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Exercise & Fertility: How Much Should You be Doing?

Exercise can improve circulation, prevent chronic disease (i.e. Cardiovascular disease), manage and/or prevent metabolic syndromes (i.e. pre-diabetes, and type 2 diabetes mellitus), help manage anxiety and moderate depression, and help manage and prevent weight gain, just to name a few. But did you know that it can also boost your fertility? Being healthy is important for […]

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Why Bone Broth is Good for you (and how to make your own)

Your granny was right! A good soup has healing properties. We’re not talking about any old soup, however. There’s nothing particularly curative about the kind of soup that comes in a can or a carton. Soup’s much vaunted medicinal properties come from the broth that makes it and that broth gets its goodness from bones.

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Tips for Living Healthier

When I meet with new clients in my practice at YinOva, I always provide a handful of practical ideas they can put to use immediately to shift their state of health.  These are always tailored to meet the specific needs of each client. In celebration of National Eat Healthy Day, here are seven tips that […]

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Hungry?

Are you hungry all the time? Do you overeat? It’s a problem for lots of us so it may be good to hear that Chinese medicine has some unique solutions that take into account both the physical cravings and the emotional needs that prompt us to eat too much.

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Banana Bread for Allergy Sufferers (gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free and dairy free)

Some of our patients have allergies to wheat, dairy and eggs. In fact I’m seeing more people with these kinds of sensitivities, which makes me wonder if these foods are creating inflammation in a way they didn’t used to, because of modern farming and food production methods. Personally I feel better if I follow a […]

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What Does Your Acupuncturist Eat? A Look Inside Laurel’s Refrigerator

Laurel Axen Carroll is a woman in motion. She is a YinOva acupuncturist, certified herbalist, labor support doula, graduate level professor, personal trainer, Pilates mat instructor and avid surfer. She also owns a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school with her husband in their neighborhood of Rockaway Park, New York. Last but not least, she is the proud mother of […]

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Healthy Breakfasts for Kids

My recent post about 5 Healthy Ways to Start Your Day sparked some conversations in our waiting room this week. As we shared our experiences and passed on tips, some Mom’s spoke about how they get their kids to start the day in a healthy way. My own daughter, Emma, is 17 now and my […]

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