Acupuncture for Cancer


The following is an article I had published several years back in Vitality Magazine on March 01, 2007 and which can also be accessed on my clinic blog at http://www.acupao.com  http://www.acupao.com/2012/03/26/acupuncture-for-cancer/ Acupuncture for Cancer – Integrating Eastern with Western Medicine In the fall of 2003, the Canadian Cancer Society held its first symposium on the…

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Acupuncture for Pregnancy & Labour | Vitality Magazine | Toronto Canada alternative health, natural medicine and green living


Here is a great article by Chris Di Tecco, D.Ac, D.TCM,  on how acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help you during the different stages of pregnancy and labour: Acupuncture for Pregnancy & Labour | Vitality Magazine | Toronto Canada alternative health, natural medicine and green living.

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Spring Cleaning with Fennel, Zucchini, and Black Olive Penne


Now that spring has officially arrived, a little home spring cleaning is just what our family needs. And what better way to support that than a healthy vegetarian dish that highlights the delightfully flavorful, fennel (see image below to appreciate it in its full glory). Photo credit: http://www.lesliebeck.com/images/featured_foods/fennel_300.jpg The wonderful recipe that featured my large fennel…

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Day Three, Part One: Twenty Days Toward Being A More Mindful Mother


If you are new to this series of posts by Carrie of the Parenting Passageway (http://theparentingpassageway.com), please refer to my note on my previous post under Education, which links to Day One, Part Two: Twenty Days Toward Being A More Mindful Mother https://faymeling.wordpress.com/2012/03/11/day-one-part-two-twenty-days-toward-being-a-more-mindful-mother/ . Thanks! -Fay Meling Below is a lovely post from Carrie on the Parenting…

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Part Two, Day Two: Twenty Days Toward Being a More Mindful Mother


If you are new to this series of posts by Carrie of the Parenting Passageway (http://theparentingpassageway.com), please refer to my note on my previous post under Education, which links to Day One, Part Two: Twenty Days Toward Being A More Mindful Mother https://faymeling.wordpress.com/2012/03/11/day-one-part-two-twenty-days-toward-being-a-more-mindful-mother/ . Thanks! -Fay Meling http://theparentingpassageway.com/2012/03/19/part-two-of-day-two-twenty-days-toward-being-a-more-mindful-mother/

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Day One, Part One: Twenty Days Toward Being A More Mindful Mother


I just came across this lovely blog on parenting by Carrie of the Parenting Passageway. Carrie is “a certified neonatal and pediatric physical therapist, lay breastfeeding counselor, board-certified lactation consultant and positive parenting and homeschool consultant, Carrie has observed, worked with and counseled thousands of families.” ( http://theparentingpassageway.com/about/) Carrie has written a series of entries that…

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A beautiful symphony of flowers at Allan Gardens


During March break, the kids and I took a trip to our local conservatory, Allan Gardens. Children love learning about the different types of plants and flowers, and where, how and why they grow where they do. The conservatory is a walking symphony of spring blooms that are separated into different rooms with incredible plant…

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St. Paddy’s Feast: Vegan Sliders and Fries


St. Paddy’s Feast: Vegan Sliders and Fries. A somewhat healthy option to celebrate St. Paddy’s day courtesy of Yoga Journal. Have a great weekend everyone!

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Rice Congee for Healthy Labour And Delivery


Here is a common recipe used to prepare rice congee with other healthy ingredients to promote a normal and efficient delivery. It can also help to encourage labor that is prolonged or delayed. Sweet Potato Congee (Yu Tou Zhou) Ingredients: Sweet Potato (You Tou) – 250g Polished Rice* (Da Mi) – 50g (Please note: polished…

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