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With Heart

Love songs come from it. Shakespeare wrote endlessly about it. It breaks. It bursts with joy. It’s what dreams are made of. February is heart health month. In honour of this significant organ and system, here is my ode to the heart. Function The cardiovascular system circulates blood, amino acids, electrolytes, oxygen, and hormones to our cells, nourishing us and helping us maintain homeostasis. The Traditional Chinese medicine perspective acknowledges [...]

Change Your Terrain Through the Microbiome

The holy grail, the secret, the missing link to overflowing health is found in the title of this blog post. I’m not exaggerating. What do I mean by “Change Your Terrain Through the Microbiome"? This concept is as old as medicine itself. Today it is (thankfully) gaining more attention and authority due to research on the “microbiome” , or our gastrointestinal health. Ahh so the answer is a probiotic, right? [...]