The Importance of Diet and Nutrition in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine considers diet to be the first line of defence against disease. A balanced diet should include all essential nutrients as well as a balanced lifestyle of work and rest. The absence of balance or neglect may lead to disease, deficiency, and a poor quality of life. Poor diet may also begin symptoms of brain fog, improper sleep habits, cardiovascular disease, or skin conditions.
Diet therapy can encourage improvement, but is not limited to:
- Weight loss
- Improved immune system
- Hormonal Balance
The main factors that contribute to the digestive disruption are mainly diet and lifestyle choices. These characteristics can vary from not eating according to one’s constitution, which translates to not focusing on foods and cooking methods that promote prime digestion and nutritional reuptake that is right individually. Dietary habits of inorganic and unhealthy fast-food options that are low in nutrition. Over-eating in volume or not consuming enough food. While a lack of exercise and physical activity also contributes to slower metabolism and digestion.
The Nutrition Department at the Huatuo Clinic improves digestive health along with other health concerns through acupuncture, moxibustion, dietary advice, and Chinese Herbal medicine. The emphasis is to heal and strengthen the body as a whole to increase metabolism, energy, brain function and rebalance lifestyle effects from stress to influence the body to be in a state of equilibrium
- Weight Loss Center
The one question our patients frequently ask is “Can Acupuncture and Chinese medicine really help lose unwanted pounds?” The answer to this is, “Yes”.
- Nutrition and Dietary
The development of the food industry has deeply affected human’s dietary habit such as the increased consumption of food with a greater amount of fat and sugar. Along with a more sedentary work and lifestyle, chronic diseases such as obesity and cardiovascular diseases are becoming the main cause of disability and death all over the world.
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- Bell’s Palsy
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Western bio-medicine believes Bell’s Palsy is temporary with no exact cause. From world leaders to celebrities, young to old, woman to man, Bell’s Palsy can occur to anyone.
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