Crossfit Athletes use Acupuncture

May 31, 2013

Everyone has by now heard of CrossFit, the strength and conditioning program that has taken the exercise world by storm. It’s a specific style of working out that uses a wide variety of exercises, including running, rowing, plyometrics, gymnastics, weight training and Olympic weightlifting techniques. It is a workout style well known for its pain, and [...]


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Lentils With Spinach

March 7, 2013

Here is a recipe that is easy and healthy! It is vegan, low fat, high in plant based protein and chlorophyl (see the benefits of chlorophyl here). This recipe is so pleasing to the  palate, I think I could eat it every day. It consists of only seven ingredients, including salt! Try experimenting with additional [...]


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The Power of Mint

March 5, 2013

Most everyone has heard of mint, and have likely grown it in their garden at some point. Mint is also a Chinese herb called Bo He. In Chinese medicine, it is used to expel wind-heat from the head region, and treats symptoms like fever, headaches, red eyes, cough and sore throat. It is also used [...]


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Mom’s Minestrone Soup

February 25, 2013

Yum! (Serves; 8 people) Ingredients ½ cup olive oil 3 tbsp butter 1 cup thinly sliced yellow onion 1 cup diced carrots 1 diced celery 2 cups peeled, diced potatoes 2 cloves garlic 1 ½ cups fresh white beans, if available or 1 ½ cups canned cannellini beans or Great Northern beans, cooked. 2 cups [...]


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Sausage and Kale Soup

February 21, 2013

Try out this amazing and healthy soup recipe. I make it all the time. Sausage and Kale Soup Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 large onion 4 cloves of garlic, chopped and peeled 1 pound of mild, ground chicken sausage 2 cups of chicken broth 3 cups of beef broth * I often skip the [...]


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The Real Deal About Cleanses

January 29, 2013

January is the time when everyone is making resolutions to be healthier in the new year. Setting goals for fitness and diet. And of course….doing a cleanse. I am sure you have heard the phrase, “I can’t eat that, I’m on a cleanse,” more in the last few weeks than you ever care to again. So how [...]


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Delicious Chicken Salad – Dairy Free and Gluten Free

November 27, 2012

Here is great and simple lunch salad I made up today for Sarah to satisfy her lunch prerequisites: a) no heating required, c) low or no carbs, d) low fat, e) high protein, f) gluten free, g) little to no dairy… and phew that is it. Recipe: 1  1/2 cup cooked chicken breast 1  cup [...]


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Auto Accidents and Relief With Acupuncture

November 8, 2012

Unfortunately as winter sets in and we begin to see in-climate weather and dangerous road conditions, the possibility of getting into an accident greatly increases. So first and foremost please use caution and be extremely careful when road conditions do become dangerous or better yet; avoid driving all together. If you are in an accident involving injuries, [...]


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GMO Products and Gluten Sensitivity

October 30, 2012

Gluten is a big topic these days, and there is no shortage of information on gluten sensitivity, gluten-free products and diets. We see many patients at our clinic who have serious health issues due to a sensitivity to gluten. When they eliminate gluten from their diets, they get exponentially better. But why is this happening? [...]


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Getting Rid of Heartburn and Acid Reflux

October 23, 2012

Guest Blog: Thank you Sarah! Wow what a transformation I have seen in my health and overall comfort level… I came to Sarah for help after the onset of chronic heartburn which was making my life miserable. Before  coming to see Sarah I saw my Primary Care doctor and he prescribed me a common heartburn [...]


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