Summer is fading out as cooler temperatures are presenting us with the beauty of changing leaves to oranges and reds. Autumn in Chinese medicine is the season related to the Lungs, so it’s prudent to pay attention to our health. Typically, this time of year we see an increase of patients coming in … [Read more...] about Supporting your Health in Autumn
Direct from Dr. Andrew Weil’s archives of anti-inflammatory recipes, Ginger Carrot soup is a wonderful fall soup with medicinal benefits! According to Dr. Weil, “Ginger is a wonderful digestive aid that strengthens the lining of the digestive tract, and protects against ulcers and parasites” … [Read more...] about Carrot Ginger Soup for the Soul
Julie Silver, MSW, L.Ac. Most of us eat foods because they are pleasurable and we enjoy their smell, taste and textures. Eating is a very personal experience as it is both a source of nutrition as well as a tool for social gathering. Most of us are also well aware of the nutritional value of … [Read more...] about Eating Right for the Season
In Chinese medicine, diet and food choices are the most important actions we can take to maintain balance and health. Here are some tips for healthy eating! 1. Eat vegetables mostly cooked or gently steamed. An excessive amount of raw vegetables can weaken the digestive qi. 2. Drink room … [Read more...] about TCM Dietary Tips for Balance
Living in a world with Covid-19, almost everyone knows someone infected with the virus. While each person’s experience with the virus is different, a common question we ask each other about Covid-affected loved ones is “were they healthy”? This question seems to require a very black or white … [Read more...] about What Does “Healthy” Mean to You?
Traditional Chinese Medicine is a fully integrative & holistic way of viewing the body - acupuncture is just one method of treatment! Another common method of treatment is nutrition. Food is one of the medicine's most everyday tools of healing. Each food has it's own unique nature in … [Read more...] about Cucumber Salad ~ cooling for those hot summer days