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How I Overcame My Chocolate Addiction

How I Overcame My Chocolate Addiction

I have a confession to make: For years and years, I was a chocoholic. Even though I ate only dark chocolate–anywhere from 65% to 85% dark, still, being a Non-secretor, sugar wrecks havoc in my body real easily. (Sugar is an “avoid” for the Non-secretors of all blood types, but Type O Non-secretors are most […]

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Does your Breakfast Give You a Sugar Crash?

Does your Breakfast Give You a Sugar Crash?

What do you usually eat for breakfast? Do you like to eat bread, toasts, bagels, muffins, pop-tarts, pancakes, waffles or commercial breakfast cereals? Do you find yourself suddenly tired and hungry, and searching for a snack in the middle of the morning, way before your lunch break? Your mood may change at this time. Maybe […]

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Turning Around Diabetes with the Blood Type Diet

Turning Around Diabetes with the Blood Type Diet

Diabetes runs in my mother’s side of the family, so I am very aware of the possibility that I might get it too. Already in my 20s, I experienced hypoglycemia and frequently felt light-headed and dizzy when I hit blood sugar lows. I wasn’t aware at that time that hypoclycemia was a precursor to Type […]

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A Shamrock in a Bowl on St. Patrick's Day

A Shamrock in a Bowl on St. Patrick’s Day

Are you cooking anything green for St. Patrick’s Day? Well, here is my new “invention”: A cream soup made with leafy greens, squash and the “allium family squad.” The soup can be served either warm or cold, as in gazpacho, depending on the weather or how you feel! In this example, I have used dandelion […]

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Sugar Addiction and Some Tips on How to Wean off of It

In my last blog post, I talked about the idea of making ONE thing your priority each day. Have you been asking yourself this question: “What is that ONE thing that you feel you absolutely must do for your health and well-being today?” This time, I want to talk about how instilling a healthy routine […]

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What Does My Chinese Upbringing Teach Me about Food and Health? (Part 2)

What Does My Chinese Upbringing Teach Me about Food and Health? (Part 2)

In the Chinese society, food and health are never separated. Even as a kid, I often heard about the medicinal effects of this food and that food. The Traditional Chinese Medicine concepts are deeply ingrained even in everyday conversations. When you have eaten too many of a certain food or some junk food, you would […]

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What Does My Chinese Upbringing Teach Me about Food and Health? (Part 1)

What Does My Chinese Upbringing Teach Me about Food and Health? (Part 1)

I grew up in Hong Kong, a predominantly Chinese society. At home, my mother followed the food tradition of a typical Chinese household, providing the family with three meals a day, made with mostly fresh ingredients shopped in the outdoor markets on the same day. Dinner was a full-on family affair. We always ate at […]

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