Natural Qi Newsletters

Natural Qi Acupuncture and Herbs’ Newsletter goes out quarterly, and always includes informative articles about your body and your health, and how you can be a part of the earth’s health as well. Find yummy recipes related to the season, and learn something useful from Melani’s dog, Cooper. Read his great puppy “tips” to find out what he has to say!

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Your Health and Wellbeing Are Our Priority
Beat the Bugs – During the cold and flu season, protect yourself against illness and boost your immunity.
Recipes for Veggie Bake and Lentil-Walnut Pate

Spring Into Action: Refresh, Rejuvenate, Restore
Spring Allergies – Acupuncture can combat hayfever and seasonal allergies, as well as food allergies, naturally.
Recipe for Spring Greens

Blossoming Into Summer Health
Spectacular Summer Skin Care – Check in with your skin health, use sunblock effectively, learn about facial rejuvenation acupuncture.
Organic Food Shopping Savvy – Learn what fruits and vegetable are really worth buying organic and not breaking your bank.
Recipe for Twice-Grilled Stuffed Zucchini

Embracing Better Health in the New Year
Beat the Winter Blues – Watch out for seasonal depression and learn some tips to keep healthy during the colder months.
Recipe for Sweet Potato, White Bean and Kale soup
Cooper Tip – Pets can help beat depression!

Breathing In Health and Wellness
Deep Breathing for Better Health – Center and relax yourself to bring health to your nervous and circulatory systems.
Chinese Medicine for Fertility – Acupuncture for IVF; increase your chances of conception.
Recipe for Fresh Salad
Cooper Tip – Downward Dog: Yoga for Better Health.

A Harvest of Good Health
Tips for Better Digestion – Relax, enjoy your food, and treat your digestive system kindly.
Greener Ways to Clean – Use these natural household ingredients to clean your house from floor to ceiling.
Recipe for Harvest Squash Soup
Cooper Tip – Send food to those who need it most. Learn how.

Staying Healthy Inside and Out
Acupuncture for Postpartum – As a new mom, take care of yourself.
Toxins Inside and Out – Effects of environmental toxins on our food and our children.
Recipe for Curried Beef Stew
Cooper Tip – Where to find locally raised, sustainably farmed meat.

Summertime Health
Protein: Building Block of the Body – Pregnant? Vegatarian? Get your protein on.
Chinese Medicine for Yeast Infections – Avoid Candida and these other symptoms of yeast infections, including rashes and other imbalances, with acupuncture and herbal treatments.
Recipe for Three-Bean Medley
Cooper Tip – How to introduce your pet to your new baby.

Transform with the Season
Healthy Recovery from C-sections – Treat yourself more kindly after this major abdominal surgery, should it be necessary for the birth of your child.
Tai Chi for Health and Wellness – Learn the benefits of this flowing physical excercise.
Recipe for Hearty Vegatarian Chili
Cooper Tip – Recycle your old cell phones!

Moving Forward in the New Year!
Breast Feeding: Your Body and Your Baby – Know about nature’s best food, and the importance of learning good techniques and routines.
Eco-Friendly Renovating – Lights, Floors, Paint. Go the natural route.
Cold-Fighting Foods
Cooper Tip – Helping our neighbors in Haiti

Jumping into the Sunshine!
Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin – supplement your health with this important nutrient
Back Pain Be Gone! – Acupuncture for treatment, Posture and Stretching tips.
Recipe for Homemade Kombucha
Cooper Tip – Composting in New York City

Celebrating the Beautiful Fall
Staying Hydrated with Healthy Drink Choices – Get the real skinny on water, soda and fruit juice.
Staying Grounded During Change – Reminders on how to take care of yourself while in transition.
Recipe for Ginger Marinated Portabello Mushroom
Cooper Tip – Eco-friendly dry cleaning and detergents

Welcoming a Sweet New Year
Sugar and Other Sweeteners – Not all sweeteners are “Equal”.
Iron: Nutritional Building Block – Learn more about this essential, and refer to this list of iron-rich foods.
Recipe for Yummy Sauteed Kale
Cooper Tip – Facts about healthy pet food