Optimize Our Diets in the Time of COVID-19

Optimizing Our Diet in the Time of COVID – 19 “Those who take medicine and neglect their diet waste the skill of the physician.” -Chinese proverb Optimizing our diet in the time of COVID-19 can rely upon the wisdom and guidance of Chinese nutritional healing and Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine and its 3,000-year-old tradition of embedding food as medicine in the culture can teach us a lot, no matter what culture we are from or live in now. The basics of Chinese nutritional therapy are steeped in the foundations of Chinese medicine, on the observation of nature and our unique interaction with it. Each of us live in specific climates, we live through seasons and their changes and each of us has a unique physical constitution and condition. These considerations are important to consider when making food choices and recommendations. In the time of COVID-19 food can

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Podcast: Acupuncture: A Chinese Art for the Modern Person

Podcast: Acupuncture: A Chinese Art for the Modern Person

Acupuncture, recognized by the World Health Organization as beneficial for over 40 health conditions, is most widely known in the West for its effective treatment of pain conditions. What if you knew that acupuncture could also help you in revitalizing your health, and help you feel more balanced and connected to yourself? If you go through life trying to plow through your list of “have to” and feel somewhat out of synch with who you are, out of balance, stressed, tense consider acupuncture treatments. What happens during an acupuncture treatment? Upon the placement of acupuncture needles on points along meridians or acupuncture channels, your body begins to respond. Often times people will talk of a feeling profound rest and feeling of energy. After an acupuncture treatment, one can feel, well, different. Your body is working to re-balance itself, your nervous system is getting a rest, your immune

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