Author Archives: Heather Lounsbury

Things that Make You Go Toot

With all the health benefits of eating a whole foods, plant-based diet, there can be an awkward problem.  Some of the healthiest of foods have one major drawback. Gas. But there is hope! Worried about gas? This is the most … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote Fix Your Mood with Food

My story of plant based eating and eventually writing Fix Your Mood With Food started almost 30 years ago when I gave up meat. Helping animals was my sole motivation and I had absolutely no interest in being healthy. Sugary … Continue reading

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The Dreaded V Word

Kale, and tofu, and pleather. Oh my! The words most parents dread to hear. “Mom. Dad. I’m now vegan.” Talk about putting up resistance. Going vegan or vegetarian will somehow cause anyone you know who isn’t veg to have an … Continue reading

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Yoga with Acupuncuture

There is a saying in Chinese Medicine: “When the mind is calm the Qi flows smoothly, and conversely when the Qi is made to flow smoothly the mind is calm.” If you practice Yoga, you probably know that for the … Continue reading

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Over 40 and Fabulous

  Your top five foods to flourish at any age. Are you sexier than ever? Stronger? More confident? Well, I applaud you. Now’s the time to make sure you stay more powerful and hotter than ever. Once you’re over forty, … Continue reading

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Plant Based Athletes & TCM

  Veganism, Chinese medicine, and athletics.  Huh?  You probably haven’t heard those in combination ever. They could be considered strange bedfellows. In fact, some of you vegans and vegetarians reading this have probably been told by an acupuncturist that you … Continue reading

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Breakfast of Champions

  Breakfast.  It does a body good. I had an epiphany (actually several) when traveling in India–You don’t have to eat ‘breakfast food’ for breakfast. This is because Indians, like many people around the world, eat the same types of … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Finding the Right Acupuncturist

Like most professions, not all acupuncturists are created equal.  I can tell you from my clinical and personal experience, finding the right physician is key to getting the help you need.   Adding to this, being vegan makes almost health … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Stay Healthy this Winter

I’m keeping this posting short and sweet. I give most of my patients these simple and easy to follow 10 tips to boost your immune system to prevent illness. Most of the below guidelines should help almost anyone stay healthy … Continue reading

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Sun Worship

  You may think that your sunscreen is helping to prevent skin cancer, so it must be safe. Wrong! Most sunscreens contain ingredients that are toxic to humans and marine life. I was just as shocked as you probably are … Continue reading

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