All posts by Mary Tingaud

How can we eat more tumeric?

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Tumeric is from the root of the southern Asian shrub Curcuma long and is used extensively for color and flavor in curry cuisines. Many studies have shown it to be a useful anti-inflammatory, but there are so many other uses. Tumeric is also an anti-cancer medicinal. I just read another important article regarding research and useful …

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Adrenal Reset Diet from Dr. Alan Christianson

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So many of us are wired and tired and not sleeping well. Often times, insomnia is due to imbalanced cortisol rhythms. Here is a dietary concept developed by Dr. Alan Christianson which has helped me personally with sleep. Normal cortisol rhythms are high in the morning and low in the evenings.  High cortisol levels make …

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Cool Down this Summer

Summer has peaked here in Southern California. As an acupuncturist in the clinic setting, I am seeing cases related to excess heat. These can be rashes, headaches, anxiety, digestive complaints, and much more. If one already has a pattern that correlates with too much heat in the body, summer weather will make it worse. There …

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