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Category: Recipes

Healthy Herbal Coolers To Quench Your Thirst This Summer

Here in Chicago it is thrilling to finally have some warmer weather! In this post Cathy Margolin shares two great recipes for cooling drinks, which are much healthier than your average sports drink or lemonade. From Pacific Herbs By Cathy Margolin Summertime is upon us and it’s heating up out there. Forget the lemonade and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 6, 2017

Watermelon Gazpacho

This yummy recipe includes benefits from a Chinese Medicine point of view. Learn how watermelon not only tastes great but also has health benefits. This article is from Acufinder.com and written By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Watermelon (Xi Gua) In ancient Egypt, watermelon juice and its seeds were traditionally offered to quench the thirst of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 19, 2015

Why You Should Be Eating Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are one of my new favorite superfoods. These ancient seeds were commonly consumed by people in the Mayan and Aztec cultures, Chia even got its name from the Mayan word for “strength.” They are considered a “superfood” because they pack in so many nutrients with a minimum of calories. 3 Health Benefits of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 21, 2014

Winter Squash Soup

Winter Squash is a wonderful food for Winter. The abundance of this tasty squash peaks in early Fall and is available to early winter. Winter squash is a food that nourishes your Yang energy which is masculine in nature and is described as light, dry, directed, focused, logical, and action oriented. In the Winter, I: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 14, 2013

Want To Be More Positive? Eat Healthier? And Save Money? Check Out These Blogs

When I write I write for this blog I try to be helpful. So today I thought I would provide some links that I hope people who read this blog will enjoy and find useful. The Positivity Blog ~ The name is pretty self explanatory. Henrik Edberg writes practical posts about simplifying your life, improving your: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 16, 2011

Chinese Medicine Has Solutions For Insomnia

No matter what complaint a patient presents to me, I listen for information about the two things that are vital to making anyone feel better. They are good sleep and regular bowel movements. This post, by Julie Lee, the founder of Unique Acupuncture, in Oregon, focuses on how to improve your sleep. We’ll save “being: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 2, 2010

Fall Articles About Chinese Medicine

I regularly read articles around the web about Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. It’s always fun to get new ideas and good information from other acupuncturists. Here are some excerpts from posts I’ve enjoyed. Many people search the internet for good food choices and recipes. Chinese Medicine believes in eating in harmony with the season. In: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 24, 2010

How To Live in Harmony With Winter

Shaping your life in the middle of winter is different than the same task would be in summer. We have just entered the year of the Tiger, being a smart cat means knowing when to pounce and when to be still. Winter is a time to be still, so the new beginnings might not be: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 28, 2010

Best Banana Bread & it's Vegan!

Did you know that the average banana contains a whopping 467 mg of potassium? Potassium is an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure and heart function. Bananas also help protect against stomach ulcers and ease constipation. Plus they are a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, and dietary fiber. Below is a delicious: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 29, 2010

An Oatmeal Recipe To Keep You Warm And Healthy

Hey Folks, here is a wonderful winter recipe from from South Loop Acupuncture.OATMEAL TERI STYLE Good quality oatmeal (I usually use rolled oats or a combination of rolled w/ flax seeds)Rice milkWalnutsDried cranberries or goji berriesHoney Walnuts are good for the brain. They are high in omega3 and contain good fats. They can improve brain: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 10, 2009
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