Blog — Beauty From Within

Healing Through the Face: Stomach

Healing Through the Face: Stomach

We are continuing our face mapping journey and next up is the stomach. In Chinese medicine, the two main sources of energy come from the air we breathe and the food we eat. Our lungs and stomach are important to keep healthy if we are to have the maximum energy level possible.  Stomach imbalances can manifest symptoms in several different ways.  For instance, my son has a sensitivity to wheat, rice and eggs.  The only symptom he had was an awful stuffy nose.  He tested negative for any food allergies but when I tested him for food sensitivity and he...

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Simone Wan Moran

How Adaptogens Can Shrink Your Belly Fat (And Which Ones to Use!)

How Adaptogens Can Shrink Your Belly Fat (And Which Ones to Use!)

When the New York Times wrote an article about adaptogens, and Health Magazine interviewed me asking me to answer some questions on adaptogens for their November article "Adaptogens Explained", I realized that finally, plant-based medicine is becoming more main stream.  This got me excited and I wanted to write about something that adaptogens do that most people don't know about:  Shrink belly fat!   First of all, what are adaptogens?  Adaptogens are a group of plants that can help our bodies adapt to physical, chemical, and environmental stressors. As you probably know, your body is built to release the hormone cortisol to respond to...

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Simone Wan Moran

Healing Through Face Mapping: Dark Circles Under The Eyes

Healing Through Face Mapping: Dark Circles Under The Eyes

Do you ever wonder why some people just don’t seem to age?  Is it all in our genes or do we actually have more control over our skin than just wearing sunscreen and using topical skin care products? According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, (TCM), we do have some say!  Lifestyle choices can be a major factor in annoying blemishes, wrinkles, jowls,  and dark circles under the eyes.  I will be doing a series of blogs on how to help you read your facial signs to revive your health and keep your facial features vibrant! My mother has dark circles under her eyes, so...

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Simone Wan Moran