Shake It Up!

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The sky is a deep blue, the trees are awakening from their winter slumber, the white snow underneath us glistens and I am discussing the value of healthy eating with my ski instructor. “Yes”, she says, “I have started my kids age 1 and 3 on a healthy gluten-free diet.”

She also informs me that her husband has Crohn’s disease and she has discovered a great anti-inflammatory seed called chia ...

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Stoking the Digestive fire: A Healthy Spleen and Stomach

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spleen - earth indexImagine a cauldron gently resting over a warm fire. This is how Chinese medicine views the center of the body.  A healthy, strong digestion and metabolism rely on keeping this fire burning, which means supporting the warming or Yang energies of the Spleen and ultimately the Kidneys. In Chinese Medicine, the Spleen corresponds not only to how we digest and process food, ...

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