Health

Lessons About Longevity: What Can We Learn From Blue Zones?

Is longevity truly “all in your genes,” as many people believe? Actually, data from twins suggests that genes only account for a fraction of human...

How Caffeine Works

Just about everyone has a flood of opinions about caffeine. Even the word itself tends to create a dichotomous perspective of either strictly good...

Caffeine in Tea: How it’s Different from Coffee (And Why It’s Special)

What’s your biggest motivation for drinking tea? Caffeine might not be the main reason, but for most tea drinkers, it’s a welcome aid for alertness,...

TCM Tips for a Healthy Transition to Summer

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, our bodies are believed to be deeply connected to nature and the planet. Part of that includes seasonal changes and...

Tea and Meditation: A Match Made in Nirvana

More than just a source of caffeine, tea is full of healthy plant compounds – many of which also happen to possess mildly mind-altering...

Intermittent Fasting vs. Time Restricted Eating: Which One is Right for You?

What’s the difference between intermittent fasting vs. time restricted eating? Even though the basics of intermittent fasting (IF) and time restricted eating (TRE) may sound...

Supporting a Healthy Digestive System with TCM

In both eastern and western medicine, a healthy digestive system is recognized as a critical component of overall health. We’ve already dug into the...

Benefits of Sublingual Use of Tea Catechins: Why and How

Did you know that drinking tea isn’t the only way to consume it? For all its incomparable proven health benefits, tea drinking is actually not...

The 10 Best Teas to Support a Healthy Immune System

When you don’t feel well, curling up on the couch with a good book and some hot tea or soup can be immensely soothing. A...

A TCM Approach to Supporting the Immune System

No matter the health philosophy, a well-functioning immune system is seen as the foundation of a happy and healthy body and mind.   In Traditional Chinese...

The Best Bitter Foods to Include in Your Diet and Why You Should

Did you know that bitter foods may be better for your health? Often described as a sharp or pungent flavor, the bitterness in foods like...

Intermittent Fasting and Exercise: The Definitive Guide

It’s no secret that intermittent fasting is fantastic for your health. And the same is true for exercise.  But what about intermittent fasting combined with...
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