Nutrition

Paleo Pumpkin Pie!

Paleo Pumpkin Pie!

Here’s a wonderful article and recipe from our very own, Julie Booker. She is an acupuncturist in our Seattle office and a board member of ABORM, the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine. I can attest to her wonderful baking...

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How To Make Butter Coffee – A Video

How To Make Butter Coffee – A Video

Here’s the link to Matt Ferguson of Acupuncture Northwest in Seattle discussing the health benefits of “butter coffee” in this short and informative video. Very interesting, give it a listen!

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A Green Recipe for Spring (and St. Patrick’s Day!)

A Green Recipe for Spring (and St. Patrick’s Day!)

Spring is upon us!  In Chinese medicine, springtime is associated with the color green, growth, the eyes, and the Liver organ system.  Spring is a good time to start doing more exercise to help get your liver qi moving and...

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Eating to Reduce Your Seasonal Allergies

Eating to Reduce Your Seasonal Allergies

Normally, we look to pharmaceutical and herbal medicine to treat seasonal allergies, but there is a lot you can do with your nutrition to lessen allergy symptoms and even lessen the allergies themselves. Since you are eating anyway, why not decrease...

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday season!  As we come down from the delicious excesses of the holiday season, many of us are looking to regain balance in our eating habits.  Here some great ideas from the wonderful...

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Gluten Free Recipes for the Holidays!

Gluten Free Recipes for the Holidays!

Here are a couple of my favorite grain free seasonal recipes. This time I will share recipes both created and shared from a favorite source. Both recipes reflect a commitment to whole foods, be dairy free, and will include sweet...

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Cooling Foods for Summer Heat

Cooling Foods for Summer Heat

Welcome back, and welcome to summer! As we’re hitting the warmest time of year, let’s look at foods that cool heat. During the summer months, Chinese medicine relaxes its stance on eating only warm, cooked foods. If there is any...

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Heart Healthy Foods

Heart Healthy Foods

Here’s another article I wrote for the Tacoma Food Co-op. Welcome back to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) nutrition class! In the past few months we have gone through Chinese medicine self-diagnosis and an overview of how to alter your diet according...

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Eating For Your Chinese Medicine Diagnosis

Eating For Your Chinese Medicine Diagnosis

Hello Everyone!  This blog post is the “nutritional follow up” to the previous post about how to diagnosis yourself according to Chinese medicine.  Here is the quiz again in case you missed it.  After you have your Chinese medicine diagnoses...

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An Experiment With Ketogenics

An Experiment With Ketogenics

My most recent nutritional bio-hacking experiment involved a five month personal trial of the Ketogenic diet after listening to some interesting interviews with Dave Asprey, Dominic D’Agostino Phd, Dr. Duncan Lewis, Dr. Thomas Seyfried and author Elaine Cantin.  They are...

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