Be Well Blog > Gastroenterology/Digestion
Fasting Mimicking Diet: What is it?
Fasting, the practice of abstaining from eating or drinking for an extended period of time, is not a new concept — it has been in practice for about as long as civilization has existed. In modern times, it has been associated most commonly with religious practices or weight loss, but cultures around the world have […]
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Tips for Healthy Eating on Thanksgiving Day
Fall is associated with transitions of all kinds, many of which inspire nicknames for this time of year, such as “cold and flu season” and “sweater weather”. If your household is anything like ours, the Fall also unofficially kicks off “over-eating season”. Gathering with loved ones and sharing a fulfilling meal is one of the […]
Acupuncture from a Patient’s Perspective
My first time receiving an acupuncture treatment was quite remarkable. My digestion was terrible and I suspected I had IBS. I was leaving the next day on an airplane from Australia to North America and was becoming desperate. Anyone who has done that trip knows that it’s a 24-hour flight you do not want digestion […]