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Breast Health and Chinese Medicine

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Breast Health and Chinese Medicine

If you use the internet and are on social media, then you are probably aware of the fact that it is breast cancer awareness month. I would like to use this opportunity to share some wisdom from Chinese Medicine, as it is predominantly a preventative medicine, and the best way to treat anything is to prevent it.

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The Stomach Acid Myth: The Real Root Cause of Heartburn + 5 Tips to Implement Now

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The Stomach Acid Myth: The Real Root Cause of Heartburn + 5 Tips to Implement Now

Most people are confused and misguided on the true cause of heartburn, or acid reflux. This is not your fault, as our culture tends to focus on providing relief from a symptom rather than fixing the root of a problem. We see advertisements all over the place for antacids, so we think that if an antacid will provide relief, and because acid is coming up, this must mean that the body is producing too much acid. However, this is very rarely the case. 

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OIL PULLING: A HEALTHY HABIT TO ADD INTO YOUR MORNING ROUTINE

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OIL PULLING: A HEALTHY HABIT TO ADD INTO YOUR MORNING ROUTINE

Oil Pulling. A lot of people have been talking about it lately, and there’s a good reason why. It’s amazing for your oral health, but also benefits the whole body as well. It is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that aids in the detoxification and cleansing of your mouth and body, and has been around for quite some time. 

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Why You Should Cold-brew Your Coffee

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Why You Should Cold-brew Your Coffee

We all know coffee is acidic, but what if I told you there is a natural alternative to acidic coffee…and it’s still coffee! When coffee is heated it creates acidity, but if you can extract the coffee without heating it up (what we call a cold-brew), there is 67% less acidity resulting in a smoother and tastier coffee. This means no heartburn, acid reflux, or upset stomaches. We all know that coffee contains many health benefits, so being able to reduce the acidity enables us to have our cake(coffee) and eat it too.

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Elixir of Health: Lemon and Turmeric Drink

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Elixir of Health: Lemon and Turmeric Drink

I have always had a great love for turmeric, as it has been used medicinally in Ayurveda for many many years. It has amazing anti-inflammatory properties and can be used to treat an array of ailments ranging from arthritis to menstrual issues to allergies.

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