Congee Recipe: delicious and nutritious

Written by Ann Rea, Phoenix Acupuncturist on March 10, 2015

Recipe time!

Experimenting with cooking is an excellent way to try out new and healthy foods. This congee (porridge) can be made sweet or savory depending on your toppings and is healthy and delicious!


What is it?

Congee is a grain based (usually rice) medicinal porridge served for centuries in traditional Chinese homes.  Congee is used preventatively to promote good health and long life.  Congee is also used to help the body recover from various ailments.

Benefits of a congee breakfast

Congee is an

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Doing Less to Get More Done

Written by Ann Rea, Phoenix Acupuncturist on March 4, 2015

We talk a lot about mindfulness at H+H because we know it can be a game changer in your life. It’s common for us to hear busy professionals say that they never have enough time, or that they are overwhelmed and so stressed out. How often do you ask someone how they’re doing and they reply, “Busy!” There’s just no way they would have time to incorporate a mindfulness practice into their life right? Wrong! Actually, we think they can’t

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Preparing for pregnancy

Written by Ann Rea, Phoenix Acupuncturist on February 24, 2015

Every year it seems more and more women come into our clinic because they and their partner are having difficulty conceiving. Some difficulties are age related, while others are health, or lifestyle related. We like to say, when it comes to fertility, your physiological age matters more than your chronological age. This means whether you are 24 or 44 there are certain lifestyle factors that can be used to maximize your fertility and prepare your body for the healthiest pregnancy

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Sleep your way to a better life.

Written by Ann Rea, Phoenix Acupuncturist on February 16, 2015

It’s not an exaggeration to say that enough quality sleep can change your life. You will perform better at work, have more energy, be more engaged in your life and heal faster if you sleep like a champ. If you’re a current patient at H + H you already know that we want you to get better as fast as possible, and getting optimal sleep is an important part of that. Lucky for you we are sleep experts! Here are

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