By Joerg Kastner

Kastner's chinese language food treatment is a wonderful advent to chinese language dietetics for either scholars and practitioners of chinese language drugs ... I whole-heartedly recommend his book. - Nigel Wiseman

For millennia, the chinese language have taught fit, applicable vitamin is a vital part of preserving strong future health and therapeutic numerous problems. the following, the writer demystifies chinese language dietetics, one of many pillars of conventional chinese language Medicine.

Joerg Kastner offers an advent to the foundations of conventional chinese language drugs and the energetics of meals. Emphasizing a holistic technique all through, chinese language foodstuff remedy presents readers with instruments for integrating the foundations of chinese language dietetics into their day-by-day lives. The e-book features a finished type of greater than three hundred available meals equivalent to greens, grains, herbs and spices, fruit, meat, seafood, dairy items, oils and fat, and extra. a variety of scientific examples and therapy feedback artfully mix Western health conditions with chinese language diagnostic techniques.

For this moment variation the part on scientific examples has been improved by means of designated chapters at the remedy of weight problems and actual and / or emotional fatigue. the reason of reasons of ailments in response to conventional chinese language drugs, the various signs, and the lists of urged meals and meals to prevent are supplemented through suggestion at the sufficient acupuncture treatment.


•Descriptions of chinese language dietetics in perform and discussions of nutritional elements, corresponding to seasonal diversifications and differing standards for kids and seniors
•Practical how one can adapt chinese language food remedy to Western items and cooking methods
•Clinical examples protecting the main organ systems
•A convenient A to Z record of universal meals and their therapeutic characteristics
•An crucial reference for college students and practitioners of conventional chinese language medication, this ordinary e-book can be valued via nutritionists, dieticians, physicians, and a person drawn to residing an extended and fit life.

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When you seriously undertake the steps necessary to regenerate your physical body, you become aware of the ease with which one slips into the negative line of least resistance in the matter of nutrition, with no concern as to the kind and quality of the food one eats. You look around, and you wonder how people have managed to live as long as they do on the destructive diets and other undeniably noxious foods and beverages used to appease the appetite. You wonder how people can exist with so little attention given to bodily needs.

3. The Pineal Gland, located in the mid-brain, back, and slightly higher than the Pituitary. 4. The Tongue, one of the most mischievous organs of the human body. 5. The Medulla Oblongata, the central Nerve-telephone-exchange, is situated in the lower middle part of the head, between the upper lip and the base of the skull, just above the Atlas or first cervical vertebra. 6. The Parotid Gland, which becomes swollen and causes Mumps, especially when children and adolescents indulge in excesses of starches and candies.

79 24. THE THYROID GLAND ......................... 81 25. THE PINEAL GLAND .......................... 84 26. THE THYMUS GLAND ......................... 85 27. THE SEX GLANDS (The Reproductive Organs) ...... 86 28. THE PROSTATE ............................... 87 29. VENEREAL DISEASES ......................... 89 30. THE ANSWER TO YOUR DILEMMA ............... 91 31. ORGANIC GARDENING. Organically Grown Food ... 93 32. TRACE ELEMENTS: Sea Water, Dulse and Kelp ...... 97 33. HEALTH AND HYGIENE : ......................

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