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7 Superfoods That Can Change Your Life

You are what you eat is an adage that holds more truth than you may realize. Unfortunately, many people today focus their diet around processed foods that are high in sugar, sodium and fat. Diets such as this can increase a person’s risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and more. You can protect your […]

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7 Things You Need to Know About Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture involves the placement of thin sterilized needles to stimulate various acupoints throughout the body. The stimulation of these areas is believed to correct imbalances and blockages in the body by promoting the healthy flow of energy (known as qi – pronounced CHEE). The thought of having half a dozen or more tiny needles sticking […]

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What You Need to Know about Food Allergies

Food allergies are common these days. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that food allergies among children increased approximately 50% between 1997 and 2011.[1] No one knows why food allergies are increasing, although several theories exist. This leaves doctors and scientists unsure about what to recommend in order to prevent them. […]

Acu 101: The Eight Principles

When you go to an acupuncturist, have you noticed that the way they describe your illness is different than the way your doctor describes it? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) looks for patterns of imbalance. Identifying these patterns allows your acupuncturist to form a TCM diagnosis and leads to your treatment. Because of this, illnesses that […]

Can You Use Acupuncture for Weight Loss?

Everyone is looking for the secret to weight loss, without falling victim to the latest gimmicks. With so many different opinions about how to lose weight, it can be difficult to tell what will really work. Fortunately there is a technique for weight loss that has been tested for centuries:  acupuncture. This technique is safe, […]