Acupuncture was first used in China over 2000 years ago, and is one of the oldest medical procedures in the world. Acupuncture stimulates the anatomy of the body and helps to balance the energy flow throughout the body through the use of tiny, metallic needles placed in specific points on the body. Acupuncture is the basic foundation for Traditional Chinese Medicine and is based on the belief that there are two opposing and inseparable forces within our body. They are known a
Granny Smith Apple & Spinach Detox Smoothie Ingredients 2–3 cups spinach (packed) 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk 1 banana 1 Granny Smith apple (cored and cubed) 1 cup chopped cucumber 4 dates 1 tablespoon flax seeds Squeeze of lemon Large handful of ice Directions Add the spinach, coconut milk, and banana to a blender and blend until combined. Add the apple, dates, cucumber, flax seeds, and lemon juice, then blend for 2-3 minutes until completely smooth. Add the ice and ble
According to the American Journal of Public Health, more than half of all children and adolescents in the United States aren’t drinking enough water. Research estimates as much as 75% of adults are chronically dehydrated. Symptoms of dehydration include: 1. Fatigue 2. Irritability 3. Dark colored urine 4. Excessive thirst 5. Headache 6. Sugar cravings 7. Chills 8. Muscle cramps 9. Lightheadedness and confusion 10. Dry skin 11. Constipation 12. Foul-smelling breath Dehydration
Ingredients 1-2 Kiwi fruits 1 Gala apple 1 celery stalk or 1/3 cucumber Directions Wash kiwi, apple, and celery or cucumber in running water and pat dry. Peel kiwi and cut into slices. Cut apple into slices and remove the core. Cut celery or cucumber into pieces. Use juicer to blend ingredients until smooth. Pour of ice and serve! Variations: Add spinach, kale, carrot, mango, orange, or berries to enjoy different flavors!
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is classified as an auto-immune disease. It is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can cause joint pain and damage throughout the body as the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues. The inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis affects the linings of the joints, which causes painful swelling. As time goes on, it can also lead to bone erosion and deformity of the joints. In severe cases of RA, the internal organs can also be impacted. T