Archive | June, 2011


Have You Packed Your Family Vacation Medical Kit?

If you are heading on a vacation and want to be prepared, here are a few items we suggest you pack. Homeopathy: Nux Vomica for Hang overs Arnica for aches and pains Leadum for insect bites Rhus Tox for skin aliments and itching Healingsalve for skin cuts and bruises Peaceful Earth for travelers’ diarrhea Magnesium […]

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Summertime is Festival Time

Summer in the Bay Area is ripe with enough festivals, fairs and concerts to keep a family busy every weekend.  Here are a few to add to your June calendar. What kid doesn’t love a police car with its sirens and flashing lights?  Dad may be more partial to a shiny new red Porsche, while […]

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Handy Home Remedies for a Healthy Family

The medical field today is over-flowing with specialists.  And while we may turn to specialists for serious healthcare issues, it’s the old-fashioned practice of “family medicine” that helps you and yours deal with the routine aliments of day-to-day living.  At Los Gatos Chiropractic and Wellness Center, we welcome your entire family, from babies to grandparents! […]

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Kale Chips

Ingredients Small Kale bunch Grapeseed oil (or Olive oil as substitute) Sea salt photo by: camiori Instructions: Clean a small bunch of kale leaves and lay on towels to dry.  Using a small paring knife, peel off a portion of the stem so it’s thinner. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Arrange the kale chips on […]

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Strawberry Preserves with Black Pepper & Balsamic Vinegar

Strawberry Preserves with Black Pepper & Balsamic Vinegar

Strawberry Preserves with Black Pepper and Balsamic Vinegar Paired with fresh goat cheese on crostini, these preserves make a great appetizer. Makes: 2 Cups Prep Time: 45 minutes Ingredients 2 Cups Strawberries (about 1 pint, trimmed & quartered) 1 ½  Cups sugar 3 TB balsamic vinegar 3 TB water 1 tsp cracked black pepper Instructions: In a small […]

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10 Tips to Preventing Vacation Health Emergencies

We spend all year planning and looking forward to our summer vacations.  Don’t let your dream trip be ruined by a health emergency.  Here are a few tips that should keep your family happy, healthy and enjoying the fun and sun! ·  Sunburn can ruin a vacation!  Arm yourself with a high SPF waterproof sunscreen. Lather it on […]

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