We have the sweetest looking Acupuncturist new to Darling Street Health, Renee Boyd.  If looks could kill she wouldn't even hurt a fly, let alone a cheek or a thigh! Renee shares with us some of the most common things she is asked about Acupuncture. Common questions about acupuncture Acupuncture is a whole system of medicine, originating in ancient China about 3,500 years ago.  It involves insertion of needles into the body at specific locations to correct imbalances in the flow of energy in the body.  I get asked many questions about acupuncture, and the following addresses the three most...

It’s Valentines Day tomorrow – in case you hadn’t been distracted by all the window displays encased full of RED! And we are all detoxing at Darling Street Health, so this is hardly fair. Emma Sutherland’s “50 Foods That Will Change Your Life” brings us however, some very delicious news to ease the guilt of a little loving indulgence!

When searching for potent healing foods, traditional diets are a good place to look. Long used for its holistic therapeutic and gut healing properties, bone broth is now being rediscovered as vital in a naturally healthy diet. Bone broth is a nutrient-rich ‘stock’ made by simmering bones at low temperatures for many hours during which they release an array of nutrients essential to health.   Vegetables and medicinal herbs can be added for flavour and to further enrich its therapeutic properties. Bone broth is a potent medicinal food best known for its healing effects on the digestive system. It actively...