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Ancient Farro and Roasted Pumpkin for Digestive Health

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­ In Chinese medicine theory, the amount of dampness present in our digestive tract and through out the body can deter the health of the spleen-pancreas...

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Barley, Bok Choy and Maitake to Offset Autumnal Dryness

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The Five Elements system of the ancient Chinese serves as an aid for understanding the limitless correspondences that permeate every facet of life.  It ...

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A Simple Fall Soup for Improved Digestion

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In Chinese medicine theory, foods can either cool us down or warm us up, however oftentimes our bodies don’t require all cooling or warming foods for a ...

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Strengthen Your Digestive Fire with a Warming Fish Stew

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Chinese dietary therapy is one of the most important aspects of Chinese medicine, for over 2000 years the Chinese have observed the digestive process an...

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Restore Digestive Balance with Yin and Yang Foods

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Yin and Yang are the two most fundamental concepts in Chinese medical philosophy.  Rooted in ancient Chinese philosophy, these two opposing concepts a...

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Roasted Squash with Balanced Flavor for Balanced Digestion

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 Squash falls into two categories:  Summer or immature and winter or fully mature.  Maturation periods vary from a week for a zucchini to two months or ...

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