What Are Probiotics, And Why Are They So Great?

One of my favorite health trends that’s been popping up over the last few years has got to be probiotics. The things these micro-organisms can do for us is absolutely astounding. I’ve even heard that some scientists think that in the future we’ll think of our gut bacteria the same way we think about germ […]

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The 5 Flavors in TCM

In my last blog, we started discussing the energetics of food. We discussed the difference between yin vs yang, and moist vs. dry in foods. Traditional Chinese Medicine actually takes it a bit further, and before we can get into herbalism we need to get and handle on the 5 flavors. The 5 flavors are […]

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The Energetics of Food

If you read my last blog, then you already know about Qi and how Yin and Yang energy can affect your body. A short recap, in case you missed it – Traditional Chinese medicine maintains that the source of our ailments is an imbalance of Qi (pronounced Chee), which is basically another word for life […]

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