The concept of constitution is widely applied in the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is an important part of clinical diagnosis and treatment. Traditional Chinese medicine considers that everyone’s physical constitution, which involves much more than just your body shape, is … [Read more...] about What Is Your Constitution And Body Type?
One of the many gifts of natural medicine is the ability to look deeper at symptoms. We are lucky to have a wide variety of medications at our fingertips at the local drugstore and it is easy to choose the appropriate drug for any current ailment. Chinese medicine (CM), however, strives to look at … [Read more...] about Listening to Your Body’s Messages
As I sit here reflecting , I am very grateful that, over the years, I have developed a “toolbox” to support me in both good and difficult times. In the past 2 months I have been challenged in ways I would not have imagined - much like everyone. This time has also shown me that I have … [Read more...] about 4 Pillars of Good Health
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
We know many of you, like us, are seeking information to stay healthy and balanced in the weeks ahead. We have put together a series of informative facebook live sessions to share our expertise and give you tools for self care and wellness! Please support our efforts and watch, comment and share … [Read more...] about Facebook Live April 27 – May 1, 2020