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Live Well Live Long

There exist no miraculous methods in the world, only plain ones, and the perfection of the plain is miraculous. Fei Boxiong, 186311 The ordinary is the extraordinary. Wang Xiang-Zhai (Qigong master), 1885 – 1963 (in Cohen, K. 2000. The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing. Ballantine Books Inc.)   Most … Continue reading Live Well Live Long

Research on diet for IBS/IBD

Recent research on following a Paleo Autoimmune Protocol has shown it is effective in reducing symptoms from IBD. The authors of the study wrote: "Clinical remission was achieved by week 6 by 11/15 (73%) of study participants, and all 11 maintained clinical remission during the maintenance phase of the study." Chris Kresser is an acupuncturist … Continue reading Research on diet for IBS/IBD

Using probiotics to improve seasonal allergies

During a recent study (funded by the probiotic maker) 175 research study participants were given either 2 probiotic capsules or placebo during spring allergy season. The participants receiving probiotics showed a small but significant improvement in allergy symptoms. A link to a review of the study is found here:  http://blog.emersonecologics.com/2017/07/20/clinical-research-improving-seasonal-allergies-with-probiotics/?utm_term=Improving%20Seasonal%20Allergies%20with%20Probiotics&utm_campaign=The%20Weekly%3A%20Addressing%20Allergies%20Through%20Inflammation&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-The%20Weekly%3A%20Addressing%20Allergies%20Through%20Inflammation-_-Improving%20Seasonal%20Allergies%20with%20Probiotics This supports what we know … Continue reading Using probiotics to improve seasonal allergies