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Stay Healthy This Fall With Traditional Chinese Medicine

– Posted in: Nutrition and Diet
Fall season in Arizona

The Fall season is the beginning of what Traditional Chinese Medicine calls the “yin cycle”. In comparison, Summer focuses more on external things such as travel and outdoor activities. Summer is ruled by the element Fire.  In contrast Fall is a time for organizing one’s life for the winter season ahead. Fall is ruled by [...]

October is Family Health Month

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family health

October has a national campaign called “Family Health Month“. This campaign ties right into a goal of staying healthier by encouraging us all to take a closer look at our health. While it should not take a national campaign to encourage us to become healthier, “Family Health Month” encourages people to take a closer look [...]

Indian Summer and Healthy Eating

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Indian summer

Summer is divided into two parts…Summer and late Summer… in the concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Late summer, often called “Indian summer” is that time at the end of Summer and before Autumn when there is often a hot spell. In Traditional Chinese Medicine the Stomach and Spleen rule the “fifth season”. Traditional Chinese medicine [...]