fbpx
Free U.S Shipping

Posts tagged with ‘Diet & Nutrition’

  • What Your Breath Says About You in Eastern Medicine

    Bad Breath? Here’s What That Says About You, According to Eastern Medicine

    in Condition Related, General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    Let’s face it – everyone has bad breath at one point or another. But most of the time, it’s because you ate your weight in garlic bread or you forgot to brush your teeth one morning. But when bad breath becomes a daily occurrence and you notice that gum and mouthwash don’t fix the problem, it means something is up. Bad breath, officially known as Halitosis, can be caused by a lot of things. Certain foods, smoking cigarettes, not brushing your teeth well enough, and gum disease can all make your breath stink. In Eastern medicine, bad breath can be much more than just a sign that you need to change your electric toothbrush’s batteries. It can be a sign that something else is going on. Here’s what you need to do to say goodbye to bad breath once and for all.

  • Eastern and Western Medicine Approaches to Gut Issues

    Gut Health Showdown: East Versus West on 3 Common Gut Problems

    in Condition Related, TCM / / 0 comments

    Is your stomach not feeling quite right? Gut problems are notoriously tricky. Often, they can be tough to diagnose, hard to treat, and just plain uncomfortable to have.

    But there’s always more than one way to approach a problem. That’s why we decided to compare Eastern medicine and western medicine when it comes to 3 common gut health issues: acid reflux, constipation, and IBS. Whether you’re coming from an Eastern perspective or a western perspective, this list just might help you find some relief.

  • Congee - What is Congee and Why Is It Good For You?

    Congee: What The Heck Is It And Should You Eat It?

    in General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    Craving some comfort food? Meet congee. Sometimes sweet, often savory, congee is a staple of Asian comfort food cooking. Sometimes called jook or rice porridge, congee is a delicious, filling and easy to make meal that is endlessly customizable. And these days, it’s popping up on more and more menus across the US. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about congee!

  • Leaky Gut In Eastern Medicine

    Leaky Gut Syndrome: What It Is And How To Treat It With Eastern Medicine

    in Condition Related, TCM / / 0 comments

    Whether you’re suffering from occasional stomach pain or diarrhea, your digestive woes may be caused from something called leaky gut syndrome (LGS). Basically, it’s like the scapegoat of intestinal problems and western medical practitioners don’t know much about it. That said, more and more research is coming out about it. Apparently, leaky gut syndrome can be an early warning of autoimmune diseases and type I diabetes, and it may even cause mental health issues like anxiety and depression. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re SOL if your gut is giving you problems, though. Fortunately there are some tips & tricks from Eastern medicine that can help get you back on track.

  • Eastern Probiotic Herbs

    Eastern Herbs Vs. Probiotics: Pros, Cons, and Things To Know

    in Condition Related, General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    Is your digestion off? Let’s face it – whether you’re dealing with the occasional stomachache or something more significant, no stomach issue is fun. While probiotics have grown in popularity in the West because of their positive effects for the entire body, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re a one-size fits all solution. In fact, your probiotic levels may already be higher than you think depending on what your diet consists of. Eastern medicine relies on food as medicine and as such, a balanced diet is ideal. That said, there are many Eastern herbs that can help with stomach issues. So, which is right for you – probiotics or herbs? We’ll break it down.

  • The Gut Skin Connection in Eastern Medicine

    Your Gut & The Beauty Standard: The Link Between Your Gut & Your Skin

    in Beauty, General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    Usually when we try to make ourselves more beautiful–whatever that means to you–it has to do with the “outside” of yourself. Putting on a face mask, applying SPF every day, or using a Vitamin C serum are all external things you do to make yourself more beautiful and healthy-looking. But what if we told you that real beauty came from the inside? That’s right, your gut can help you get that “glow from within” look that everybody’s dying for. Here’s the 411.

  • Kick Bloating with Eastern Medicine

    Kill The Bloat Naturally with Eastern Medicine

    in Condition Related, General Wellness, TCM, wellness / / 0 comments

    Everyone gets bloated. Sometimes it’s after a big meal, or during your time of the month. Whatever the reason, bloating is uncomfortable and can stop you from feeling the best in your own body. Luckily, just because it’s natural doesn’t mean it’s unavoidable. Here’s the best advice from eastern medicine on how to get rid of bloating and discomfort, ASAP.

  • Gas & Digestive Issues in Eastern Medicine

    Why Am I So Gassy? Answers From The East and West

    in Condition Related / / 0 comments

    Let’s face it: gassiness is normal. Sometimes it’s stinky, sometimes it’s loud, but at the end of the day, gassiness, farting, and bloating is a normal thing that all of our bodies do. But sometimes, normal gassiness turns into constant and repeat bloating and discomfort. When that happens, it’s time to figure out what’s making you uncomfortable and how you can fix it. Depending on who you ask, there’s a couple of different answers to this question.

text us