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3 Functional Lab Tests that are ESSENTIAL to Your Health

Empower yourself by discovering the roots of your symptoms and resolve them with simple changes. These functional medicine lab tests are typically not offered by your medical doctor because they are limited in what they can order based on the coverage of the insurance providers they work with. Acu-Na has the benefit of a direct […]

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Why Try a Holistic Health Consultation?

Why Try a Holistic Health Consultation? Natural Medicine Matters Acu-Na Owner Mary Houge offers this comprehensive integrative health evaluation and education session. She is an acupuncturist and naturopath, and has over 20 years of experience applying the principles of natural medicine to helping people overcome their health concerns. The unique perspective she offers combines knowledge […]

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Heal your Gut with a Simple Smoothie: Everyone Needs UltraInflamx 360 for Inflammation!

At Acu-Na Wellness Center, we have been carrying Metagenics products for over 10 years and have seen hundreds of our clients improve drastically with the support of nutritional products in addition to acupuncture and our other therapeutic modalities. Who Needs it?             One of our very favorite Metagenics products is Ultrainflamx Plus 360 Medical Food. It […]

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Superfoods Turmeric and Ginger for Whole-Body Healing

Healers across the world have been using ginger and turmeric for centuries to alleviate symptoms and promote vitality. Both are part of the Chinese herbal pharmacopeia and used in a variety of formulas that treat a wide array of ailments including common cold, arthritic pain, and digestive complaints. In addition to their roles in ancient […]

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Black Sesame Goji Truffles

Ingredients: 1 cup almonds ½ cup black sesame seeds ¼ cup flax seeds ¼ cup sunflower seeds 1 cup Goji berries 1 cup shredded dried coconut ¼ c agave nectar or honey ½ tsp vanilla extract Instructions: Grind nuts & seeds into a flour using a food processor, coffee grinder, or Vitamix blender In a […]

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Mediterranean Chicken Stir-Fry

Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup quick-cooking barley 1-pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 medium onion, chopped 2 medium zucchinis, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Dash crushed red pepper flakes 2 plum tomatoes, chopped 1/2 […]

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Hawthorn Elixir

Ingredients: 4 cups fresh hawthorn berries 2 organic vanilla beans 2 organic cassia cinnamon sticks 1 TBSP organic cardamom pods 1.75 L brandy 1 cup raw honey   Directions: Put herbs into a half gallon jar Pour brandy into jar Infuse for 4 to 6 weeks Shake daily Strain into another half-gallon jar Stir in […]

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