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A clinical look at two kinds of Anemia

A clinical look at two kinds of Anemia Anemia is considered to be an anomaly in either the size or number of red blood cells in the body. Depending on how the disease manifests it can have a number of origins, but the most important causative factors are definitely related to nutritional issues. This decrease […]

Chinese New Year Dos and Don’ts!

Chinese New Year Dos and Don’ts! The Year of the Pig It is upon us, February 5th marks the beginning of the Year of the Pig!  Get ready ladies and gents! This seems to be the most talked about post we do all year, because who couldn’t use some LUCK!  This is my personal New Year […]

Being from the Wild North: CAMP Fire brings the Heart Alive

Being from the Wild North: CAMP Fire brings the Heart Alive In November I visited Chico where many of the Camp Fire evacuees are living in shelters or with friends and family. The truth is that no one in Chico is unaffected by this tragedy, and because many of the small communities lost in the fire are also a part of the greater community of Chico, Chico is overwhelmed […]

Raw Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Raw Vegan Pumpkin Pie from Treasure This recipe is from the book Sweet Gratitude, written by my good friend Tiziana Alipo Tamborra and Matthew Rogers.  They were head pastry chefs at Cafe Gratitude. I had the honor of sharing a desk with this amazing creator but years before that she reached out to me when I had […]

No-Sugar-Added Sweet Potato Casserole

No-Sugar-Added Sweet Potato Casserole from Nikole I am sucker for Thanksgiving dinner. I like all the classics, but I don’t necessarily like some of the ingredients in the classics. This recipe can easily be made dairy free by substituting almond milk and coconut oil instead of butter, and who needs marshmallows when sweet potatoes are […]

The Joy and Necessity of Travel

The Joy and Necessity of Travel Travel is healing, travel is about exploring new places but also ourselves, travel is the best way to shake things up when things are stale or stressed. I recently just got back from Italy, namely Rome, Tuscany and Positano. My first time to Italy and my first BIG trip […]

cold and flues can be helped by acupuncture

How to prevent a cold this season!

How to prevent a cold this season! As my favorite season comes creeping in… “The forces of Autumn create dryness in Heaven and metal on Earth; they create the lung organ and the skin upon the body…and the nose, and the white color and the pungent flavor…the emotion grief, and the ability to make a […]