Nutrition & Health Advice
Taking Care of Your Body
It's no surprise to anyone when we tell them food can be just as medicinal and healing as herbal formulas or medications. Of course this also means food can be detrimental to our health, and that's where advice on what to avoid and what to strive for can be helpful.
As holistic practitioners of Traditional Oriental Medicine, the dietary advice Elizabeth and William provide go alongside Oriental Medical diagnoses. Foods are prescribed, or cautioned, according to whether a patient needs cool or warm, moist or drying foods.
The Iowa Acupuncture Clinic has numerous handouts with dietary suggestions for different conditions and constitutions. Existing patients are always welcome to ask for dietary handouts, and new and existing patients can have nutritional consultations with regular acupuncture sessions.