Category Nutrition

Shift Into Fall: 3 Ways to Embrace the Seasonal Transition

Every season brings shifts.  These shifts can be experienced as abrupt or subtle. During this seasonal transition, you too may also feel an abrupt or subtle pull within you to shift, change, or transform. This is an invitation to shift into the fall season. A time to embrace the transformation it brings and live in accordance with the season. I experience the pull by the natural world as it shifts

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Winter Food Guide

Sign up Below to Grab Your Winter Food Guide! It’s packed with resources to nourish you from the inside out during these cold days. This food guide is for you if you want to:  Rid your body of cold, aches and pains Provided adequate moisture to your skin and cells Live in accordance with the seasons  Learn ancient healing methods  All foods listed draw from ancient oriental medicine. Plus, they all can

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Fundamental Winter Practice (2 of 4)

The Second Fundamental Winter Practice! Before we jump in, I’d like to remind you that these Fundamental Winer Practices are specifically designed for the winter season. They are intended to repair, nourish and keep you vital for the rest of the winter season and seasons ahead. They are also meant to be simple! Click here to read my post and watch my video about the first Fundamental Winter Practice.  Alright, Let’s

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Winter Class Schedule!

 Learn more and register here!  Disclaimer: This information is intended for general reference only. It is not a replacement for professional health advice. The content in this post intentionally does not provide dosage information or possible interactions with prescription drugs or other medications. Please contact a certified health practitioner such as a physician of Oriental Medicine or Herbalist before considering use. To schedule an appointment with Malerie, visit the services page. 

Two Simple, Daily Musts

Two Simple, Daily Musts Here are two very simple, yet very important daily musts you can add to your morning. They are guaranteed to add an extra boost to your everyday! 1. Lemon water in the morning You may have heard this one before or maybe this is your first time hearing it, but lemon water really is the best thing for you in the morning. It’s the best thing

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Eastern Benefits of Sardines!

Sometimes I get really annoyed that I have to feed myself. Don’t you? After my annoyance subsides, I take another look in my pantry and remember: I have SARDINES! Ok, I know what you’re thinking, Sardines? Really? Let’s be honest, people either love sardines, hate them or aren’t sure about them. If you already enjoy sardines, you’re awesome! Eat more of them and relish in their goodness throughout this post!

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Do You Get Thirsty? If so, Try this Easy Thirst Quenching Elixir!

Do you get thirsty? Of course, you do, we all do! Do you ever wonder why a large glass of water just doesn’t seem to quench your thirst? If you’ve answered, “yes” to these two questions, your body is trying to tell you something. Yes, it’s definitely telling you it’s thirsty, but it’s also asking for vital nutrients. Before I tell you about those vital nutrients and how easy it

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Cold & Flu Season Saviors

It’s almost fall! That means cold and flu season is going to be the talk of the town. Lucky for me and you, we have remedies that will quell those evil germs that challenge our immune system. No need to be laid up for a few days. Below are our Top Five Cold & Flu Season Saviors: Number One  At the first hint of discomfort, any sign or symptom that could be related

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A Change in Season

It is nearly the end of the third full week in August. Wherever you may be, you’re likely feeling a shift in the weather. Here in Asheville, the days are still warm, but the mornings are damp with humidity. Our afternoons are often covered with rainfall and sundown brings a cool breeze. This climatic period in Chinese Medicine is considered Late Summer. It is the month of August and only stays for a month.

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