Author - Elson M. Haas MD

Elson M. Haas, MD has been in medical practice for over 25 years and was instrumental in the development of the field that he has termed Integrated Medicine. He is the founder and director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin, an integrated health care facility in San Rafael, California, where he specializes in Family and Nutritional Medicine, Detoxification, and Individualized Health Programs. His books include: Staying Healthy with Nutrition , Staying Healthy with the Seasons (fully revised 20th Anniversary 2003 edition), The False Fat Diet, The Staying Healthy Shopper's Guide, The Detox Diet, and A Cookbook for All Seasons.
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10 Tips for Staying Healthy in Spring

This is the season of re-birth. Take a deep look at where you are and feel what you no longer need in your life, what no longer serves who you want to be. This is the season to plan your new year, for the new YOU. Creativity is the word for Spring...

10 Tips on The Purification Process

Know you can always embark on a healing journey. Start simply with an honest evaluation of your life and habits. How do you think each activity (or lack of it) contributes to your health (or might contribute in the future)? First look at your diet...

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10 Tips On Wise Alcohol Consumption

Alcohol has been used as a special and sacred celebratory beverage over many centuries. This continues with traditions and celebrations of all kinds - weddings, anniversaries, dates, ballgames, flying, and harvest fairs. Alcohol does help to relax...

Keeping Sugar in Balance

One of the challenges to health in modern cultures throughout the world is our access to refined sugar as processed and junk foods--candy, sodas, ice cream, cookies, and other baked goods.

Nutritional Programs for the Elderly

This program is designed primarily for people over age 65, an age group that continues to increase in numbers in our society. An important point I would like to state early is that we need to care for ourselves in our younger years so that we can...

Nutritional Program for Yeast Syndrome

The "yeast" problem with Candida albicans is one of the new medical concerns of the 1980s that will continue into the next century. It has been described by many prominent physicians, including C. Orian Truss in The Missing Diagnosis, William Crook...

Nutritional Programs for Allergies

The theories, problems, and treatments of allergies and hypersensitivities represent an enormous topic that could easily fill an entire book—in fact, many such books have been written by noted medical authors. This section discusses some of the...

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