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Food is the First Medicine

Show Details HostIt was said first and best in the 4th century BC by the Father of Medicine, Hippocrates: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” It’s just as true today as it was then! So before you even think about that next fad diet you heard about on TV, or go back to the doctor asking for this and that, check in here first. When you really understand why the right food is not just good for you, but also that it’s the best medicine, your life will change


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Food is the First Medicine – Eat Cheesecake and get Healthy!

Today Dr Mary and Dr Kim reveal the most misunderstood word in the English language and how knowing the REAL meaning of this word, will change how you look at food forever. Their show guest Jerry Riggin shares his story of how this word changed his life and shrunk his waistline! Dr Mary’s interview is […]

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Food is the First Medicine with Dr. Mary Riggin and Dr. Kim Marie

Dr. Mary Riggin
Dr. Mary is a Board Certified (NCCAOM), Licensed Acupuncturist (FL) and Doctor of Acupuncture (RI). She is founder and clinic director of Healing Touch Oriental Medicine (HTOM). Since 1996, her purpose has been to help as many people as possible achieve optimal health. She created, produced and hosted the award-winning TV show Health Options; she also created, produced and co-hosted Burn Fat Talk Radio with Dr. Kim.

She graduated from the Florida Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine; her undergraduate degree is in Electrical Engineering Technology.

She was appointed by FL Gov Chiles and FL Gov Bush to serve a 3- year term on Florida’s State Board of Acupuncture; Dr. Mary also served as President of the Florida State Oriental Medical Association.

Dr. Mary is a speaker, free-lance writer, and has been featured on TV and radio nationwide.

Dr. Kim Marie
Dr. Kim is a Board Certified (NCCAOM), Licensed Acupuncturist (FL) and Doctor of Acupuncture (RI). She has practiced in Chicago and Tampa Bay with a specialty in Stubborn Weight and Diabetes. Her purpose is to help as many people as possible regain and maintain optimum health. She the Medical Director of HTOM, and is currently involved in Diabetes research and Corporate Wellness in the Tampa Bay area. She is a free-lance writer, speaker and seminar leader. She co-hosted Burn Fat Talk Radio with Dr. Mary.

Dr. Kim graduated with top honors from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, with a M.S. In Oriental Medicine, and a B.Sc. in Nutrition.

Dr. Mary’s and Dr. Kim’s clinical specialties include hormone balancing, allergy desensitizing, chronic pain, and difficult cases involving complex functional and metabolic disorders. Treatment specialties include Food as Medicine, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Herbal Medicine, Oriental Bodywork, Sports Medicine, Nutritional supplementation, Nutripuncture, and life-style counseling.


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