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Posts tagged with ‘Diet & Nutrition’

  • Buck The Smoothie Trend

    How To Buck The Smoothie Culture Trend

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    Here’s a harsh truth: Smoothies are exceptionally delicious, but they can be deceitfully bad for you. For starters, they’re high in sugar, and since smoothies are liquids, you get the calorie intake without the benefit of feeling full. That doesn’t bode well if your end goal is to lose weight. So does that mean you should shun smoothies forever? Not necessarily. Read on to learn more about smoothies and how, with some moderation and effort, you can still enjoy them and stay healthy. 

  • Herbal Tea

    Curb Your Coffee Habit: How & Why to Switch to Tea

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    Around 90 percent of Americans consume at least 300 milligrams of caffeine everyday, making it the most widespread addiction in the nation. While addiction may sound like a strong word to use when talking about coffee, the reality is your body does become dependent on it, and cutting out the habit can be tough. Read on to learn more about the health benefits of switching from coffee to tea and how you can make the transition seamlessly — without the headache. 

  • Achy Muscles and TCM

    Achy Muscles and Eastern Medicine

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    Went too hard in the gym? Forgot to stretch? Quarantine turned you into a couch potato? Living with achy muscles? Your body crying out in this way does not need to be the norm. Western medicine may say to pop a pill and move on with your day, but Eastern medicine has different strategies to help improve the symptoms.

  • Gua Sha - TCM For Your Skin

    Better Than Botox

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    Not feeling the best in your own skin due to breakouts? Many times we blame our breakouts on the environment or feelour skin hates us but TCM philosophy and practice thinks otherwise. The Chinese proverb, “An empty pot makes the loudest noise,” can be applied to many aspects of life. It’s especially true when we talk about skin and beauty.

  • Why Acupuncture Is On The Rise

    Why Acupuncture Is On The Rise

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    In Eastern medicine, a certain part of the mouth can speak volumes about a patient’s health. The tongue can be used as an accurate diagnostic tool to tell you about your health and identify treatments that will best suit your body’s needs.

  • Tongue Mapping 101

    Tongue Mapping 101

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    In Eastern medicine, a certain part of the mouth can speak volumes about a patient’s health. The tongue can be used as an accurate diagnostic tool to tell you about your health and identify treatments that will best suit your body’s needs.

  • How To Regulate Your Body Temperature with TCM

    Regulating Your Body Temperature With Eastern Medicine

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    Are your feet and hands always cold? Do you have sporadic pain in your side rib? Are you sometimes moody or irritable? Chances are you are having trouble regulating inner body temperature. Here’s how Eastern Medicine can help to regulate it.

  • Grow an Eastern Medicine Garden - Ginger

    Your Guide to Growing an Eastern Medicine Style Garden

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    Whether you have a sunny windowsill or a sprawling garden, you can plant eastern herbs that will keep you feeling well all year long.

  • Atractylodes

    The Effects of Adaptogens and Stimulants on the Body

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    Enter, Adaptogens.. They’re primarily used as immediate stress relief. Before you go popping a handful of anything with ‘adaptogen’ written on the bottle, it’s important to know what you are taking. Let’s look at adaptogens and how they affect the body.

  • Couples Acupuncture

    How Eastern Medicine Can Help Improve Your Relationships

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    Our lives can get busy, and relationship maintenance can fall to the wayside. When you turn to the internet to find tips and tricks on improving your relationship, the tips are all the same. Listening to each other and planning a date night is great, but what about other options?

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