Monthly Archives: June 2013

Acidity of coffee and chocolate

In response to the enquiry: “Which has more acid, coffee or chocolate?” Instant coffee is more acidic than brewed coffee. Milk chocolate is more acidic than dark bitter chocolate. Only milk chocolate becomes acidic in the stomach. Dark bitter chocolate … Continue reading

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A simple stretching exercise

A simple stretching exercise Incorporated in the Da Guang Ming routine of exercises is a stretching and bending exercise that is relatively easy and very beneficial. I recommend only the stretching but not the bending. Stand up with feet apart … Continue reading

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Crooked spine

Once upon a time there was a 14-year-old girl who had a crooked spine. The crooked spine was the result of carrying around heavy textbooks to and from school, and the evilness perpetuated by forcing children to carry around heavy … Continue reading

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Not pressing the right point

A lady had an automobile accident some five years ago. She went to physical therapy, Western doctors, Chinese doctors, acupuncture and acupressure treatments, and Zen for Health Buddhist temple to seek unconventional help. Alas, no relief from severe shoulder pain … Continue reading

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Premature necrosis of the feet and lower legs

I have been receiving many questions about swollen legs after standing and long distance driving, swollen ankles, ankle pain, inability to stand on the feet, tight ankles, etc. Premature necrosis of the lower part of the lower leg, the ankle, … Continue reading

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Cause of toes not bending

In response. Toes do not bend when they are being pulled tight. This happens when the bedroom is too cold, and feet are exposed to cold night air and one has severely painful foot and toe cramps in the early … Continue reading

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What to do for open sores caused by athlete’s foot?

In response. For open sores caused by athlete’s foot, kill the fungus tinea pedis that causes athlete’s foot by soaking the open sores and the athlete’s foot in a bath of hydrogen peroxide until the foaming stops and the foot … Continue reading

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