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Nutrition and Lifestyle Education

preparing foodIn order to have lasting positive changes to your health, it is essential to take a look at your lifestyle and diet and make changes where necessary. This is an integral part of your treatment plan along with the Acupuncture treatments. It is important to understand that the food you eat affects every aspect of your health as does your activity level and sleeping habits.

Chinese Medicine looks at food as medicine first and foremost. You will get the most out of your treatments if you follow the suggestions given to you in possibly removing certain foods and adding others according to your specific body type. Certain types of exercise is also recommended specific to the individual. Running may be good for one individual where as yoga might benefit another more so. When we do the initial intake, I will be able to assess your specific pattern and constitution and what would work best for you.