Category Archives: nutrition

Probably the #1 problem in the US that is not talked about!

Digestive issues, colitis, Crohn's disease, chronic constipation and chronic diarrhea are problems many people in the United States suffer from, but don't talk about.  It is traditionally not a topic of conversation with friends, acquaintances or even family members. In Chinese medicine, if your gut isn't working properly, nothing else can work properly.  This pertains…
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tips for a healthy spleen

What is the importance of the Spleen to one’s digestive health? Chinese medicine agrees with Western medicine that the Spleen plays a big part in maintaining the immune system and blood cells. However, Chinese medicine recognizes that these functions are strongly related to the Spleen being a key organ of the digestive system and maintaining…
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the energetics and nutrition of summer

This is a wonderful article about the energetics of Summer as well as what types of foods to consider eating during these long days. Most people can handle these recommendations unless you have Qi (energy) deficiency or interior cold which your acupuncture physician can help determine for you. If you have any questions at all…
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