By following an “Elimination Diet”, you may be able to identify foods that trigger certain symptoms including joint pain, skin rashes, headaches and much more. Here’s how to get started.
Learn everything you need to know for successful detoxification that is gentle on your body and doesn't remove any essential minerals in the process.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the fall season is an excellent time of year to engage in a gentle detoxifying cleanse for greater health and wellness. According to ancient TCM philosophy, every season correlates with different elements and organ systems in the body. The fall season give emphasis to the large intestines, the lungs and emotions of sadness or grief. As such, a gentle fall detox using a cleansing diet, natural supplements and mind-body methods such as meditative breathing, offers an ideal way to lighten our systems, improve digestion and increase overall well being.By gently cleansing the physical, mental and emotional toxins (including heavy metals, pesticides, environmental toxins; toxic emotions and thought patterns, etc.) we can greatly boost our energy and vitality in preparation for the winter ahead.
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The best way to begin a spring cleanse, and optimize results, is to incorporate cleansing and alkalizing foods, nutrients, botanicals and mind-body healing practices such as meditation, into a gentle program.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the Fall season is one of the most optimal times to engage in a cleanse for greater health and wellness. This transitional season offers the opportunity to lighten and energize your system in order to build health and maintain necessary vitality during the cold winter months.
Diet is one of the single most important factors in health and healing. As we know, the Western diet places heavy emphasis on concentrated animal proteins and processed, grain-derived carbohydrates which have a relatively low nutritional value. This way of eating is sometimes referred to as the Standard American Diet (SAD), and produces a chronic low-grade, overly-acid state in the body, according to many well-documented studies.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is recommended that we embrace the Fall Season by lightening our physical, mental and emotional load. This will give us the greater energy and health needed for a smooth transition into the Winter season.
As an integrative physician, some of the most important recommendations I make for my patients are centered around healthy eating habits. But what about healthy cooking? The right cooking techniques which increase nutrient availability are certainly an important part of a healthy diet, but many people don’t consider the fact that some cooking methods also increase the presence of toxins in your food as well.
Sea vegetables are not common staples in the Standard American Diet, but they have been enjoyed for thousands of years in the Asian diet. Whether sea vegetables are brown, green, purple or red, they all contain a number of beneficial nutrients such as vitamins A, C, E, B complex, including B12, as well as calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron and trace minerals.