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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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Acupuncture Northwest & Associates
Detoxify Your New Year!

Detoxification, what a great New Year’s Resolution!  We offer guidance through our detoxification program at Acupuncture Northwest & Associates.  Read on to get excited about getting those toxins out! Its surprising that many ingredients in products that we lather and slather ourselves with daily still...

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A Congee for all Seasons

Congee is a traditional Chinese porridge.  Normally it is made of rice and is eaten with meat, vegetables and/or herbs.   It can be eaten for breakfast and is often given to ill people, as it is easily digestible.   Some regions in China also use...

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Cheryl House
Increase fertility by reducing BPA exposure

There are studies showing BPA levels may decrease male fertility and increase risk of miscarriage.  BPA is a synthetic estrogen found in the lining of cans and hard plastics.  It is slowly being phased out but is still in most canned foods and drinks...

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Acupuncture Research!

Research suggests that acupuncture helps activate the parasympathetic nervous system’s “relaxation response,” as well as boosting the nervous system’s production of mood-improving endorphins and encephalins.  Here’s the link.

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