Points Newsletter - October 2011


5 Essential Weight Loss Foods

5 Essential Weight Loss FoodsBy Maoshing Ni, Ph.D., D.O.M., ABAAHp, L.Ac.

Diets are very hard, as is the feeling of being overweight. Many fad diets promise significant weight loss results, but most rely on depriving your body of certain nutrients.

There are many fad diets that promise to help you lose weight in almost no time at all. After two or three weeks on the diet you find yourself losing enough to be able to brag to your family and friends about it, and you're so optimistic that this new lifestyle will be your ticket to a smaller waistline that you start to browse the stores for new clothes. More...  

Si Wu Tang: The Combination Tea that Help Boost Life Force

 By Jaseng Center for Alternative Medicine

According to Oriental medicine, a mixture of herbs is believed to be more efficacious than using a single herb. For this reason, compound natural remedies are widely prescribed by OMDs. An example of a perfect combination of herbs is Si Wu Tang.

People suffering from frequently numb hands and feet and constant fatigue can turn to the herb called Bai Shao. This herbal remedy works wonders for anemia sufferers. More...

Transforming Emotions as a Part of the Healing Process

By Marc Gomez, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M.

All physical health challenges have underlying emotional components. Optimal health is achieved through the integration of the mind, body, and spirit. An important part of the healing process is discovering the roots of emotional components, untangling and transforming them. Our emotions have a direct effect on our bodiesí tissues and internal organs. More...


Recent Research

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Salviae Miltiorrhizae Radix and Puerariae Lobatae Radix Herbal Formula Mediates Anti-Atherosclerosis

Su He Xiang Wan Essential Oil Alleviates Amyloid Beta Induced Memory Impairment Through Inhibition of Tau Protein Phosphorylation in Mice

Anti-Hypertensive Effect of Dan Shen and Ge Gen Formula its Underlying Mechanisms of Vasorelaxation

Ask Dr. MaoQ: My husband has very high triglycerides (in the 800ís) and cholesterol (in the 300ís). The medications he is given lower them a little. What can he do from the traditional Chinese medical perspective to lower these?

A: With the elevated levels of cholesterol in the 300ís, I suggest your husband take a combined approach. It is essential that he does not stop taking any medications prescribed by his physician. These suggestions will help to reduce the count and maintain his health while he does the following:  More...

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