For over 2000 years, the Chinese have been practicing an ancient healing technique known as Zuo Yue Zi, which translates to “Sit the month.” This therapy is designed for new mothers to facilitate their recovery by providing them with nutritious, convenient and tasty meals prepared with Chinese herb.
Before the West began to study how food works on the human body, the Chinese have been … Continue reading
One of the most underrated and yet powerful therapy that can help heal a person suffering from headaches or migraines is food. For me, it is a bit surprising that there are people who believe they are following a healthy daily diet only to find out that for the most part, what they eat has extremely low nutritional content. Much of the food we eat … Continue reading
To function optimally, the body requires proper nourishment. Based on the principles of Chinese nutritional therapy, nourishment of the body is derived from three sources.
1. Shen Chi – this energy stems from nourishing and healthy relationships that’s taken into the Heart where it is then transformed into Chi or life energy.
2. Da Chi – this is the energy that comes from the air … Continue reading
For thousands of years, Chinese nutritional therapy has been used much as medicinal herbs as a means to vastly improve health. Food was considered a tool to heal illness and prevent its development which preserved and maintained health and ensured the survival of the human race.
This nutritional model provides a holistic and qualitative concept of distinctly recommended foods that focuses on the flavor and … Continue reading
Some people in Western societies have been known to subsist on just a single type of food. In East Asia, particularly in China, people usually eat a variety of foods to preserve health and to promote balance in their minds and bodies. In Chinese culture, no food is maligned or consumed in excess. Food is a way to achieve balance between people and their natural … Continue reading
Chinese medicine practitioners in Jacksonville are trained to know the right herbs and herbal remedies to use in order to treat a specific health problem. They may also use other modalities like nutritional/diet therapy, massage therapy, acupressure/acupuncture, and Qi gong. There was hardly ever a need for surgery for illnesses in the Chinese medical system, unless an emergency arose. Hundreds of years ago, the Chinese … Continue reading