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Kombucha: Limits & Benefits

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Below is a link to a great article that sites studies regarding the benefits of Kombucha. Some are animal studies which don’t always translate to humans, but the nutrients found in kombucha have been studied on humans with beneficial effects (healing gastric ulcers and liver detox). One warning, based on my own experience and other practitioners, too much …

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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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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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