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General Health Tips

Chinese Medicine Tips for the Lungs & Large Intestine (Food & Mood)

Autumn health tips according to Traditional Chinese Medicine  Chinese medicine talks about maintaining health by balancing the Five Elements in the body – Earth, Metal, Water, Wood and Fire. The Metal element is associated with the autumn season, and with the Lung and...

Sleep Hygiene (basic sleep self-care)

Sleep Hygiene (basic sleep self-care) Getting adequate, good quality sleep can go a long way to supporting our bodies and immune systems to heal, rest and recover. We offer acupuncture and Chinese medicine for insomnia in Toronto and Vaughan. Here are some basic...

Lazy, affordable, delicious vegetable-eating

Like you, I want to take care of my health, but I’m busy. It’s nice to take the time to prepare gourmet dishes occasionally, but a lot of the time, I just want something quick and easy. Here’s a solution for lazy wannabe vegetable-eaters like me:...

Acupressure helps with depression, anxiety, pain, sleep and fatigue in breast cancer survivors

The acupressure point combination described below was originally designed for breast cancer survivors with anxiety, depression, fatigue, pain and sleep problems, but may help other people with similar problems. First I’ll talk about the research study. Skip down...

FREE Workshop on Beating the Winter Blues: Wisdom from Chinese Medicine (Jan 26, Vaughan ON)

Feeling the winter blues? You’re not alone! Come to a FREE “food and mood” workshop on seasonal wellness. Learn tips for keeping your immune system up, staying grounded, focused and energized during the cold, dark months of winter. We’ll share simple...

Eat Your Greens! A Delicious Cancer Fighting Recipe with Broccoli and Tomatoes

Finding it hard to eat your cancer-fighting greens? Try this tasty broccoli recipe that pairs healthy veggies for an even stronger cancer-fighting effect! Instructions adapted from, and photo courtesy of, Rebecca Katz’s The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen. Note that I would...