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Chew On This! Why Chewing Is So Important

"The Japanese word kami (chew) means God or Divine Spirit. Chewing in the original Japanese meaning is to develop ourselves, to reach to the Universal Spirit." Michio Kushi Asian [...]

Fabulous Fiber

“Eat your muffin, it’s full of bran—it will make you move.”  I’m not sure which was more bothersome at 14, eating the dry, flavorless muffin being presented to me [...]

A Few Teas To Curb The Queasies

We've all felt queasy or nauseated at some point.  By request, I've selected a few teas that are specifically beneficial in treating the queasies whether they are caused by [...]

Treating Heartburn, Acid Reflux and GERD (Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease) with Asian Medicine and Holistic Nutrition

Heartburn, acid reflux and GERD (gastroesophogeal reflux disorder),  are very common complaints among Americans, with nearly 1 in 10 adults suffering at least once a week.  Ouch! That's a [...]

By |2020-11-24T03:13:53+00:00November 19th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions|3 Comments

Finding Joy – Calming Anxiety and Stress

"Are you okay? Are you safe?"  Normally, these aren't questions that I need to ask in my practice but 2020 has changed that. There have been a few times [...]

By |2020-11-17T21:48:17+00:00November 17th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Salty–The Flavor Of The Water Element

Salt! You cannot live without it. A vital mineral to life, salt has been a part of our food and lives since time immemorial. For centuries, salt was used [...]

Winter’s Energetics–The Season Of The Water Element

As Autumn gives way to Winter’s chilly darkness we should feel an urge to slow down and rest more. Winter is a time of reflection and introspection, a time [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:15:19+00:00November 15th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment

Burgundy Mushroom Soup

Warm and nourishing, this soup is great as a meal on its own for a chilly night.  The flavor of this soup can be varied [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:24:36+00:00November 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Cinnamon! A Very Yang Spice

Oh, the wonderful, warming smell and taste of cinnamon. Who doesn't love it? Cinnamon has been used in the Asian cultures since time immemorial, so to say that it [...]

Potatoes – The Energetics and Nutrition of Our Favorite Root

"What we need is a few good taters."  "Po-ta-toes! Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew. Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish." [...]

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