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Healthy Eating & Nutrition

You will find a wealth of suggestions here that can help you get started toward a healthy diet. Choose a change that you can make today.

nuts and seeds

The top 5 reasons nuts and seeds are needed in your diet.

October 13, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Need Nuts and Seeds in Your Daily Diet How often do you eat nuts and seeds? If you’re not in the habit of eating them regularly, you’re definitely missing a trick. Nuts and seeds are full of heart healthy fats, plant sterols and antioxidants, which can have some great benefits for…

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healthy eating for fall

Healthy Eating for Fall

October 5, 2018

            Healthy Eating for Fall The season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals start scrounging for food to help get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start winterizing everything. Sweatpants and hoodies…

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Benefits of Smoothies

Are juices and smoothies key to longevity?

August 12, 2018

Benefits of smoothies and juicing: Smoothies and juicing have become a popular way to make sure you’re eating plenty of fruits and vegetables and getting the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that you need for good health. If you’ve not started getting the benefits yourself yet, it’s time to learn the benefits of smoothies and…

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Eating healthy

Are you eating healthy?

August 5, 2018

Here are some tips to eating healthy hint…remove the dampness Do you consider yourself a healthy eater? Do you follow the guidelines set forth by the government for healthy eating? Or have you gone rogue? There are as many different definitions of healthy as there are colors in the rainbow. But according to traditional Chinese…

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Food can affect more than your weight

How Food Can Affect More Than Your Weight

July 29, 2018

You are what you eat?! Food can affect more than your weight What you eat can affect many areas of your health from your mood to how well you sleep. As you’ll see in this article, your body needs a wide range of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients to keep you in great physical and…

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Acupuncture for Summer

{Acu-point tips}: Acupuncture for Summer Heat

July 25, 2018

Acupuncture for Summer Heat         Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM, is a medical system that dates back nearly 3,500 years. This system uses modalities like acupuncture and botanical formulas to treat ailments and keep the body balanced. TCM acknowledges not four, but five seasons.  The fifth season, Indian summer, occurs in late August…

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Healthy Food for Summer

Five Foods for Summer

July 18, 2018

Eating According to the Seasons: Five Foods for Summer Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system thousands of years old and incorporates many different modalities. TCM theory emphasizes that Mother Nature provides the right kind of food for the right kind of environment. For instance, if the weather is cold, then warming, nutrient-dense foods are…

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Sugar and Inflammation

You are probably eating sugar without realizing it

July 15, 2018

Sugar: The fuel that maintains the fire As a whole, we consume massive amounts of sugar in our diet each day even though it has been linked to a slew of health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer just to name a few. Sugar is a carb that is naturally found in many…

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Healthy Eating for Summer

Healthy Eating for Summer

May 23, 2018

What to eat?! Check out our Healthy Eating for Summer Guide   Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that is thousands of years old and incorporates many different modalities. TCM theory emphasizes that Mother Nature provides the right kind of food for the right kind of environment. For instance, if the weather is cold,…

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Healthy Eating for spring

Healthy Eating for Spring

April 25, 2018

–> Get a copy of our spring newsletter now!     Healthy Eating for Spring Spring is a time of renewal, regeneration, growth, and energy. Plants and animals awaken from their slumber during the cold winter months, and vital nutrients stored in the roots of the plants and bodies of the animals come to the…

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