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Meet Mosaic: Our Nutrition Team
Recent Mosaic Blog Posts
Fuel Your Future: National Nutrition Month 2023
Nutrition Kitchen Classes Offered in English and Spanish
Meet Mosaic: Jason Villanueva Spreads the Word for Healthier Oregon
Resources From Our Providers
Evidence-Based Nutrition and Cooking
Resources recommended by Josh Reiher, MD and Matthew Mullane, MD, MPH.
Learn more about the value of a plant-based whole foods diet and how this can resolve many chronic health conditions.
Learn more about this approach to patient care that includes evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine. Resources recommended by Josh Reiher, MD and Matthew Mullane, MD, MPH.
University of Wisconsin Integrative Health
Offers many resources for stress management, mindfulness and meditation, nutrition and healthy diet, movement, community, and personal development.
National Center for Integrative Primary Healthcare (NCIPH)
Includes easy-to-understand handouts for evidence-based approaches as alternatives to pharmaceuticals to common health conditions.
Integrative Medicine for the Underserved: Conditions
Provides information on common conditions with easy-to-understand handouts in English and Spanish.
Integrative Medicine for the Underserved: Self Care
Provides self care handouts in English and Spanish.
Integrative Health News and Wellness Information
Mindful Observer: Fact-based health news and wellness tips.
Body of Wonder
Hosted by Dr. Andrew Weil and Dr. Victoria Maizes, episodes feature insightful conversations with experts about ideas that are changing medicine today. From the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.
Feel Better Live More
Weekly episodes by Dr. Rangan Chatterjee to empower individuals to become the architects of their own health.
10 Percent Happier with Dan Harris
New York Times bestselling author Dan Harris hosts episodes featuring special guests discussing various aspects of mindfulness.
On Purpose with Jay Shetty
Episodes feature “fascinating conversations with some of the most insightful people in the world.”
Making Sense with Sam Harris
Thought-provoking episodes addressing some of the most important questions of our time with neuroscientist, philosopher and NYT best-selling author Sam Harris.
Research articles about understanding the importance of primary care, shared by Brian Sullivan, MD.
Primary Care Physician Supply and Life Expectancy
Article abstract from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). “Adding 10 primary care physicians has a 250% greater influence on life expectancy than an equivalent bump in specialists.” (based on US mortality rates from 2005-2015)
Primary care, specialty care, and life chances
Article abstract from the International Journal of Health Services. “[the availability of] primary care is by far the most significant variable related to better health status, correlating with lower overall mortality, fewer deaths from heart disease and cancer, and a host of other beneficial health outcomes.”
Study: Primary Care Doctors Increase Life Expectancy, But Does Anyone Care?
Forbes article covering the findings from the International Journal of Health Services study titled, “Primary care, specialty care, and life chances”.
Screen Time and Kids
Mosaic pediatrician Dr. Rebecca Hicks is passionate about educating youth and parents about avoiding excessive “screen time” (time spent on smart phones and computers). She advises parents to combine limit setting with compassion and caring.
Resources Created by Dr. Hicks
Resources Recommended by Dr. Hicks
American Academy of Pediatrics
The tips from the AAP are based on research and resources compiled over several years, are easy to read and applicable to most families.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media provides advice and tools to help use the power of media and technology as a positive influence on children’s lives. This is a great place to check for age appropriateness of all varieties of digital media.
Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB)
ESRB assigns ratings to apps and video games so that parents can make informed decisions.
The Family Media plan is a helpful tool for some families to visualize how and when digital media fit into their lives.
Community resources lists for youth and adult transgender patients, created by members of the Transgender and Gender Affirmative Healthcare Workgroup at Mosaic.