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: Turning on Teens to Health and Wellness: An interview with HealthCorps’ Coordinators

Podcast: Turning on Teens to Health and Wellness: An interview with HealthCorps’ Coordinators

The heart of HealthCorps programs are its enthusiastic, energetic, and committed coordinators who work with teens in 66 school programs across the United States. Today Ellen Goldsmith, L.Ac. interviews HealthCorps coordinators from local Portland, Oregon high schools.Amy Barras, coordinator at Benson High School and Kellie Cooke, at Cleveland High School join together to share their stories of empowering teens with tools and skills to build mental resilience, physical fitness, and healthy nutrition.

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