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Recipes and Food

Foods and Nutrients to Support a Healthy Digestive System
The importance of eating a balanced diet is paramount to maintaining a healthy digestive system. 'He that takes medicine and neglects diet, wastes the skills ...

Ginger for Intestinal Upset
Ginger has been found to increase the secretion of gastric juice. In fact, ginger can be used for most digestive upsets that involve nausea, vomiting ...

Anti-Inflammatory Foods
A balanced, varied diet can help ease the pain of arthritis by providing vitamins and minerals that keep your joints healthy. Avoiding "damp" foods, such ...

Nutrients to Support a Healthy Immune System
A typical meal in China today may not look all that different from a typical meal in ancient times. This is for good reason because ...

Nutrients to Ensure a Restful Night
One important way we can help ensure a restful night is by making wise decisions during the day when it comes to our diet. Eating ...

Foods to Support Thyroid Function
When it comes to lifestyle changes, a diet rich in protein, calcium, magnesium, and iodine helps support thyroid function.Here are three groups of foods to ...

Good Nutrition Boosts Brain Power
Looking to support your health and also boost your brain function? You can achieve both of these goals through nutrition. According to Oriental medicine (OM) ...

Foods Men Should Eat Every Day
Adding nutrient-rich super foods to the diet can give men a healthy boost. Here are just a few foods that can help maintain muscle mass ...

Fight Fibromyalgia with Nutrient Dense Foods
The National Fibromyalgia Association recommends a balanced diet containing nutrient dense foods free of artificial additives and sweeteners to help your body fight fibromyalgia syndrome.  ...

Cooking With Essential Oils
Rich and aromatic plant oils are most often associated with aromatherapy and are usually used in massage oils, incense and are diffused in the air ...

Health Boosting Foods
Fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins are part of any healthy diet. Here are six nutrients that can enhance your health and vitality. Garlic ...

Foods to Help Your Skin Look Its Best
Acupuncture views nutrition in a complex light, through the application of Oriental medicine wisdom to dietary habits. In short, certain foods are considered too yang ...

Cultivate Optimal Endocrine Health
The endocrine system provides regulation of the body through hormonal secretions. Cultivating your endocrine health combined with proper nutrition and diet can boost energy, improve ...

The Energetics of Foods for Health and Healing
The Nei Jing Classic of Internal Medicine, compiled over 2000 years ago, may contain the first known Chinese writings of the dynamic relationship between health ...

Energetics of Foods for Health and Healing - Part II
Traditional Asian, Chinese and Macrobiotic Medicine practitioners often stress that to achieve and maintain good health one needs to tend to one's physical, emotional and ...

Watermelon Gazpacho
Chinese Medicine uses the fruit (Xi Gua) and the seeds (Xi Gua Ren) for dehydration and summer heat symptoms, which include thirst without desire to ...

Recipe: Holiday Detox with Figs
Parties, family gatherings, and travel make the holiday season special.  However, these events also present opportunities for stress and overeating, which can lead to an ...

Recipe: Nourishing Beauty with Sweet Rice Congee
For most cultures across the globe, there are beauty constants such as clear skin, bright eyes, and shiny hair. Like calmness and strength, these outward ...

Pomegranate Juice Fights Heart Disease, Study Says
In China, the pomegranate fruit symbolized longevity. Now there is scientific evidence for the fruit's restorative powers.Scientists have tested the juice in mice and found ...

Asian Pear and Spinach Salad with Peanut Dressing
According to traditional Chinese medicine, crisp salad greens, iced teas, fruits and juices, and other yin foods help maintain balance during the hot summer months.Try ...

Jade Windscreen Tea: Prevention In a Cup
When a flu bug is shared in family, there are a few usual suspects that are blamed for the epidemic. The most common culprit is ...

Yin-Yang Balance and Food Choice
Whether you turn to acupuncture or allopathic medicine for healing, choosing the right foods for your constitution will speed your progress. According to traditional Chinese ...

Miso Soup with Scallions - A cure for the common cold
Did you know that Miso Soup with Scallions is actually an ancient Chinese herbal remedy for colds? In 300 AD famous herbalist, Ge Hong, writes ...

Cold Chrysanthemum Tea to Quench Summer Heat
Summer, the season of Yang energy and activity. Under the rising temperature, our bodies are especially prone to accumulated Heat and Dampness. The high metabolic ...