About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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The Secret to Aging Well

Most of us are interested in living a long life and aging  healthfully.  In our search for longevity, we take vitamins, antioxidants, herbs, supplements, and miracle foods to stay as young as possible for as long as possible.

In our search for the fountain of youth, the simplest way to age well is often overlooked—possibly because it is so simple, low tech, and not a pill or potion.  That key to longevity is exercise.

In Chinese medicine, moderation is one of the tenets of living . . . → Read More: The Secret to Aging Well

Take a Walk!

Most health experts will tell you the the magic bullet (if there were such a thing) to good health and permanent weight loss is exercise plus eating healthfully. Unfortunately, many people get hung up on one or even both of these points, especially finding a way to get regular exercise.

The good news is that regular exercise can be as easy as taking a walk. That’s right, what most of us do on a regular basis, but a little more of it. . . . → Read More: Take a Walk!