Category Archives: Food is Medicine

What You NEED to Know About Blood Sugar and Insulin | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

In the last 300 years, the American diet has gone through a lot of changes.  Our foods used to be nutrient dense, home-grown and organic – not because we knew any better, but just because that’s the way it was.  … Continue reading

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Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System During The Cold And Flu Season | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Yup, it’s that time of year my friends- the time for holiday shopping, over eating and, in case you haven’t noticed, the return of the Cold and Flu season.  Before you go pumping a bunch of unnecessary, largely ineffective and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Dietary Guidelines To Live By | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Hands up if you’ve had it up to [—HERE—] with the mass dietary confusion that exists these days!  Many people have become so confused with what’s good, what’s bad, superfood this and cancer-causing that, that they’ve virtually given up on … Continue reading

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The Primary Dietary Keys To Weight Loss | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

According to the 2011 annual Obesity Report issued by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations, over the past year, not one US state has seen a reduction in obesity rates.  The results, which are sobering … Continue reading

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Probiotics- Essential For Optimal Health | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Optimal digestion is the first critical step for your body to absorb – and thus, subsequently utilize – all vital nutrition. The act of digestion requires that your body has the proper balance of quality food, enzymes and a healthy … Continue reading

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6 Strategies to Help Promote Healthy Joints | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

I’m sure you all could agree that to fully appreciate all of the joys that life has to offer, it helps to feel good and be able to move comfortably, right?  Healthy joints that are comfortable and flexible are a … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits of Pomegranate, and How to Eat Them | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

As a Licensed Acupuncturist, a huge part of my job is to teach my patients about the value of preventative medicine in maintaining their health and wellness, rather than simply going in for treatment when they don’t feel well (which would be sick-care, not … Continue reading

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The Healing Benefits of Coconut Oil |Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

As a Licensed Acupuncturist, a huge part of my job is to teach my patients about the value of preventative medicine in maintaining their health and wellness, rather than simply going in for treatment when they don’t feel well (which … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits of Aloe Vera | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Most people are familiar with the topical use of fresh Aloe Vera gel for treating burns.  But did you know that the plant contains more than 200 invigorating ingredients that boast numerous health benefits beyond skin treatments? All Aloe Vera … Continue reading

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