Posts tagged congee
Sweet and Savory Congee

Congee is traditionally a rice porridge popular in Asian countries and goes back thousands of years to the first recorded congee (made of millet) eaten by Emperor Huang Di.  It is more about the process of cooking rather than the grain that is used.  Long cooking times break down the grain until it is literally mush.  This renders it almost completely pre-digested so your body doesn’t have to work in order to absorb the nutrients from it.  This is ideal for those with digestive problems who lack the ability to break down foods enough to get the nutrients they need from it.

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Can Acupuncture Help My Allergies?

It’s fall in Austin, which means the temperature drops slightly, the wind picks up … and most of us want to be outside. This is the time of year when you hear folks say “Oh, it’s so nice today, what is it, 90?” With the weather improving, it’s a shame that more of us are experiencing issues with allergies. And I feel you, because I’m in the same boat as you, drifting through a sea of pollen.

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Why You Should Eat Congee for Breakfast!

We frequently recommend that our patients eat congee for breakfast, but sometimes I think we fail to stress the importance and relevance of it as part of your treatment plan and overall health.
First of all, lets talk about the importance of breakfast. Almost everyone has heard their mom say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but many adults still skip this vital meal.

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