Archive for the ‘Diet & Nutrition’ Category


How To: Change Your Oil

Jun 26, 2020

If you’ve ever owned a car, you know that oil changes are an important part of your regular vehicle maintenance. Investing in new, quality oil helps your car to run more efficiently and saves you trouble later on down the road. The surprising thing I’ve found in my practice is that most of my patients […] Read More »

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Dr. Wonson’s Kitchen: Kidney Beans

Feb 21, 2020

Most of what we eat and drink nowadays comes ready to sit on a shelf or hang out in your refrigerator for several months, if not years. I can’t argue that this isn’t convenient in many ways, but it’s definitely not how our bodies evolved to eat and drink. Food (the natural, untouched stuff that […] Read More »

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Sugar Is Not Your Friend

Feb 14, 2020

I recently visited some friends and ended up varying my usual eating habits. That is to say, I went off into the (sugar-laden) deep-end! It started innocently, with just a few bites of cheesecake here and there, but the sugary treats kept coming. Let’s just say, it helped me to re-learn some very interesting lessons […] Read More »

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Start the New Year with an Easy Detox Program!

Jan 1, 2020

Happy New Year to all! I hope that 2020 is off to a great start for all of you! I know that for many of us, the last few weeks of 2019 were unusually full of indulgences. Whether you filled up your plate with sugar cookies, attended wine and cheese parties, enjoyed extra portions of […] Read More »

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Winter Hydration

Dec 10, 2019

Compared to the rest of the country, we may not have a full-fledged winter here in San Francisco, but the weather still gets cold enough that people pile on their sweaters and cozy up inside. The colder temperatures also mean an increase in the amount of heat being pumped into our houses and work buildings. This […] Read More »

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Dr. Wonson’s Kitchen: Pumpkin Soup

Nov 1, 2019

Even here in Northern California, where the weather is 70 degrees and sunny for most of the year, it’s starting to really feel like fall. There are crunchy leaves on the sidewalks, more and more people are breaking out their puffy jackets, and autumn colors are everywhere! Jack-o-lanterns are finding their homes on porches and […] Read More »

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Head Back to Your Roots

Sep 20, 2019

Cold and flu season is around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you have to start worrying. Moving forward into the winter season, an easy way to stay healthy is to fill up with tasty root vegetables! Chinese Medicine always advocates living and eating with the seasons. This is ususally easiest for people to do […] Read More »

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Exploring Anti-Inflammatory Eating: Part 3

Sep 19, 2019

For the past two days I’ve been talking a lot about the anti-inflammatory way of eating that I recommend to many of my patients. It’s a lifestyle change that makes a big impact on your health and general well-being. I know this because I’ve seen countless patients experience relief after using this way of eating to detoxify […] Read More »

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Exploring Anti-Inflammatory Eating: Part 2

Sep 18, 2019

Yesterday I highlighted some of the health benefits of eating mostly anti-inflammatory foods. I hope you’ve had a chance to try this way of eating for yourself! If you haven’t had a chance to start yet, this sample menu may be just what you need to come up with some ideas and get the ball rolling.

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Exploring Anti-Inflammatory Eating: Part 1

Sep 15, 2019

In most of modern medicine, each symptom is given a neat and tidy solution. If your head hurts, you take some painkillers. If you get strep throat, you start on a course of antibiotics. This is a good system for many ailments, but in my experience treating patients, most people suffer from many different symptoms simultaneously that don’t all […] Read More »

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