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Four Fall Health Tips

1. Get Outside - Fall can be a treat for the senses: the crisp air, apple picking, pumpkin carving, a gorgeous canopy of fall foliage, and the crunch of leaves underfoot. These months are a great time to exercise outdoors and enjoy cooler temperatures. "Walking,...

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Boost Your System with Astragalus

Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for literally thousands of years. Today, in the western world, it's being rediscovered as a powerful adaptogenic herb with a remarkable ability to balance and boost immune...

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Keeping Cool in the Summer Heat

After a long cold winter, it’s hard to imagine we would be bothered by heat. As recent Bay Area temperatures dip into the triple digits, we can keep cool with diet and exercise. Summer correlates to the Fire Element and is the most yang, masculine and active of...

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Cleansing the Body

Cleansing and detoxifying prepares our bodies for winter.  Cleansing the Liver, Kidneys, Intestines and Lymphatic system strengthens the immune system, so we are better equipped to fight off colds and flus.  Also, it’s a great way to get into the habit of eating...

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Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate!

Our bodies release water through urine, sweat and breathing and the body begins to prioritize water usage as soon as we consume too little water. The top priority is the blood; without water the blood loses its viscosity and is not able to adequately transport...

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