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The Flavor And Thermal Nature Of Food In Chinese Medicine

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According to Chinese medicine in Bellingham, a well balanced diet consists of about 20 percent of each of the following five flavors or tastes: salty, spicy, bitter, sour, and sweet. The standard American diet is imbalanced with way too many sweet and salty tastes. Why is this important, you may ask? Well, in Chinese medicine, the health of a person is based on achieving harmony, moderation, and balance in all facets of an individual’s … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 28th, 2018 at 9:57 am

Chinese Food Therapy And The Nutritional Value Of Certain Foods

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For the past five millennia, historical documents point to the fact that the Chinese people have been constantly searching for medical cures and the secrets of health in food.

If we pore through the pages of Chinese history, we can observe that in the kitchens of each of the emperors of China, there always was a medical consultant to assist the chef.

Chinese food therapy in Overland Park works on the theory that mirrors that … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 28th, 2018 at 9:34 am

Traditional Chinese Medicine And The Different Nature Of Foods

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Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine in Bellmore address infertility with all-natural approaches, by diagnosing the hidden causes and treating body as a whole and viewing each patient as a unique entity. Based on what condition has been diagnosed, the sufferer may be advised to not consume certain kinds of food that may adversely affect their fertility. We will discuss how foods are categorized in traditional Chinese medicine.

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Written by Valerie

February 27th, 2018 at 9:48 am

The Power Of Ginger To Eliminate Cold And Dampness In The Body

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Traditional Chinese Medicine in Cleveland considers Candidiasis as a symptom of underlying dampness. According to Ayurvedic therapy, things that have a sweet taste can cause dampness. It believes that dampness contributes to coldness, because when your shirt gets wet on a cold day, you’re highly likely to freeze. If sweetness promotes dampness, sugar allows yeast to thrive, and since yeast is a damp condition, then it is only a good idea to not only avoid … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 27th, 2018 at 9:34 am

Pain And Injury In Chinese Sports Medicine

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Both the Chinese and Western medicine way of examining a sports injury, like a strain or sprain, may on the surface seem very similar, but when they are carefully observed, they actually are quite different.

The movement of blood and vital energy (qi) in a specific part of the body may be influenced by some impact or force exerted on the body. This impact may be due to a fall and may result in a … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 20th, 2018 at 10:15 pm

Tui Na Massage Makes You Feel Enlivened, Happy, And Re-Energized

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The ancient healing art of Tui Na massage has been an integral part of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Overland Park for the past four millennia.

The term Tui Na is derived from two Chinese words, Tui which means “to push” and Na, which means “to grasp”. It is used as treatment for conditions that in western medicine would normally require an osteopath, chiropractor, or a physiotherapist.

While Tui Na usually works on the joints and … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 20th, 2018 at 10:05 pm

How To Cook And Serve The Highly Nutritious Chinese Taro The Traditional Chinese Way

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Long a staple in traditional, Chinese cooking Chinese taro has been used in a variety of ways and is valued for the nutrients and vitamins it supplies and exceptional taste. A lot of street vendors, in fact, sell Chinese taro because it is so easy and quick to prepare. After including this delectable morsel in your cooking, you’ll soon understand how despite eating so eat so well, the Chinese manage to stay so thin.

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Written by Valerie

February 6th, 2018 at 1:45 pm

Falun Gong Can Help Prevent A Person From Relapsing In Addiction

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Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa, is a traditional Chinese “cultivation system” or spiritual movement. This practice was first introduced in 1992 in China by Li Hongzhi. It was labeled a “heretical” practice and banned by the communist Chinese government in 1999. There are several news accounts of thousands of Falun dafa practitioners being imprisoned, tortured, and even killed by the Chinese government.

In its espousal of absence of rituals in daily worship and greater … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

February 6th, 2018 at 1:43 pm

Tai Chi Can Be A Viable Treatment For Osteoporosis

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In the treatment of osteoporosis treatment, the problem of bone mineral tissue loss must be addressed. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation of USA, people should address their osteoporosis issue through either non-pharmaceutical or pharmaceutical means.

The bone density of a person is usually determined with the use of X-ray absorptiomety examination. You will be diagnosed as having osteopenia if your score in this examination is between one and two and a half; on the … Continue reading

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February 6th, 2018 at 1:38 pm