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Seasonal Recipe: Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Want to switch up your weeknight dinners while getting healthy? Try this easy, acupuncturist-approved strawberry spinach salad recipe.

Summer is the perfect time to be eating salads and cooling fruits like strawberries. In traditional Chinese medicine, a big part of staying healthy is eating a good balance of foods to support what your body needs during various life stages, seasons, and while fighting ofRead More....

Detoxification Demystified

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
Zen Tuan Acupuncturist and Herbalist serving Pasadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, Arcadia, Altadena and San Gabriel Valley Evidence has shown that certain foods, such as fruits and vegetables, may be health protective and reduce the risk for many chronic diseRead More....

Dandelions for your Health

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, dandelions (Pu Gong Ying) is used to clear heat and relieve toxicity in the body. Pu Gong Ying is very useful during Spring time when wind and allergies run rampant affecting eyes, skin and internal organs such as the Liver and Stomach. Here are some ways to use this anti-bacterial, anti-ulceric, hepatoprotective and immunostimulant herb/flower!   Read More....

Healthy Spring Acupuncture Diet

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Follow these tips for a healthy spring diet that supports your liver.

• Eat light.

Overeating taxes your liver.

• Eat greens.

Sprouts, wheatgrass, spinach, kale and dandelions are particularly good foods in the spring.

• Eat sour?

Sour is the flavor associated with spring, however sour flavors are only recommended for certaiRead More....