Category Archives: Nutrition

TCM Diet for Spring and a Detox Tea Recipe!

By Ko Ching Lu EAMP, LAC   Spring is the season, which we see trees blossom and rebirth of many living life. According to Chinese medicine, spring is the season associated with liver organ and belongs to the wood element.  … Continue reading

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Put a Spring in your Health!

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz   Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ -Robin Williams              This year, this quote seems even more pertinent here in Washington.  After just breaking records for rainfall, the flowers and blossoms are bursting … Continue reading

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Hey Athletes: Let’s Kick it up a Notch this Spring!

by Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz, ND Spring is in the air, the buds are coming out on the trees, the daffodils are peeking up through the soil, time to get outside, shake off the winter doldrums and start thinking about longer, … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Season of Dryness! Some helpful tips…

by AIM Staff Fall is all about gathering resources and preparing for a cold and fruitless winter – a process that takes place all around us. Animals gather food and prepare cozy shelters and plants drop off leaves and seeds … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Healing with Honey!

By Dr. Brooke Azie-Rentz Recently I attended a conference on pain and wound healing at which one of the lectures was on bee products.  We talked about bee sting therapy, propolis, royal jelly, and all kinds of honey, with a … Continue reading

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Fat As Medicine

By Dr. Liat Engel   As we left off in our discussion from last month about good and bad fat – you are what you eat… what is the meaning behind this message? 20 years ago fat was considered the … Continue reading

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The Yin, Yang, and Fa Wu of Fats

by Erin Alberda, LAc We can’t get very far in talking about Traditional Chinese Medicine without delving into the theory of Yin and Yang.  It provides not only the foundation of our medicine as acupuncturists, but also a beautiful insight … Continue reading

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