What is on the label? Do you buy over the counter dietary supplements? Whether it be Vitamin D or something called Immune Support, or just a simple multivitamin? I bet all of you! I too, am one of those people. For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Lisa. I am one … Continue reading Supplements: do they really contain what the label says?
For those of us managing autoimmune conditions, a big holiday weekend like this can be challenging. As I am currently on AIP, I am not eating grains, dairy, legumes, nuts, seeds, or nightshade veggies. That means no bun with my burger, no ice cream, no chips, no potato salad, no tabbouleh, no hummus….. So, I’m … Continue reading July 4th Weekend and FOOD
A review of Liver detoxification product from Orthomolecular products, Core Restore.
I was as shocked as anyone to hear about the recent announcement in the press that some doctors have said that supplements are a complete waste. I finally found this cogent and expert response. This came from Orthomolecular Products, which of course has a financial interest in the subject. “As you are likely aware from … Continue reading Response to Medical Attack on Supplement Use
New research in the field of gastroenterology is showing that there is a close relationship between the function of the brain and the gastrointestinal physiology including the nerves that control the gut. When the brain does not send proper signals to the gut, the gut can develop many disorders, including larger than normal spaces between … Continue reading New evidence points to intestinal “leaky-ness” as root of many illnesses including mental health problems and allergies
After attending Terry Wahls talk, Acupuncture of Iowa promotes her approach to nutrition, as it is in line with the Oriental Medical perspective on healing the body with diet and nutrition. Dr. Wahls book is available for purchase at the clinic.
We just got back from a two day workshop with Paul Pitchford, author of Healing with Whole Foods. It was very interesting, if not daunting. His book is a huge one, full of information about Chinese medicine and using diet to heal diseases. The big news was that parasites are a huge part of most … Continue reading Healing Through Whole Foods
I started my detox this weekend to prepare for offering it to clients, and decided to post my first few recipes for the food I am eating. These are all simple and really yummy. If you are not used to the taste of real food, they will introduce you gently.
I am thrilled to announce the arrival of our new associate, Laura McCoy. Providing acupuncture, dietary therapies and nutrition consultation, as well as personalized activity and rehab programs
A few thoughts on how Oriental Medicine can help with weight loss in a truly wholistic and individualized way, by optimizing the physiology of the body.