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Optimizing Digestion with Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Digestive health is always a hot topic. With new information coming out every day about what trendy foods to include in your diet - it can be difficult to navigate the endless options at the grocery store. The Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective on nutrition relies on tried-and-true traditions of food as medicine. Diet culture is SOLD to us and does not have true, vibrant health at the center of its motive. Their marketing is designed to pinpoint your pain (sluggish digestion, low e…

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How to Fortify Your Immune System So Sickness Doesn't Scare You 

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When you hear “immune system” the first thing you probably think of is sickness. The immune system’s job is to fight pathogens and keep us healthy. In Western medicine there is a focus on disease treatment and less on prevention.

But do you only think about immune function as it relates to only sickness?

Chinese medicine perspective on immunity focuses on a person’s constitutional strength versus the strength of a pathogen. In TCM the Wei Qi is the defensive qi, ass…

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Natural Ways to Increase Bone Healing

When it comes to healing and strengthening bones, it's great to have a whole bunch of tools at your disposal. Healing a fracture goes beyond wearing a cast and getting extra calcium. Implementing the information listed here can help a broken bone make a quick and complete recovery.


Nutrients for Bone Healing & How to Get Them From Food


Building and repairing bone requires more nutrients than just calcium, and those nutrients are best found in food! Start with what you put on your plate, an…

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7 TCM-Approved Recipes for Optimal Digestion

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The Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective on nutrition is quite different from what we're used to here in the U.S. and that's why it's so helpful. Eating according to TCM principles can make all the difference for people struggling with digestive issues like bloating, constipation, reflux, diarrhea, low energy, & chronic inflammation as a result of eating the Standard American Diet (there's a reason the acronym is SAD).


Basic TCM Principles to Heal Your Digestion


Cooked: Think of cookin…

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