Jeffrey Yuen’s Classical Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine

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Lately, so many people have been asking me for holistic health solutions that it’s time to give you a proper introduction to my Chinese medicine go-to guy, Jeffrey Yuen. More than two decades ago, I met Jeffrey in Chinatown and started taking his classes. Today, he’s a great family friend who still constantly inspires me. Thanks to him, I have …

A cheap, simple holistic way to get rid of spring allergies – advice from Jeffrey C. Yuen

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Hey, allergy sufferers! How miserable are you? Desperate enough to try a fool-proof holistic solution? If the answer is “yes,” read on. And if you’re roaring “hell, no!” maybe you’ll keep reading anyway… The information here comes directly from Chinese medicine master Jeffrey C. Yuen. Getting him on my blog is truly special because he doesn’t chat online with anyone …

Chinese medicine master Jeffrey C. Yuen’s essential health & beauty diet regimen

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Now that the holiday party season is over, I am left with 10 extra pounds of blubber, an itchy scalp, a pasty-pimply complexion and bad breath. There’s only one way to deal with this mess. Gotta return to my good food regimen. That means sticking to a diet created by the rock star of Chinese medicine experts. This is a …

Gluten-free pasta-making class — photos & review

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Now that gluten-free goodies are a booming multi-billion dollar industry, it’s no longer hard to find decent, wheat-free boxes of pasta at the supermarket. Even more exciting — it’s also possible to easily buy ingredients to make fresh, gluten-free pasta from scratch. Delizioso! My daughter Gabi and I recently had a great time exploring this tasty world. We took a …

4 reasons to avoid sugar

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If you’re not interested in dealing with the issue of sugar addiction, the new August issue of National Geographic might change your mind. The cover story on the evils of sugar uses gorgeous photos, historical facts and trending data to show why we’re in big trouble. (Note to readers: This story is behind a paywall for subscribers only. But I …