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November 12, 2013

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Myths and Facts About Chinese Medicine III

Myth: Chinese Medicine is natural, so it’s hard to tell if it’s working or not FACT:  When it’s working, you’ll know it! People often think that natural = weak. It simply isn’t true. Acupuncture for pain will work within the first few treatments or it won’t work at all! Now don’t get me wrong, you […]

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November 12, 2013

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Myths and Facts About Chinese Medicine II

Myth: Qi is energy Fact: There is absolutely no historical basis for the translation of the word Qi as energy! This one tends to ruffle a lot of feathers, so let me be clear. I’m not making a statement as to whether or not there is energy in the body. I’m merely stating that the […]

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November 12, 2013

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Myths and Facts About Chinese Medicine Part I

Myths and Facts About Chinese Medicine   There are few things more misunderstood than Chinese Medicine is in the West. These days more and more people are hearing about and trying Chinese Medicine, most commonly Acupuncture, to treat their ills. As Chinese Medicine reaches into the mainstream, the misinformation is multiplying exponentially. I can’t speak […]

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June 20, 2013

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Help Fix the Farm Bill!

The government is trying to take away our access to organic, traditionally raised, local foods! ACT NOW to stop them!

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March 21, 2013

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Statin Nation!

Statin drugs, not cholesterol are the real dangers. Find out why cholesterol is not the problem!

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March 15, 2013

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GAPS Intro Diet Week 1

A San Francisco Acupuncturist, from Wood Tiger Acupuncture, reveals his personal experience with the GAPS Introductory Diet as prescribed by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride.

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March 5, 2013

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Lamb Broth with Lamb Shank

Lamb broth w/ lamb shank  You Will Need 3-4 lbs Lamb shank from Avedano’s 2 T apple cider vinegar 4-5 2 qt. jars Ladel or 2 c. pyrex measuring cup Canning funnel Metal tea strainer Tongs 1 programmable slow cooker   Place lamb in slow cooker Pour vinegar over meat. Add filtered water to fill […]

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March 5, 2013

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Duck Stock with Duck Neck

Duck stock w/ duck neck You will need: 1.5 lbs duck feet (ratios and total weight may vary) 1.5 lbs duck neck 2 T apple cider vinegar 4-5 2 qt. jars Ladel or 2 c. pyrex measuring cup Canning funnel Metal tea strainer Tongs 1 programmable slow cooker   Place duck feet and neck in […]

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March 5, 2013

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Mashed Carrots

Mashed Carrots You will need: Carrots (Peeled) ½ lb duck fat, lard or lard butter Filtered water Large steaming pot Large mixing bowl Immersion blender or potato masher   Pour a few inches of filtered water into the steaming pot. Put on high heat and cover. Chop and peel carrots. Place in steamer basket. Put basket […]

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March 5, 2013

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Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed Cauliflower You will need: 2 medium heads cauliflower ½ lb duck fat, lard or lard butter (Avedano’s) Filtered water Large steaming pot Large mixing bowl Immersion blender or potato masher   Pour a few inches of filtered water into the steaming pot. Put on high heat and cover. Chop cauliflower, removing and discarding stem. […]

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