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Dr. Wonson’s Kitchen: Vegetarian Walnut Meatballs

Feb 24, 2021

For thousands of years, Chinese medicine has viewed walnuts as a brain food. One of the oldest principals of Chinese herbal medicine says that eating foods that resemble parts of the body can actually benefit that body part. The surface of the walnut resembles the crinkled brain surface, so this is why it is believed […] Read More »

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Welcome to the Year of the Ox!

Feb 11, 2021

Friday, February 12th is the start of Chinese New Year, and we will be welcoming the year of the Metal Ox until January 31, 2022! 2020 was the year of the Metal Rat, which typically signifies renewal and the opportunity for success in new ventures. As we now know, the world did go through a […] Read More »

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Chinese New Year is Around the Corner!

Jan 28, 2021

As we approach Chinese New Year on February 12th, you might find it fun to start incorporating some Chinese customs into your life, too! These simple traditions can help you get ready to celebrate Chinese New Year and ring in a very lucky 2021. Finish your spring cleaning  It’s traditional to spend the last week or […] Read More »

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Reboot 2021

Jan 14, 2021

Feeling in need of a reboot this New Year? Follow these 5 simple, sustainable steps: Eat Whole-Foods and Boost Fiber Get your nutrients from actual food sources. Eat at least five servings of veggies and one piece of fruit daily, boost overall fiber, get at least three to four ounces of lean protein through animal […] Read More »

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Happy New Year 2021!

Dec 31, 2020

Welcome, 2021. I feel everyone on this planet is so happy to say good-bye to 2020, one of the most difficult and challenging years we have lived through. 2021 feels hopeful, upward moving and the start of a good period with positive changes. I always remind myself that when I experience any rockiness in life, […] Read More »

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Dr. Wonson’s Kitchen: Kale and Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Dec 20, 2020

It’s the holiday season and it is very challenging to keep our diets healthy.  Roasted cauliflower and fresh kale come together in this salad recipe designed to keep your heart healthy and your belly full. Serves 4. Enjoy! Ingredients Cauliflower Topping 1 lb. cauliflower florets 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil Salad 1/4 c. lemon juice 3 tbsp. extra […] Read More »

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Spice Up Your Life!

Dec 9, 2020

In traditional Chinese food culture, five spice cooking is used during the cold winter season to flavor warming meats such as beef or pork. The combination of 5 spices vary slightly based on geographical region or taste preferences. The first four are cinnamon, clove  fennel seeds, and star anise. In central China where they prefer […] Read More »

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Holidays Are Here!

Nov 12, 2020

The holiday season is here! For many of us, it is a joyful time spent with family and friends. It seems a bit easier during this time of year to take a step off our path of leading a healthy lifestyle. Many things conspire to get us off track and hijack our best intentions to […] Read More »

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A Tough Year: Anxiety

Oct 29, 2020

2020 brought us a whirlwind of overwhelming, negative events and so much stress. It is not surprising that many of us are experiencing anxiety. Anxiety is our body’s natural response to stress. It is a feeling of fear, apprehension about uncertain outcomes and persistent worry about everyday situations. Fast heart rate, rapid breathing, sweating, and feeling tired […] Read More »

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Women’s Health: Urinary Tract Infection

Oct 13, 2020

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are caused by bacteria (usually E. coli) in the urinary tract or bladder. These infections can be painful and cause symptoms like burning while urinating, urgency and increased frequency urinating, low-grade fever, and even low back pain. From teens through middle age, the most common causes are overeating sweets, which causes […] Read More »

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