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Study on Acupuncture aiding Weight Loss

Posted on Jun 12, 2012 in Acupuncture, Health and Wellness, Uncategorized

The effects of body acupuncture on obesity: anthropometric parameters, lipid profile, and inflammatory and immunologic markers Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22649299 Abstract A randomized controlled clinical trial in 196 obese subjects was performed to examine the effectiveness of body acupuncture on body weight loss, lipid profile and immunogenic and inflammatory markers. Subjects received authentic (cases) or sham (controls) acupuncture for 6 weeks in combination with a low-calorie diet. In the following 6 weeks, they received the low-calorie diet alone. Subjects were assessed...

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Oh My Chai!

Posted on Jan 15, 2012 in Uncategorized

During the winter months it’s easy to feel chilled, increasing warming spices like those found in Traditional Indian Chai Masala tea can be the perfect prescription.  With spices like Cinnamon to increase circulation, open the brain and enhance vitality, Cardamon which elevates mood, Clove for blood circulation and pain relief, Ginger for digestion, immunity and circulation and Fennel seed a carminative herb that promotes digestion this tea can’t be beat!  While recipes vary you can give this one a try. Chai Tea 1 TBSP Fennel, 6 Cardamon Seeds (discard pod), 6 Cloves, 1 Cinnamon...

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Getting to Sleep Naturally, Help from Chinese Medicine

Posted on Jan 31, 2011 in Health and Wellness, Uncategorized

Getting to Sleep Naturally, Help from Chinese Medicine Alaina Speraw, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., B.A. 480-710-8458   www.goldlakeacupuncture.com Nearly two out of three Americans are experiencing sleep deprivation, not surprising that so many turn to high octane caffeine beverages to get through their day! Traditional Chinese medical view on sleep Nightime is considered the Yin Time, when your body takes care of itself, does routine repair and maintenance.  Proper sleep is essential to allow this restorative work to take place.  Especially critical to the function of organs such as the Liver, which...

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