are some natural strategies that you can implement today to strengthen your immune system: Vitamin D3: Vitamin D deficiency weakens your immune system, so have your medical provider monitor your vitamin D levels and vitamin D supplementation. Ideal levels are between 50–90 ng/ml. Maintaining healthy vitamin D levels is important year round, especially in the […]

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Tips for Choosing a Natural Mattress & Bedding

Tips for Choosing a Natural Mattress & Bedding

There are many key components to healthy living: exercise and staying active, drinking purified water, eating a whole-food diet, reducing sugar, getting the right amount of sun exposure, and proper sleep. Though we may incorporate many of these preventive health strategies into our wellness routine, we might not always consider our sleep environment, which is […]

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Yogurt: What’s Healthy & What’s Not

Yogurt: What’s Healthy & What’s Not

Yogurt often tops the list as a natural food that packs a lot of nutritional value. When produced in its simplest form, which is fermenting good bacteria with milk, yogurt is a great source of protein, B vitamins, calcium, and probiotics (mostly Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus, which are both required to make a true […]

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The Health Benefits of Tai Chi

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”

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

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

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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