3 GI Survival Tips for Thanksgiving

November 14, 2014

Americans enjoy a bit of excess on Thanksgiving. Intermittent excess is important for maintaining a dynamic balance, especially if followed by deep rest. To paraphrase some sage Chinese Medicine wisdom, “Things are bound to get out of balance once in a while, might as well enjoy it.”

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It’s Pumpkin Time! Healthy Food For Late Summer

November 14, 2014

There’s a bit of a snap in the air. Coffee shops are peddling pumpkin flavored lattes. A rainbow of squash is appearing at the farmers’ market. It is late summer. It is time to harvest. Time to gather resources to prepare for winter

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Heat or Ice in the first 24 hrs of an injury?

November 14, 2014

One of the most common and detrimental misconceptions about healing a traumatic injury is the practice of using heat within the first 48 hrs. While heat is beneficial for later healing stages, heat in the acute inflammatory stage is like adding gasoline to the fire

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