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Going Green Inside And Out

Go Green inside as well as outside. Making sure our environment stays green is undoubtedly a necessary goal, but you know that staying green inside is even healthier. Eating green living foods is natural for the human body. Consumption of green leafy vegetables provides nutrition for our bodies, fiber for our digestive system, and a sustainable environment to live in.

Our bodies depend on enzymes, vitamins, and minerals for detoxification and metabolism. Many of these nutrients we cannot make on our own and must intake them from our diet. Green leafy vegetables are loaded with antioxidants such as lutein, chlorophyll, Vitamins A, E, K, and F. They protect vitamins and enzymes from being destroyed by toxins introduced into our bodies from the environment and those we create as byproducts of metabolism. Natural sulfur from green cruciferous vegetables like Kale and Brussels sprouts also help our body make glucosamine sulfate to improve joint function.

Besides nutrition, green leafy vegetables are loaded with soluble and insoluble fiber. The soluble fiber has been shown to help lower blood cholesterol levels, thus reducing the risk of heart disease. In addition to fiber’s cardio-protective function, it can have a positive effect on blood sugar management in diabetes as well. The soluble fiber dissolves in water and creates a soft, gel-like consistency that slows carbohydrates from the intestinal tract. Fiber intake also helps keep the bowel healthy. Good bacteria in the bowel can break down fiber into food. This process also provides fuel for the intestine lining, helping it heal and repair itself.

Recent evidence suggests that the American diet is way too high in concentrated proteins like meat and too low in complex carbohydrates like greens. This inversely proportional diet sets up the digestive system for stagnation and putrification of proteins. Focusing on increasing the intake of greens and reducing the intake of animal proteins minimizes the dependency on farmland used for cattle. Reducing toxic byproducts of cattle, overgrazing, and the vast area needed to raise cattle will help sustain a healthy ecosystem and soil.

Increasing your intake of green leafy vegetables doesn’t have to be complicated. Try placing a few handfuls of the following vegetables mentioned below into your blender with one to two cups of filtered water. Add in a ½ cup of your favorite fruit and blend away. Arugula, beet greens (tops), Bok choy, broccoli flower, celery, chard, collard greens, dandelion greens, endive, escarole, kale, mustard greens, parsley, radish tops, romaine, spinach, or watercress are just a few of some excellent greens full of nutrition and fiber to green up your inside and outside.

Dr. Stuart S. Shipe, R.Ph., D.A.O.M.


Ancient Healing for the Modern Woman

Find the health, healing, and vitality you deserve at Women's Traditional Chinese Healing.

Women’s Traditional Chinese Healing supports women in their quest for natural healthcare by integrating the ancient art of traditional Chinese medicine with the latest advances in modern medical technology and education to promote their body’s natural healing and restore full vitality.

Our Story:
Welcome To A Way Of Better Health

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After two decades as a practicing pharmacist, Dr. Shipe realized that many of his patients weren't improving; rather, they were worsening due to medication toxicity. Recognizing the urgent need for change, he shifted his practice to natural medicine, concentrating on women's health as his specialty. This critical choice marked the start of a fascinating journey into holistic medicine, in which Dr. Shipe aimed to revolutionize healthcare by combining ancient wisdom with modern thinking.

Understanding the complexities of women's health and the need for a more individualized, holistic approach, Dr. Shipe curated a selection of Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies aimed at addressing the underlying causes of health imbalances. From acupuncture to herbal medicine, each aspect was carefully chosen to provide balance and restore harmony to his patients' lives. Thus, Women's Traditional Chinese Healing evolved as a safe haven for women to begin their transformation journey toward optimal health and well-being. With Dr. Shipe's vision and expertise, the practice has continued to thrive, empowering women to regain control of their health and embrace a new way of healing that honors their bodies, minds, and spirits.


What Our Clients Are Saying

"Dr. Shipe is truly one of a kind (and I mean that in the best way possible). He is SO knowledgeable and understanding and genuinely cares for his patients. After struggling with Western medicine to treat the same problem I’ve had for decades, I decided to try a more holistic approach and I am so happy that I did. I’m so grateful to have found this practice and I’m going to keep coming back."

- Megan C.

Conditions We Treat With Natural Healing

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Anxiety & Depression

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Insomnia & Sleep Concerns

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Stress Management

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Joint, Neck, and Back Pain

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PMS & Cycle Irregularities

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GI & Digestive Issues

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