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Integrative and Active Patient Care, Interview with Shawn Tassone, MD

In this interview, Austin-based obstetrician and gynecologist Shawn Tassone, MD talks about how he transitioned his practice from traditional “heal with steel” to an integrative focus. Tassone, who is currently completing in his PhD in mind-body medicine, offers advice on how to include integrative care in a traditional insurance-model practice and how to shift patient […]

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Put Some Color on Your Plate for Better Health

The founder of Food+Spirit, Deanna Minich, Ph.D., shares her experiences as a functional nutritionist and detox specialist. Her most recent Detox Summit educated 70,000 practitioners and patients on the physiological and psychological value of restoring one’s body back to health by focusing on phytonutrient-rich foods. She has motivated thousands of (more…)

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Train the Brain to Eat Healthy

Can your patients learn to like healthy food? Or after years of making poor food choices, are they programmed to crave fatty, sugary foods forever? A small study by Tufts University shows that it may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthier foods over processed high caloric foods. (more…)

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Addressing the B6 Status of your Patients

By Karen Raterman It’s no surprise that many Americans are overworked and highly stressed. A fast-paced lifestyle often leads to fast-paced eating which may include an overabundance of processed and refined foods. As a result, Americans are overweight and undernourished. Unfortunately, nutrient deficiencies are an increasingly common issue that has (more…)

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