nutrition

Benefits of drinking green smoothies

Have you had your Green Smoothie today?

January 21, 2020

Did you know there is a National Green Smoothie and Juice Day? Let’s explore some benefits and recipes!   One of the main benefits of adding in some green smoothie and juice into your diet is that it is an easy way to get more veggies and greens in! To get the full health benefit…

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Lung health with acupuncture

Did you know acupuncture can help with lung health?

November 26, 2019

Boost your lung health with acupuncture Our lungs are incredibly important. Without properly functioning lungs, we cease to exist. In the United States alone, nearly 200,000 people die every year from forms of respiratory disease. Respiratory diseases include both acute and chronic conditions, everything from the flu to emphysema. While many of these ailments can…

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Making cooking fun in Bothell

Top 5 Ways to Make Cooking Fun

November 23, 2019

Here’s How to Make Cooking Fun! If you are recently embarking on changing your diet or you were recently diagnosed with food allergies, you know that making all your own food is in order. If you don’t love cooking, maybe I can help to make it more fun for you? Once you get the hang…

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Superfood Salad Recipe

Recipe: Superfood Salad

November 5, 2019

Recipe: Superfood Salad If you are looking for a nutrient dense superfood salad to add to your meals, check out this recipe below! With dark greens, good fats from the avocados, protein from organic meats, and antioxidants from berries, this salad is not only delicious but full of essential nutrition! Above all, it is super…

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Healthy Foods for fall in seattle

Healthy Foods for Fall

October 1, 2019

  Top Healthy Foods for Fall The season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals begin scrounging for food to store to get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start winterizing everything. Using food as medicine With the…

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Best self-care tips this fall

Best Tips for Self-Care This Fall

September 27, 2019

Best Self-Care Tips for Fall in Seattle Fall is a favorite season for many people (including me). The weather starts getting a little cooler, things are beginning to slow down and preparations for the holidays are in full swing. For many others, fall is not so festive. Up in the Pacific Northwest, we have what…

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Start a new diet plan with success

How to start a new diet plan with success

September 16, 2019

  Starting a new diet plan with success At Starting Point Acupuncture in Bothell, we often help people start a new diet plan incorporating anti-inflammatory living. This includes going gluten-free and becoming a meal planning master! With any new changes there is often overwhelm. Not sure what to eat… or how to make meals… or…

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Glycemic index explained

A complete guide to understanding the glycemic index

August 10, 2019

What is the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load?  You may have heard of the glycemic index in the news. It has been around a long time to provide insight on how our bodies process different foods in regard to sugar content. Glycemic literally means “causing glucose (or sugar) in the blood.” The glycemic index was…

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Foods to reduce inflammation

Top 5 foods to reduce inflammation

August 7, 2019

Reduce Inflammation With These 5 Key Foods  Inflammation. It is the fire in our body that fuels so many health problems. You can achieve pain-free living by taking steps to reduce inflammation. It’s a fact. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health;…

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Acupuncture can supercharge immune system

3 tips you need to know to super charge your immune system

August 3, 2019

Are your defenses up? Learn how to super charge your immune system, naturally! Getting sick can happen anytime. Often it can happen if you are under stress, during change in seasons, around crowds, or if your health is compromised. Therefore, read below to learn our top tips to super charge your immune system. What can…

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