Gluten: What’s the big deal?

As we approach yet another holiday known for its sweet treats we at Bambu would like to share with you one way to reduce the burden of those Valentine goodies. Whether you are intolerant to gluten or not, everyone can benefit from a little variety in their diet, and eating gluten-free is one way to…

Water, water, water …

what’s the difference? There are so many different water products available today, a little vocabulary to clarify the most common. Tap Water:Tap water is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). There are 119 chemicals and contaminants that the EPA requires municipal water sources to test for on a regular basis. (To put this in…

Emunctories

Emunctories: 1. How do you define an emunctory and the emunctories system? An emunctory, most simply, is a “route of elimination.” But, a more complex understanding would be any process or location by which the body rids itself of toxic substances or waste products it does not need. Primary emuntories (GI, lung, skin, kidney) are…

Immunity

  Happy New Year! “Boosting the immune system” seems to be a new catch phrase in the marketing and media worlds these days.  What does this really mean?  Is the immune system something that goes on the fritz and quits working?  Does a cold/flu indicate an immune system malfunction?  Here at Bambú Clinic, we realize…

Favorite Holiday Recipes

Favorite Holiday Recipes from the doctors at Bambu Clinic. Chirizo Seafood Stew INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced (about 1 1/2 cups)  Salt and pepper 6 ounces chorizo, diced (dry cured is best) 1 pound yellow-fleshed potatoes, peeled and cut in 1-inch cubes 1 bay leaf 6 cups chicken broth or water 2 medium leeks, white and tender green parts, diced (about 2 cups) 1 pound white fish in…

Rosemary Pine-Nut Cookies

Roasted pine nuts, fresh Rosemary with a dab of high-quality extra virgin olive oil give these crispy edge-chewy cookies unique savory flavor. INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 teaspoons coarsely chopped fresh rosemary 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted, plus more for topping cookies 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt 10…

Universal Laws of Nature & Physiology

Universal Laws of Nature & Physiology Universal Laws can also be viewed as guidelines for behaviors that will enhance our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual growth.  Since these laws govern all of us and all other natural entities, we can learn about them and utilize them to our own advantage—happier, healthier lives. The Universal Laws…