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Is Fermented Cold Liver Oil (FCLO) a healthier alternative to fish oil supplements?

Written on: 01 Apr 13 and Filed under: Articles | 0 Comments

Everyone and their mother has heard about the benefits of fish oil supplements; omega-3 fatty acids are important to decrease inflammation among other things, and DHA/EPA are essential during pregnancy for brain development in the fetus. But, new studies are showing that isolated polyunsaturated fatty acid/omega-3 rich fish oil, may not be the best form [...]

Chinese Sports Medicine Continues to Evolve with Acutaping

Written on: 08 Oct 12 and Filed under: Articles | 0 Comments

Chinese medicine for athletics has been in the news a lot recently due to the Olympics. One of the newer ways that TCM has been used to benefit athletes is through the use of acutaping. Acutaping is a new therapeutic tool that establishes a connection between acupuncture and kinesio-taping. The major difference between kinesio-taping and [...]

Chinese Medicine Relationship with the Heart and Summer

Written on: 25 Jun 12 and Filed under: Articles, Health | 0 Comments

In Chinese Medical philosophy, the summer season is associated with the heart organ. In TCM, the heart signifies not only the physical organ that pumps blood and lies within the chest cavity, but also the spirit, or “shen,” which houses the mind. In the spirit of the season, it’s important for all of us to [...]