Sleepless in Denver – Part One

Sleepless in Denver – Part One

As an athlete aspiring to race on a professional team, I do everything in my power to perform the best I can. Good performance involves nearly every part of your life. Adequately fueling your body before, during and after training, good recovery (which includes...
Obesity Now Considered a Disease

Obesity Now Considered a Disease

The word disease could have a big impact on the way doctors treat obesity in the United States. The American Medical Association (AMA) has adopted a new policy that officially labels obesity as a disease “requiring a range of medical interventions to advance...
Post partum Nutrition Part Three

Post partum Nutrition Part Three

Healthful and Restoring Drinks Post Partum Fennel tea Hot water Fennel seeds – You can buy fennel seeds as whole seeds or already pulverized. The fresher the better. Recommendation: For feeling of coldness in the lower abdomen. This tea is beneficial for mother...
Post Partum Nutrition Part Two

Post Partum Nutrition Part Two

After childbirth it is crucial to replenish the body with essential nutrients. Pregnancy and birth are taxing on the body. In the “Post Partum Nutrition Part One” post I promised to offer an alternative, vegetarian option for the beef broth. Here it is:...
Post Partum Nutrition Part One

Post Partum Nutrition Part One

After childbirth it is crucial to replenish the body with essential nutrients. Pregnancy and birth are taxing on the body. Post partum nutrition requires special attention. In Traditional Chinese Medicine it is not advised to refrain from eating meat completely,...
Acupuncture 101

Acupuncture 101

I recently found this article online and thought it really sums up what acupuncture is all about. Interesting for anybody, but especially for those skeptics that still don’t come to my office because they are scared of needles or because they don’t “believe” in...