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Update: Homeopathy Fail by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It seems that the National Health Service of the United Kingdom and Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council aren’t the only ones questioning the effecti ... Read on »
Weekly Inspiration–Week 17, 2015 by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine “What are tapas? A way of understanding life.” ~Ferran Adrià photo credit: IMG_8094a via photopin (license) The post appeared first on . Read on »
An Easter Tradition by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine This past Easter, I prepared a meal that I grew up with. Like many families, we had an Easter tradition. It centered around my mother. Everything about is her. Even thou ... Read on »
Weekly Inspiration–Week 16, 2015 by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine “The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” ~ Julia Child photo credit: Tackling the Big T via photopin (license) Th ... Read on »
Diet Soda Don’t Help You Lose Weight by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine When you’re trying to lose weight, you know that every calorie counts. You may practice portion control to cut a few more calories. If you were counting on diet soda to ... Read on »
Weekly Inspiration–Week 15, 2015 by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine “I think every woman should have a blowtorch.” ~Julia Child photo credit: Blow Torch via photopin (license) The post appeared first on . Read on »
The Failed Promise of Homeopathy by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I can understand now why doctors and medical professionals get fed up with alternative medicine. Why some may have legitimate efficacy, you still have snake oil quackery ... Read on »
Weekly Inspiration–Week 14, 2015 by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine “I believe that if ever I had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around.” ~James Beard photo credit: Tarragon via photopin ... Read on »
Vitamin D Revisited by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A by University of California-San Diego and Creighton University looked at the basis for the current RDA for vitamin D as recommended by the National Academy of Science ... Read on »
Fast Food Ads and Kids by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine You have to give advertisers credit; they know kids. They know if a kid get fixated on something that there isn’t a force in this world to sway them. Fast food ads seem ... Read on »
Weekly Inspiration–Week 13, 2015 by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine “Once you understand the foundations of cooking – whatever kind you like, whether it’s French or Italian or Japanese – you really don’t need a cookbook anymore.” ... Read on »
Shared Meal, Spanish Style by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine For most meals, I plate the dish. I’m working on my techniques to make my dishes more attractive. But once in awhile, a shared meal is a refreshing change. If you think ... Read on »
Lift Weights to Lose Weight by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine You know that exercise is important for good health. In addition to helping you look great, scheduling time to lift weights may boost the benefits you get from working o ... Read on »
Antibiotics and Chickens by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine You probably have heard about McDonald’s decision to phase out chickens raised with antibiotics. Now KFC is feeling the pressure to do the same. The question we need to ... Read on »
Weekly Inspiration–Week 12, 2015 by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine “Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for.” ~David Chang photo credit: Mixed Veggies via photopin (license) The p ... Read on »
Weight Loss Myth Busted by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine You may not know the physiology behind it. That’s okay. I didn’t know it either until I read about this study from the University of New South Wales . I did the same thi ... Read on »
Weekly Inspiration–Week 11, 2015 by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine “A dessert without cheese is like a beautiful woman who is missing an eye.” ~Brillat-Savarin, French gastronome photo credit: Comeda Manchego Deluxe! via phot ... Read on »
Inactivity and Weight Gain by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine In one of the most cruel added insults to injury stands inactivity. We eat too much. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations , Americans ... Read on »
Bring on the Chili Peppers! by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine If you like your food spicy, you have another reason to bring on the chili peppers. Researchers from the University of Wyoming found that capsaicin, the ingredient in c ... Read on »
Weekly Inspiration–Week 10, 2015 by Chris .. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Where finally gold flecks began to dance. They poured hot water then, sterilized a birchwood-bowl and little corrugated butter-spades. Their short stroke q ... Read on »