New Office!

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Center Point healing, where I have been seeing clients for the past 2 years, has just moved from Hyattsville to College Park! We are now located at 7309 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 119, College Park, Maryland 20740. The new space is much larger and will accommodate more practitioners offering acupuncture, Chinese herbs, massage and nutrition counseling, AND …

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Oh, the places my food has been!

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It’s always surprising to see the places my foods have been! If only plants could write their history…   This winter, when I shopped for some of my kitchen staples, I paid attention to how far food travels to get to my kitchen. The lemons, garlic, mushrooms, avocado, carrots, celery, canned tomatoes, and assorted frozen …

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Name that sugar

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With Halloween upon us, open season for sugar consumption begins. Though we’re free to eat whatever we want, it turns out that a steady diet of added sugars can have a devastating impact on health and wellness. The first step is always just to recognize how much sugar you’re consuming and one of the easiest …

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Ketchup – a sneaky way to promote good digestive health

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At the risk of sounding like a lyrical jingle from the Minnesota Public Radio show Prairie Home Companion, today’s blog is brought to you by ketchup. Ketchup you ask? If you’ve ever read the ingredients on any of the popular brands you know that most of them contain high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, and …

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Decisions to make in the cereal aisle

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As some of my close friends could attest, up to a year after my return from living in rural Nicaragua, a trip to a supermarket was traumatic for me; I would become catatonic after a simple trip down the breakfast aisle at the local grocery store. There were just so many boxes, so much stuff …

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The healing power of Tomatoes

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July is typically when tomatoes ripen in northern climates. Farmers’ markets are heavily stocked with delicious ripe tomatoes in all types of heirloom varieties. The flavors offered in local fresh tomatoes are a giant leap from what you might find on supermarket shelves because tomatoes are one of many vegetables that taste much better when they …

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