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News and insights from the Acupuncture Northwest & Associates Team
Eating to Reduce Your Seasonal Allergies

This article was first published in the Tacoma Food Coop Newsletter for March 2015. 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...

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Acupuncture Northwest
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 health coach, Josh Sessions,...

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Fertility
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 and savory. I love...

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Massage Therapist
Massage is back at Acupuncture Northwest!!

OUR FABLED MASSAGE THERAPIST RETURNS TO ACUPUNCTURE NORTHWEST!!! It is with great pleasure that we welcome Danisha Christian back to the Seattle office!! For those of you who have had the pleasure of a massage with Danisha, you know how lucky we all are...

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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 time of year to...

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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 to your Chinese...

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Lifestyle
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 (expect more than one),...

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Our Tacoma Office Is Moving!

OUR TACOMA OFFICE IS MOVING! We are so pleased to announce our new Tacoma office space (with FREE parking)! We are combining forces with Abundant Health Center at: 2211 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma 98402 (near The Melting Pot and El Goucho) Our phone number and everything else will stay the...

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What Is Your Chinese Diagnosis?

What follows is my monthly newsletter article for the Tacoma Food Co-op.  This month’s article helps you to explore your health from a Chinese medicine perspective and then in the following months we will explore how to enhance your health by eating according to...

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Fertility
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 all proponents of the...

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