Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hot Socks

Hot socks, also known as “warming socks”, “wet socks” and “cold socks” are a form of Hydrotherapy (the use of water to promote health and well-being).  Hot socks are great for draining congestion, moderating fevers and encouraging movement of body … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Cold In!

From at Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) viewpoint, cold temperature can be a pathogenic agent.  This means that in TCM philosophy, cold can make you sick! Cold can come from outside the body (ie the weather outside) or inside the body … Continue reading

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Liver-Friendly Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, cooked and cooled 1 cup kale, finely chopped 1 cup dandelion greens, finely chopped 1 cup radicchio, finely chopped ½ cup celery, chopped   Dressing: ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ tsp cumin … Continue reading

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Health in the New Year

It’s January.  The New Year.  That time of year when many of us vow to make changes.  Well, the vow may have taken place on the 31st of December, but this is the time that we’re supposed to make it … Continue reading

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