Posts tagged with "diet"

15. November 2017
Thanksgiving usually involves binge-eating not-so-healthy foods, but that doesn't have to be the case! Make a few swaps to feel better during the upcoming holiday.

16. September 2017
There's been a lot of hype about buying organic the past few years. Is it really worth it or just a fad?

21. April 2017
Vegetarianism is a controversial topic, especially because those for and against it both have very passionate views. We tend to have a more middle-of-the-road approach at Beachside Community Acupuncture (but more on that later). When deciding whether to cut back on or completely cut out meat, read through the research and really get in tune with what feels right to you. Some of our favorite references for vegetarianism (and even into veganism or a completely raw foods diet) are Kris Carr's...

03. January 2017
What are you doing after you drink your warm water with lemon? We personally like to let the body "digest" it for a little bit before eating breakfast. If you're the type who likes to skip breakfast, make it one of your New Year's resolutions to break that habit! Start with something little if you don't feel hungry - try a protein shake (at room temperature) or a hard-boiled egg - and then work your way up to a full meal. Feeding the body in the morning gives it the energy to get you through to...

29. December 2016
What do you do when you first wake up? More specifically, what do you eat and/or drink? Through the night we lose water as we breathe, which means we can start the day off a bit dehydrated. Having at least a glass of water as soon as you wake up replenishes that lost water and gives your cells the hydration they need to function. Room temperature or slightly warm water is your best bet. In Chinese Medicine, the main digestive organ (the Spleen) likes to be warm, so downing a cup of cold water...