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Why You Should Always Choose Organic Wine Brands
Why You Should Always Choose Organic Wine Brands
Whether you’re picking up a bottle for a casual dinner or making selections for a big party, consider going for organic wine. The choice helps you stay away from unwanted toxins. (Grapes are #8 on the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen list.) Most of all, your liver has to work hard to filter out the alcohol from your blood— why also make it filter out chemical fertilizers, pesticides, and sulfite preservatives? When you give your liver too much to filter, it takes away from its other vital functions: making bile to digest food, storing energy and nutrients, and manufacturing hormones, proteins, and enzymes that your body uses to function and ward off disease. Alcohol isn’t the greatest thing for your body, but Team WellBe thinks it’s OK in moderation.
The WellBe Guide to Acupuncture: All the Acupuncture Facts You Need to Know
The WellBe Guide to Acupuncture: All the Acupuncture Facts You Need to Know
You probably have a friend who swears by acupuncture, but what does it actually do, besides make you look like a pincushion? This form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses thin needles to balance the body’s qi (that’s energy in Chinese), which practitioners believe is the key to maintaining health. Qi affects your mental, physical, and spiritual health. Watch our video to get a better understanding of how this treatment works  and what it’s good for. Stay tuned for the second part of our acupuncture series where we walk you through what to expect at an appointment.