No truer statement has ever been shared than when Hippocrates wrote “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. When I’m starting to or am feeling under the weather, although my first thought is Acupuncture and herbs, superfoods to kick my immune system into high gear is at the top of my … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Immune-Boosting Soup
In Chinese medicine, every organ system is associated with an element, emotion and season. Fall is associated with the metal element, the lungs and grief/loss. As we transition from the external, expansive nature of summer to the internal, introspective nature of fall, we need to be mindful of the … [Read more...] about Grief and Loss in the Time of Covid: How to Nurture Your Metal Element
Here's what you've all been waiting for! An easy, restorative, nourishing and delicious soup that supports the immune system, balances our yin and yang and touches on all five of the Five Flavors. The 3 key, must-have ingredients you need to make this soup are turmeric, ginger and garlic. I've … [Read more...] about Part 2: Food As Medicine: Restorative Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic and Noodle Soup
This is Part 1 of 2 laying the groundwork for food as medicine. Part 2 is the recipe for turmeric, ginger, garlic and noodle soup. I did my first FB Live in the Kitchen with my husband Kevin today---we had such a blast together! I shared the ingredients for a nourishing, warming, restorative soup … [Read more...] about Food As Medicine: Yin and Yang Theory, Thermal Nature of Food and the Five Flavors Part 1
There are so many fun, interactive techniques that you can share with your kids to help support their immune system. Here are some easy, peasy tips to keep your kiddos healthy and calm. Pediatric Gua Sha Gua what?!? Gua Sha or scraping massage is a great technique to use on kids 4 years and … [Read more...] about What Can You Do To Boost Your Child’s Immune System?
Essential oils are a gentle and effective way to support both immune function and emotions. They have not only energetic, yet biological actions which can create shifts in mood and behavior, affecting the Central Nervous System and strengthening lung and immune function! Not all essential oils … [Read more...] about Essential Oils for Immune and Emotional Support