Treating Autoimmune Disorders with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Autoimmune diseases are a group of disorders in which the immune system attacks the body and destroys or alters tissues. There are more than eighty serious chronic illnesses in this category including rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes, lupus, thyroid disease, inflammatory bowel disease, Addison’s disease, pernicious anemia, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and Guillain–Barré…

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Healthy fats – Cholesterol Impact

One of the most important aspects about being a good practitioner/citizen/general person is to not believe everything you read or hear. It’s not so much being skeptical as questioning the source of your information, wondering about the agenda behind the information, and just generally checking up on the facts. And one of the biggest lies…

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Foods Helpful for Gallstones

Foods Helpful for Gallstones USE ORGANIC FOODS Fresh vegetable juices (beet and cucumber especially) Drink lots of water – very important Garlic and garlic oil Avocados Artichokes Ginger root Coconuts Grapes and freshly pressed grape juice (organic grapes only) are especially helpful Apples particularly including apple juice apricots berries casaba melons currants figs guavas lemons…

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Yin and Yang Foods

By: Claudia Weitkemper L.Ac., O.M.D.-RN-Naturopath   Foods to tonify YIN: Millet, Barley, Wheat, Wheat germ, Rice, Quinoa, Amaranth, Seaweeds, Micro-Algae (Chlorella & Spirulina), Tofu, Black Beans, Kidney Beans, Mulberry, Potatoes, Yams, Water Chestnut, Black Sesame seeds, Goat milk, Yoghurt, Cheese, Kefir, Eggs, Clam, Crab, Abalone, Oyster, Mung- Beans and their Sprouts, Beets, String Beans, Persimmon, Watermelon,…

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