Category Archives : Nutrition

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Vata Pacifying Diet

Vata Pacifying diet   Oct 1 through Feb 1                        Remember, never say never and variety is the spice of life. *Okay in moderation    **okay Fruits Generally most sweet fruits Cooked apples, applesauce, apricots, avocado, bananas, berries, cherries, coconut, fresh dates, fresh figs, grapefruit, grapes, kiwi, lemons, limes, mangoes, melons, oranges, papaya, peaches, pineapple, plums, soaked prunes and […]


Healthier Life Style’ Leads to ‘Younger’ DNA

A telomere is a sequence of molecules (DNA in this case) that are at the ends of chromosomes to protect it from damage during replication. A long telomere equates to a more times it can replicate without errors. Shorter telomeres mean that each time a chromosome replicates it has more of a chance of errors. […]


Cracking the Egg and Cholesterol Myth

I still have patients tell me they’re avoiding egg yolks because of the amount of cholesterol and the danger of heart disease. This is unfortunate, because egg yolks are very nutritious, and there is little evidence of any correlation between eggs and heart disease. A just released study has debunked the “eggs and cardiovascular risk” […]


Wheat Protein in Soap Causing Wheat and Gluten Allergy

When I use MRT blood test for food sensitivity testing sometimes it can be non-food items that are causing symptoms. If the patient does not experience significant improvement in health after the first week of the MRT/LEAP diet then I instruct the patient to check ingredients in cosmetics, toothpaste, soap, and skin cream. It may […]


Important GMO Documentary Free until Sept 22nd

Besides acupuncture one of the big components of my practice is food hypersensitivities which can cause a myriad of symptoms that then drive up our health care costs because doctors are treating the symptoms with medication rather than the identifying the cause. Food hypersensitivities are caused by immune system dysregulation where there is an inappropriate […]


USDA Organic Label – Not Necessarily High Quality

There was an insightful interview on NPR’s “Here and Now” regarding the corruption within the USDA organic standards.   Before the government took over labeling of the organic standards there was no big business involved.  It was only small farmers who held the spirit of the organic food movement.  Some states had their own labeling.   But […]


Low Vitamin D During Pregnancy Can Lead to Language Development Issues

(From HealthDay News) — Pregnant women with low levels of vitamin D may be putting their children at risk for language difficulties, Australian researchers report. Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy may relieve the problem, they suggest. “Adequate vitamin D levels among pregnant women may be important for the optimal development of their baby,” said […]


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3 Healthy Chocolate Recipes For Valentine Day

Recipe #1  Black Bean Chocolate Chili Cherry Cookies There is a great food blog that our neighbor suggested to us after she brought over these chocolate chili cherry black bean cookies (or some permutation on the name). They were wow, delicious!, and packed some punch and good nutrition at the same time. Sounds kind of […]