It's mid-August and, undoubtedly, you are enjoying the last few weeks of summer. However, in the back of your mind you may be thinking about fall – kids back at school, shorter days, cooler nights. If you are like me – you are not looking forward to the weather ahead, yet are somewhat ready for a … [Read more...] about Dietary Guidelines from Summer to Fall
Over the last 20 years, we have become more aware of the many challenges couples face in getting pregnant. Individuals are marrying later in age and couples are waiting longer to have children. In addition, environmental toxins and our own diet can directly impact our health and trying to … [Read more...] about Reproductive and Integrative Medicines – the perfect match!
What’s Your Favorite Wintertime Activity? There’s still time to take advantage of the winter season before the cold, snow and ice is gone for good. Not a fan? Take heart: Spring begins on March 20! Winter is a time for me to "hunker down" and enjoy the beauty of freshly … [Read more...] about Ask the practitioner
Much has been written about Bone Broth lately. In major cities such as New York and Chicago, bone broth restaurants have surfaced. In some neighborhoods, bones at local butchers are hard to come by – becoming a “hot commodity” as residents travel near and far to get the “best bones” for … [Read more...] about Don’t throw away those bones!
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on the theory of “Qi Energy”. Qi energy is what guides all functions in our body – breath, movement, reproduction, digestion are all functions of qi. In TCM, every organ has Qi energy and each organ’s qi oversees different functions of the body. … [Read more...] about Spring Liver Support
I recently attending the Center for Mind/Body Medicine’s conference entitled “Food As Medicine”. The conference was inspiring, to say the least. It made me think about diet in general and how it affects our health. According to the many speakers, diet can be the difference between living a long, … [Read more...] about Functional Nutrition