Cold & Flu Season

what you need to know… Nobody likes to be sick. It feels crummy, it disrupts your routine, it slows you down at work. That said, we strongly believe that, for adults, having a cold once a year is a good thing. Yes, a good thing. Here’s why and what you need to know to make…

Happy Holidays!

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa or anything else, everyone deserves a break by this time in the holiday season. So, the Bambú Clinic Healthletter is also taking a breather from its more serious topics. Hope this healthletter finds you healthy, happy and enjoying family & friends. Here are a few ideas for the holidays…

Immunity Recipes

Hot Lemon Tea Hot water with honey and lemon is a great standby—add some cayenne, ginger or rosemary for added warmth. Lemon is the ideal food for restoring acid-alkali balance. Drinking freshly squeezed lemon juice in water, or adding it to tea helps maintain the body’s internal “climate” at a pH which supports healthy bacteria…

Detoxing: What Is It?

Also commonly known as “cleansing,” the term detoxification refers to the active process of pushing out perceived contaminants from the body. Detox is an active, external force imposed on the body to drive out impurities. For example, a person may choose to “detox,” or do a cleanse, after a period of excess indulgence in food…

Genetically Modified Foods

what we don’t know… A genetically modified (GM) food is created by taking the gene of one species (often a bacteria or a virus) and splicing it into the DNA of another (splice being the accepted biomedical speak for smash – it really isn’t such a delicate process as it sounds). The risks posed to…

How To Create Hormonal Balance

The focus of this weeks issue is on reproductive health and what you can do to promote optimal hormonal balance in your home. By reducing your exposure to some very common household chemicals you can reduce your risk for infertility, birth defects, cancer, and other chronic diseases. If you’re planning on having children in the…

The Truth about Influenza

The flu refers to a contagious respiratory illness caused by the various strains of the influenza virus. Flu symptoms can me mild or severe and often come on suddenly. They include fever, chills, muscle aches, sore throat, headache, extreme fatigue or malaise, dry cough and a runny nose. Patients with the flu may also exhibit…

How to pick a the best supplement

How to pick the best supplement

Supplements vary in quality quite a bit.  Its important that you know what you are buying and taking, so that you don’t waste your money, and so that you don’t do your body harm.   Here is a list of some of the additives to one popular vitamin that may be harmful to your health:…

Banana Muffins

Banana Muffins Author: Matthew Stephenson    Prep Time: 10 mins ook Time: 35 mins          Yield: 12 muffins             Category: Muffins INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup melted coconut oil 1/2 cup honey 2 eggs 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 1/2 medium or 2 large bananas) 1/4 cup almond milk 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/2…