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Food Color and Nutrition

In Chinese medical theory, food is considered medicine. Food has qualities and functions biochemically and energetically that target specific organs. Not only that, but the action a particular food takes to benefit that organ in terms of taste, color and temperature is what is included in Five Element theory. Food has a relationship to both the natural elements

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Healthy Eating According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

You might already know (and its pretty common knowledge) that the Chinese diet is full of vegetables.  But did you also know that animal protein is kept to a minimum.  Have you ever actually wondered why?  Its ok if you haven’t but I think its interesting to know a bit more.  Next time you head up to Convoy

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Eating With the Seasons: Spring’s Fab 5 in San Diego

Spring is a time of renewal, regeneration, growth and energy. The plants and animals awaken from the slumber of the cold winter months. The vital nutrients that have been stored in the roots of the plants and the bodies of the animals, comes to the surface and life becomes more vibrant and fluid. Human beings are no different. Humans

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