Why Applied Clinical Nutrition is Effective

Our system of health is not working because we are not focused on the right thing…nutritional deficiencies. Like any magic trick, the magician needs a plausible diversion to make the audience believe the trick works. In the case of modern healthcare, the diversion is the miraculous life saving procedures and emergency care that keeps our

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Whole Food Vitamins versus Synthetic Nutraceuticals: Understanding the Difference for a Healthy Lifestyle

Whole Food Vitamins versus Synthetic Nutraceuticals: Understanding the Difference for a Healthy Lifestyle While most people are aware that getting a good balance of vitamins is important to a healthy lifestyle, fewer are aware of the differences between the organic molecules found in whole foods, such as meats, fish and vegetables compared to the supplements

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Understanding the Importance of Fat Metabolism in Weight Loss

Understanding the Importance of Fat Metabolism in Weight Loss: It’s Not Just All about Calories and Exercise Many people believe that eating a low calorie diet and maintaining regular exercise will help them to lose weight. While this is of course an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, it doesn’t reflect the whole story about

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Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine

Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine My name is Michael Forman. I am a Doctor of Oriental Medicine. I practice what is called Clinical Nutrition, a form of  ‘Functional Medicine’. Perhaps some of you have heard this term before and  many of you might be  wondering what this means. ‘Functional medicine’ is a Holistic approach to

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Acupuncture and Fertility

Acupuncture is an ancient practice in Chinese medicine that has been used to treat a variety of health issues, ranging from headaches to digestive problems. It has also been associated with an improved chance of conceiving in women who struggle with fertility problems. How Acupuncture Works The belief behind acupuncture is that the body contains

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Acupuncture – Bodyweight Loss And Its Usefulness

Acupuncture and sound acupuncture is renowned across the athletic community, and it remains a safe way to tap into the human body’s energy meridians. Dieters, fitness professionals and common individuals have utilized the practice for chronic pain relief, nausea and weight reduction, and there’s a reason why. A Multi-Purpose Approach to Weight Loss and Success

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Western verses Chinese Medicine Diagnostics

Chinese and Conventional Medicine Diagnostic Techniques: What Are the Differences? Conventional medicine, sometimes referred to as Western medicine, is that which is widely accepted and practiced in mainstream society, based on modern notions of biology and chemistry and grounded in scientific method. When visiting a doctor or hospital in a developed country, it is conventional

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