Integrative Healing with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
5500 Ridge Road, Suite 218, Parma, Ohio 44129
TCM FOOD THERAPY
'Let thy food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food'
- Hippocrates (400 BC)
Traditional Chinese Medicine medicated diet is a key component towards wellness and healing. The goal is to achieve the balance of Yin and Yang through the combination of nutrition and medicine.
The taste, color, smell, nature, season harvested, preparation method and seasoning of the food is all considered. Constitution of each individual is unique thus the diet should be tailored for optimal wellness.
For our existing patients, we provide dietary recommendations according to your body constitution and current health condition guided by Eastern nutrition philosophy.
SEASONAL EATING ACCORDING TO ELEMENTS
Each season represents the ebb and flow of yin and yang according to the rhythm of the earth and heavens
As we strive to live in harmony with the environment, decisions such as what we eat, how we live and rest should adjust accordingly as well
Climate of wind
Movement of expansion
Color of green
Taste of sour
Climate of heat
Color of red
Taste of bitter
Climate of dryness
Movement of contraction
Color of white
Taste of pungent
Climate of cold
Color of black
Taste of salty