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Posts by Ellie Heintze

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

nuts and seeds

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

            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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Can acupuncture help you stay focused?

Stay Focused

  Can acupuncture help you stay focused? What does the research say? A recent study published by the Journal of Neural Regeneration Research found acupuncture treatments can lead to improved cognitive function. Functional brain MRIs showed an increase in the communication areas of the brain associated with higher level cognitive function and memory. When cognitive…

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Top tips to manage stress at work

manage stress while at work

Top Tips to Manage Stress while at work: Today the average worker experiences stress levels higher than in previous decades. There are many causes to the increase in stress but there are also many ways to effectively combat these stressors and experience a life with less stress and more happiness. One of the main reasons…

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Can acupuncture help Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis

Top 3 ways acupuncture can help with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune condition involving pain in major joints. RA is the most common type of autoimmune arthritis and the CDC states that about 52.5 million people suffer from some sort of arthritis. Some early symptoms of RA include more than…

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Introducing…Dr.Ellie’s ZenCup Wellness Tea Blends

DefenseRx Tea

  SPA Remedies: ZenCup Wellness Tea Blends What is in your cup? Wellness tea blends have so many benefits. It is like a soothing and healthy way to compliment treatments. Most people think of Green tea as being “the only tea” but there are SO many other herbs that have powerful health benefits. With the…

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Monthly Wellness Special: Boost Your Immune System Now!

Monthly Wellness Package

September Monthly Special: Ready for the cold and flu season? It is right around the corner and now is the perfect time to prepare! Do you frequently get sick? Work in a crowded office or school? Sick of having to miss work days because of the cold or flu? Then building up and supporting your…

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Are juices and smoothies key to longevity?

Benefits of Smoothies

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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Are you eating healthy?

Eating healthy

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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