Yearly Archives: 2013

The Homegrown Gourmet: Savory Red Lentil Cakes

Hi Everyone: I am always looking for healthy breakfast options, and this is a great one. Courtesy of the Homegrown Gourmet, this is a light and tasty gluten-free, lentil-based breakfast pancake. Feel free to add more veggies, cilantro or scallions. … Continue reading

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Acupuncture relieves fatigue in breast cancer sufferers

Acupuncture relieves fatigue in breast cancer sufferers

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It’s Official! Yoga Boosts Mental Health!

The benefits of yoga for physical health are well-known. But yoga is also a powerful ally to keep your spirits up — and an important component of any treatment for mental health.Yoga for Anxiety and Depression – Harvard Health Publications

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Gluten Intolerance: Is It A Fad?

Click on the link below to read a very informative article about Gluten Intolerance. Many patients ask me if this is a real problem. I believe it is, and this article provides a very thorough explanation: Gluten Intolerance: Is It … Continue reading

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Nourished to the Bone with Marrow Soup

Warming and nourishing soup is considered a health food in Chinese medical nutrition. When you add bones and bone marrow to your soup broth, the health factor increases exponentially. This is because bone and marrow relate to the kidney in … Continue reading

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Juicy, healthy persimmons

Looking for a seasonal winter fruit? Persimmons, in season from October through February, have a solid place at the table of Chinese dietary therapy. Known as “shi zi,” this brilliant orange fruit has been used traditionally to clear heat, supplement … Continue reading

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