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Posts tagged with ‘Diet & Nutrition’

  • Gas & Digestive Issues in Eastern Medicine

    Why Am I So Gassy? Answers From The East and West

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    Let’s face it: gassiness is normal. Sometimes it’s stinky, sometimes it’s loud, but at the end of the day, gassiness, farting, and bloating is a normal thing that all of our bodies do. But sometimes, normal gassiness turns into constant and repeat bloating and discomfort. When that happens, it’s time to figure out what’s making you uncomfortable and how you can fix it. Depending on who you ask, there’s a couple of different answers to this question.

  • Natures and Flavors in Eastern Medicine

    Food As Medicine: The Natures and Flavors of Food According to TCM

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    Food is an incredibly important part of TCM. Some foods can change the levels of Yin and Yang in our bodies, while others can directly stimulate certain organs and bodily systems. Since TCM is all about seeking balance in our bodies and minds, knowing the right foods to eat to shift that balance is key to finding physical and mental harmony.

  • Eastern Medicine Constipation Treatments

    3 Natural Ways to Fix Constipation with Eastern Medicine–FAST!

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    If you’re reading this, you’re probably constipated right now or have been recently. You’re not alone – 2 out of 10 Americans deal with this tricky situation every year. Normally, most people poop anywhere from a few times a day to a few times a week. There’s no set number of times you should sit on the porcelain throne, because it depends on a lot of different things. So how do you know when you have a pooping problem? When you’re struggling to poop and you notice a big change in your number of visits to the restroom, that’s an indication that something isn’t right.

  • Boost Energy Naturally With Eastern Medicine

    5 Tips and Tricks To Boost Your Energy From Eastern Medicine

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    In TCM and Ayurveda, energy comes from balance. We have to keep our bodies and minds in harmony to keep feeling our best. If you’re having trouble with fatigue and, you should incorporate fresh, healthy food into your diet, get enough rest, avoid working too much, and move your body in a way that makes you feel good. But for those days when you need a little extra pep in your step, here are some tips and tricks from eastern medicine proven to boost your energy.

  • Cinnamon In Eastern Medicine

    Cinnamon in Eastern Medicine: Not Just A Spice

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    When you think of cinnamon, it probably brings to mind the smell of scented candles in the fall and coffee shops selling chai lattes, but did you know that cinnamon isn’t just for candles and lattes? It’s also known for having a slew of health benefits. Western doctors are beginning to prescribe it more and more for issues like hyperglycemia and diabetes. But when it comes to Eastern medicine, cinnamon has been used for thousands of years to treat a much wider range of illnesses and health problems.

  • Chinese Superfoods To Boost Libido - Flower

    7 Chinese Superfoods to Boost Your Libido  

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    Things like stress, depression, prescription drugs, chronic illness, and not getting enough sleep can all lower your libido. It’s something people have been struggling with for centuries, so don’t feel bad if your sex drive is low, too. And luckily, TCM has a long history of finding cures and aids for boosting the libido.

  • Eastern Medicine Fruits and Vegetables - Rambutan

    8 Eastern Fruits and Veggies You’ve Never Heard Of

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    Do you ever go to the farmer’s market or grocery store and see something in the produce aisle that looks like it came from an alien planet? Well, one of those far out fruits and veggies just might be on this list. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Asian fruits and vegetables that you’ve probably never heard of. They’re nutritious, delicious, and can even pack a healing punch.

  • Mindful Eating in Eastern Medicine

    5 Ways To Start Eating More Mindfully

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    While mindfulness can be great for one’s mental health, what if there was a way to bring the benefits of this mindset into our daily diet? Luckily, with a little bit of help from the wisdom of ancient eastern medicine, the art of mindful eating can revolutionize how we approach our food. By adding several mindfulness techniques to your eating routine, you can better choose and regulate what goes into your body, you will also begin to enjoy what you eat more often.

  • Root Vegetables - Chinese Medicine Winter Foods

    Winter Foods To Keep Your Body In Tip-Top Shape

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    The days are shorter, and the cold is closing in. TCM winter foods are exactly what you should be eating for an energizing diet this time of year. They keep your skin looking fresh by adding hydration-packed nourishment, and they infuse your organs with magic. Well, not really magic, but the perfect combination of ingredients to keep you healthy during the cold. Let’s talk about what Eastern medicine thinks about eating with the seasons and managing your diet in the winter.

  • Chinese Beauty Foods For Your Face

    Put That Where? Foods You Wouldn’t Think To Put On Your Skin, But Should!

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    Oh, the battle to reclaim the youthful vibrancy of your skin that time has stolen. However, what if the answer to smooth skin wasn’t the latest product on store shelves –  but rather the ancient wisdom that has led thousands to unlock the keys to youth in unexpected ways? For thousands of years, men and women have discovered the secret weapon for fighting aging through the mysteriously practical art of Eastern medicine.

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