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Benefit from B12

Can I benefit from B12?

July 11, 2018

What is the deal with Vitamin B12?  Can you benefit from B12? It is estimated that 36.5% of adults are overweight and one in three Americans are obese. Being overweight increases your risk for many health conditions including hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, so taking a good look at your diet, exercise plan,…

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Acupuncture and Metabolism

Can acupuncture help boost metabolism?

July 8, 2018

Acupuncture and Metabolism Many people come in my office saying “I want to lose weight, can acupuncture help boost my metabolism?” The answer is often, Yes! But acupuncture, along with key dietary changes, examining nutrient status, and level of exercise are also things that will work synergistically together to spark weight loss. Metabolism is defined…

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Acupuncture for weight loss

{Research Update}: Acupuncture for Weight Loss

August 20, 2017

Acupuncture for Weight Loss An article published in the Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, substantiates the usage of acupuncture and traditional Chinese herbal formulations can help in the treatment of obesity and weight loss. The article reviewed four clinical studies and 16 animal studies on the effects of traditional Chinese medicine for treating obesity.…

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Detox and Acupuncture

7 Steps to Detox after the Holidays

December 1, 2016

7 Steps to Detox after the Holidays! Get rid of leftovers The holidays bring delicious homemade food, and along with that come the leftovers. Holiday leftovers can be just as good as when you cook the meal the first time and become a tempting go-to snack. Time to let go. Toss the leftovers, they most…

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Goji Berries the Superfruit

Goji Berries – The Little Red Superfruit

October 15, 2016

Goji Berries: Why you should be eating them! The shriveled red Goji berry doesn’t look like much at first, but this Himalayan fruit, otherwise known in Tibet as the “key to eternal youth”, is a superfood packed with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. You can add it to almost any meal, it tastes delicious, and…

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Detox with Acupuncture

Detox the right way with Acupuncture!

January 1, 2016

January is one of the most popular times of the year for people to choose a detox plan. Many people enjoy the holiday season by indulging in rich foods and drinks and may leave their healthy habits out the window. January brings the start of the new year and along with that a chance to…

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Fit vs. Healthy

June 22, 2015

Fit versus Healthy There is a difference between being in top physical shape and holistically healthy. Some people may be in great athletic shape, but actually neglecting their body’s other internal health needs. There have been numerous cases where professional athletes in the peak of their careers have died of heart attacks and other natural…

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Walk Your Way to Better Health

March 4, 2015

Starting a new fitness routine can be a little daunting, but improving your health doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it can be as simple as putting one foot in front of the other! Why walk? Walking is an effective, easy, and low-impact way to improve your health. In fact, regular physical activity such…

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Gōng Xǐ Fā Cái. Happy Chinese New Year.

February 19, 2015

2015: Year of The Goat 2015 is the Year of The Goat in Chinese astrology. Ranking eighth in the long list of animals tied to the Chinese zodiac, people who are born under this sign are said to be calm, mild-mannered, good-hearted, sympathetic, dependable and intelligent. They also prefer to avoid being the center of…

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