It’s hard to resist a warm bowl of broccoli cheddar soup. While there’s a lot to love about the creamy texture and savory flavor of broccoli cheddar soup, that’s where the positives end. Though some of us can eat dairy without a problem, cheese and milk may cause stomach upset in those with lactose intolerance. Luckily, we can still satisfy our cravings for a creamy, savory broccoli soup without the cheddar.Continue reading “Roasted greens and moringa soup”
Whether you’re an athlete looking to increase endurance, or you just want to keep aches and pains at bay long-term, increasing joint health and reducing stiffness is key to feeling young and energized as the years pass. Clean 7 is rooted in both functional medicine and ancient Ayurvedic practices. Both medical systems recognize the powerful potential of herbs for targeting various health concerns and boosting your health in a major way.Continue reading “How Clean 7 can help your joint health”
Vata-dominant doshas don’t always do so well with raw fruits and veggies. They need grounding, warming foods to help pacify their system. So naturally, it might feel like smoothies are off the table. But, think again. This Clean 7 spiced sweet potato smoothie is perfect for our vatas (click here if you want to know more about your dosha).Continue reading “Vata smoothie with spiced sweet potato”
Did you make a New Year’s resolution? I think resolutions are great. They help many people start something they have been wanting to do for a long time, but for whatever reason, haven’t.Continue reading “Happy New Year from Dr. Junger”
The goal of Ayurveda is to reduce impurities in all facets of health, increasing overall harmony and interconnectedness, and bolstering your body’s constitution and natural forces. Here’s more info on the art of combining adaptogens.Continue reading “Combining adaptogens for health”
While the colder winter months are usually associated with lethargy, a lack of sunshine, and an increase on calorie-dense processed foods, winter can be a wonderful time to reflect, rest, and support our bodies natural cleansing process to boost our immune system.
To get you into the cleansing spirit, we want to remind you why regularly scheduling a 21-Day Clean Program is an essential habit for lasting health in the new year. Just as the seasons change, returning to the simple health principles of Clean each year helps create a foundation for optimal health.
Acupuncture is a 2500-year-old holistic healing modality with roots in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), in which trained practitioners insert a fine needle into the skin on specific points on the body, known as meridian acupoints. Proponents of the modality enthusiastically claim that it helps protect against illness, and provides significant pain relieving benefits; especially for stress and chronic pain conditions. We’ve found by incorporating holistic treatments like acupuncture to the 21-Day Clean Program, and a clean lifestyle, we can improve health dramatically.
We’ve all had those days when we throw on layer after layer of deodorant without even batting an eye because we are really sweating it out. But have you ever stopped to think what is actually in those magic little sticks? Going on the 21-Day Clean Program helps us find the best and most nutritious whole foods for our bodies, but also helps us realize that what we put on our bodies matters as well.
Our health depends greatly on our ability to eliminate toxins from the body. If our organs of elimination (bowels, skin, lungs, kidneys) are overwhelmed and can’t keep up with the daily workload, then all kinds of health challenges can occur.