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Wiseman Family Practice HealthTalk



Listen to Wiseman Family Practice HealthTalk with Dr. Lindsey Berkson on Sundays at 11am on Talk 1370AM; brought to you by Wiseman Family Practice.

DEVAKI LINDSEY BERKSON, M.A., C.N.S., D.A.C.B.N., A.C.N. -

Devaki Lindsey Berkson is a well–respected nutritionist and hormone research expert with a diverse background of clinical experience. Devaki is known for making complex science easy to understand. In a unique edgey voice she translates science into food and effective action steps. She has a private practice, and is also part of a team practice with two family practice physicians (The Wiseman Family Practice Clinic), and a nurse practitioner. She is a premier education in health. Devaki approaches patient education and care with the goal of balancing each person from both a hormonal and nutritional perspective, focusing on food and nutraceticals (all based on rigorous science); an approach that traditional medicine often overlooks. She has complimented this experience with a unique body of academic research that has resulted in numerous journal publications and articles. Dr. Berkson is a best–selling author with sixteen books on health and nutrition, four with a focus on hormones.

Devaki has a Master's Degree in Nutrition, with three higher board certifications in nutrition which include the American College of Nutrition, Diplomat of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition, and Applied Certified Nutritionist. The doctor has been intimately involved in many cutting edge medical projects including working as a participating scholar at a think tank on estrogens and the environment at Tulane and Xavier Universities (Center for Bioenvironmental Research), working on a patented bioidentical hormone, co-inventing a new generation of diabetic and dialysis medication, formulating the first non-hormonal nutritional supplement for menopausal women, as well as the first natural vitamin line for hormonal issues in women. She served as a nutritional chiropractic physician in California in the first multidisciplinary practice in the state, though is not practicing as a chiropractor in the state of Texas, but rather as a functional integrative nutritionist. She has a long history of teaching continuing medical education courses (CME classes) to physicians of all disciplines on the clinical application of nutrition and endocrinology.

Berkson hosted one of the early nutritional radio talk shows in the California Bay Area and wrote a full–page column for the San Francisco Chronicle on health and food. She has brought her skills to Austin, Texas and has worked with many parts of the medical community including a leading kidney doctor in Austin in which she co–spearheaded research on a new approach to kidney dysfunction and a treatment which focused on natural nutritional/nutraceutical approaches that have been at the core of her medical philosophy. .

Berkson is an avid athlete, dancer, and chef. She enjoys combining these and many other interests with her holistic approach to living.

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