Nutritional Counseling

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), nutrition is one of the first thing the practitioner will address - usually even before considering a treatment such as acupuncture or herbal formulas. Whether you are interested in food as part of a holistic approach to treatment, or as an improvement to lifestyle, choosing the right food makes a huge difference. After all, we are what we eat. Are you looking for a commercial pet food? We can help you choose the right one for your cat or dog's lifestyle and age. Are you interested in homecooking? We carry nutritional supplements and recipe books to help balance homecooked diets. It is important to feed a complete and balanced diet: deficiencies or excesses of vital nutrients (such as vitamins and minerals) can lead to life-threatening illnesses such as blindness and cardiomyopathy (taurine deficiency in cats), or bone weakness and abnormalities (inverted calcium:phosphorus ratio in all animals). For those interested in managing disease with nutrition, TCM Food Energetics can help determine what foods will be beneficial for your cat or dog. In TCM, all foods have different properties that can affect the way the body functions. Choosing foods that are beneficial to your cat or dog's specific case can help encourage the body to balance itself. For those that homecook, Food Energetics can help guide the choice of ingredients. For those that feed commercial pet foods, food energetics can provide a guide to beneficial treats or top-dressing to supplement the meal.

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    Food Enegetics

    In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), food’s importance in keeping the body healthy is recognized. In fact, TCM categorizes foods by the different effects it has on the body. For example,…

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    Nutritional Supplements

    We carry a variety of nutritional supplements. Glucosamine supplements can be beneficial for joint health. We carry the Actistatin and GLC line of glucosamine supplements. Are you interested in homecooking?…

  • Puppies/Kittens

    It’s easy to get confused or overwhelmed by all the pet foods on the market. We can help you weed through the choices and find a puppy or kitten food…