Entries by The Synergy Wellness Center

New Habit Support

  NEW HABIT SUPPORT PROGRAM at SYNERGY The New Year marks a time of reflection and discernment. A time when we think about what we’ve done (or haven’t done) and what we’d like to move forward with. It’s common to make resolutions, especially about ceasing harmful habits… like quitting smoking, getting off refined sugar, taking […]

Acupuncture increases the success of assisted reproductive therapies

Acupuncture can be used quite successfully with assisted reproductive therapy (ART), including in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intrauterine insemination (IUI). Research and clinical trials over the last five years have demonstrated that acupuncture can be of significant benefit to patients undergoing IVF. In one study, the IVF success rate jumped from 25% to 42% using […]

Is sugar your kryptonite? 4 steps to beat sugar cravings

Sadly, we’ve been told for far too long that indulging in sweets is connected with a lack of self-will or some other character flaw. This is just not true! Craving sugar is not simply about willpower, nor is it simply about emotions. There may be several underlying physiologic causes feeding your desire for sugar. While […]

Dairy Free “Cheese”

Yields 2 cups “cheese” Preparation time: 5 minutes Contains soy 2 to 3 cloves garlic 1 pound soft tofu (press out water) 3 tablespoons unrefined olive oil 3 tablespoons ume plum vinegar 4 tablespoons nutritional yeast ¼ teaspoon sea salt Optional 3 tablespoons fresh basil or rosemary In a food processor, mince the garlic. Add […]