3 simple ways to detox for digestion

3 simple ways to detox for digestion

If you’re like me, I start thinking about my NEED to detox around this time of year.  I ate more than I planned over the recent holiday.  I came across a pecan pie that brought tears to my eyes.  I give myself a major pass to enjoy treats this time of year.  With greater wine consumption and decadent food, my liver needs a little extra love.

Check out this post for my 3 simple ways to detox.

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You need this flavor to help digestion and battle sugar cravings

You need this flavor to help digestion and battle sugar cravings

We overeat sweet foods and neglect other flavors such as bitter or sour.  I can't remember the last time someone said they had a craving for something bitter but it's an important flavor we should make sure to include in our diet.  

In this video I share why bitter foods are important in the diet and how they can effect your waist line. Check it out.

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Green juice vs. green smoothie- How to get started

Green juice vs. green smoothie- How to get started

You don't necessarily need a Vitamix, Blendtec or fancy juicer to make a green drink.  There are great benefits to juicing and making green smoothies.  

Check out this blog post for a quick Green Drink 101 overview to get started with the green craze.

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Acupuncture in a nutshell

Acupuncture is not as scary as you may think.

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It must be a pleasurable experience if people keep coming back for more. Very fine needles which are virtually painless are inserted into acupuncture points. Signals are then sent to the brain for endorphin release, the stimulation of blood flow and the balance of the body’s vital energy called Qi (“chee”).

Acupuncture is excellent for treatment of:

  • Headaches and migraines
  • asthma and allergies, sinus issues
  • ringing in ears
  • weak immune systems
  • thyroid conditions
  • eye conditions
  • neck tension
  • low back pain
  • joint discomfort
  • tingling and numbness
  • digestive conditions (heart burn, acid reflux, constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome)
  • PMS, heavy menstrual flow, symptoms of uterine fibroids, endometriosis and ovarian cysts, infertility, hot flashes,
  • insomnia
  • and more…

Revitalize your energy and feel new again.

Qi is the vital energy of all things. It is what Chinese medicine seeks to manipulate to achieve health. When Yin and Yang are out of balance dis-ease results. Qi is manipulated by acupuncture, nutrition, tui na and meditation (to name a few) to reset the equilibrium. To restore proper flow of Qi, acupuncture works by inserting very fine needles into acupuncture points.

Acupuncture points are found on the acupuncture meridians (aka channels) that run like freeway systems on the body.

Just like freeways, these channels transport vital materials such as blood and brain/nervous system information.

When there is a blockage in the channel it’s like there is a traffic accident on the freeway and transport can not happen effectively. Furthermore, Chinese herbs can also help to relieve blockage and imbalance and are often recommended in addition to acupuncture.

Hope this was helpful!