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By Joerg Kastner

Kastner's Chinese food Therapy is a wonderful advent to chinese language dietetics for either scholars and practitioners of chinese language drugs ... I whole-heartedly suggest his book.-- Nigel Wiseman

For millennia, the chinese language have taught fit, applicable nutrition is a vital part of protecting reliable well-being and therapeutic quite a few problems. the following, the writer demystifies chinese language dietetics, one of many pillars of conventional chinese language drugs. Joerg Kastner presents an creation to the rules of conventional chinese language drugs and the energetics of meals. Emphasizing a holistic method all through, chinese language food remedy presents readers with instruments for integrating the foundations of chinese language dietetics into their day-by-day lives.

The ebook contains a finished class of greater than three hundred on hand meals corresponding to greens, grains, herbs and spices, fruit, meat, seafood, dairy items, oils and fat, and extra. a number of medical examples and remedy feedback artfully mix Western health conditions with chinese language diagnostic options.

For this second edition the part on scientific examples has been improved by means of certain chapters at the remedy of weight problems and actual and / or emotional fatigue. the reason of motives of ailments in response to conventional chinese language drugs, different indicators, and the lists of suggested meals and meals to prevent are supplemented through suggestion at the sufficient acupuncture therapy.

• Descriptions of chinese language dietetics in perform and discussions of nutritional components, corresponding to seasonal variations and differing requisites for kids and seniors
• functional how one can adapt chinese language foodstuff remedy to Western items and cooking tools
• scientific examples masking the most important organ platforms A convenient A to Z record of universal meals and their therapeutic features

An crucial reference for college kids and practitioners of conventional chinese language drugs, this undemanding publication may also be valued by way of nutritionists, dieticians, physicians, and an individual attracted to dwelling a protracted and fit lifestyles.

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Lunch Lunch is preferably a substantial, warm meal that strengthens the center burner. Warming grains and vegetables are highly recommended, as well as fish, poultry, some lean meat and salad. Tip: A good meal does not burden the body or cause drowsiness. Avoid fatty, oily foods, foods that are too cold, or meals that are too big. They produce dampness in the body, slow down qi flow, and cause fatigue and sluggishness. Evening Meal/Dinner In the evening, yang and digestive capacity decrease and yin increases.

The morning meal should be substantial and fortifying. A good breakfast strengthens stomach and spleen qi and yang for the day. Optimal breakfast foods are energetically warming foods, prepared with warm cooking methods that stimulate the body and do not spread dampness. , oatmeal). During summer, the slightly cooler wheat is recommended. The porridge can be combined with nuts, seeds, and a little seasonal fruit. If needed, sweeten lightly to supplement, using honey or marmalade or the other sweeteners mentioned earlier.

Foods and herbs can both promote and impede each other in their effect on the body. For example, it would be pointless to prescribe phlegm-reducing herbs and acupuncture to patients without informing them about phlegm-producing foods such as fatty foods, “junk food,” excess dairy products, alcohol, etc. Effective “holistic” therapy in such cases needs to include dietary measures, for example phlegmreducing foods such as pears. Four basic criteria for energetic classification of foods ˜ ˜ ˜ ˜ Thermal nature: Hot, warm, neutral, cool, cold Flavor: Sweet, acrid, sour, bitter, salty Organ network: Spleen, stomach, lung, large intestine, kidney, bladder, liver, gallbladder, heart, small intestine Direction of movement: Upbearing, floating, downbearing, falling In the classic “Recipes Worth a Thousand Pieces of Gold” (quian jin fang), the famous Chinese physician Sun Si Miao states: “For the body to retain its balance and harmony requires only following a proper diet.

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