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Nate’s Supplement Notes

By |2018-08-17T16:00:32-04:00April 20th, 2018|Supplements|

It’s spring cleaning time.  While you’re at it don’t forget to take a look at your dietary supplements! It may be time to upgrade your supplement regimen to include more advanced and absorbable formulations of your old favorites, or find more convenient, trustworthy, and cost-effective sources for your current favorite brands.

Plum Spring Clinic has developed several trusted supplement sources through our many years of practice.  Recently, Amazon and other major retailers have begun entering into the market in a more concerted way. Hopefully, this will result in better […]

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The Art and Craft of Nourishing Yourself, Part I

By |2021-04-07T08:31:14-04:00August 9th, 2010|Integrative Health Coaching, Nutrition|

Here are two organizing principals for making your eating life satisfying, health-promoting, and easy to manage.

1.  Low glycemic load foods:

Build your food habits around low-glycemic index choices.   Glycemic index is a measure of how fast the carbs you eat break down and release sugars into the bloodstream;  you’re aiming to feed yourself the kind that break down slowly and release glucose more gradually.   Simply stated, this keeps your blood sugar low and even throughout the day and thus positively modulates energy and appetite.  Over the long run keeping your blood sugar steady will promote healthy function of all your biological […]

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Whole Medicine

By |2021-04-07T08:28:08-04:00June 3rd, 2010|Functional Medicine|

We named our blog Whole Medicine because we think the name conveys a sense of the process we intend for our practice.

I began my journey into Whole Medicine after many years as a pediatrician, when I developed ‘prescription fatigue.’   I became a student of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and was fascinated and intrigued by the beautiful way it incorporates the belief that everything is connected.   This concept helped me pinpoint my frustration with conventional medical practice– the pattern of subdividing the body and treating each condition as if it were unrelated to any other.   In my experience this is not […]

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