By Jörg Kastner

Show description

Read or Download Chinese Nutrition Therapy PDF

Similar nutrition books

Green Guide: The Complete Reference for Consuming Wisely

Paper or plastic? natural or traditional? In an international that's swiftly going "green," how does the common individual make judgements which are shrewdpermanent for the family--and solid for the planet? the golf green advisor is the following to aid, with the ideas and offerings for Earth-conscious dwelling. awarded in concise, information-packed chapters, this up to the moment source touches on each point of our lives, from grocery buying to housecleaning to paintings, trip, and investing--enabling shoppers to make proficient judgements and straightforward adjustments that influence the planet in significant methods.

Nutrition through the life cycle

As the most revered food existence cycle texts within the larger schooling industry, nutrients throughout the existence CYCLE, Fourth version makes use of present study to provide an explanation for the dietary foundations useful for the expansion, improvement, and basic functioning of people in every one level of the existence span.

Food Hypersensitivity: Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies and Intolerance

During this very good new ebook, professional dietitians Isabel Skypala and Carina Venter assemble a workforce of professional authors to split truth from fiction and supply the reader with an authoritative and useful advisor to diagnosing, handling and fighting nutrients hypersensitive reaction and intolerance.

Extra resources for Chinese Nutrition Therapy

Sample text

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. Black tea or coffee, both in moderation, are suitable breakfast beverages to support yang. , fruit, fruit juices, raw foods, excess dairy products.

TCM makes a close connection between foods and medicinal herbs for therapy, since their classification follows the same criteria. 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.

Exhausting talks, discussions, and distractions (TV, radio, reading) burden stomach and spleen, which are especially sensitive to emotional tensions such as brooding, worries, anger, and fear. Negative emotions block and weaken the qi of digestive organs, resulting in loss of appetite, bloating, regurgitation, and stomach pain. “It turned my stomach”; “It ruined my appetite”; “The news made me choke on my food” are popular ways of describing this all too common situation. Continuous exposure of the stomach/spleen network to emotional stress can cause serious eating disorders and digestive problems such as obesity, bulimia, anorexia, or gastric ulcers.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.45 of 5 – based on 43 votes