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Category: foods for autumn

Winter Squash Soup

Winter Squash is a wonderful food for Winter. The abundance of this tasty squash peaks in early Fall and is available to early winter. During cold weather, I suggest that you switch from cold, raw foods, such as salads, to warmer, cooked foods, such as soups and steamed vegetables. This brings us to Winter squash: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 14, 2019

In Honor of Thanksgiving: 4 Health Benefits of Cranberries

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you have much to be thankful for, I know I do. Cranberries are a staple of many traditional Thanksgiving feasts. For as long as I can remember, we have had a terrific cranberry bread (made by my mother) that is always my favorite. This post should convince you to indulge in: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 23, 2017

Good Advice From Chinese Medicine: Let Your Expectations FALL Away

Fall has returned! In this season, nature lets go of its abundant creation of the past year in a grand final display. Leaves turn brilliant colors and drop back to the earth, enriching it to promote next year’s growth. In autumn, we can learn more about ourselves because, after a harvest, everything is bare. Autumn: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 7, 2015

3 Easy Tips For A Healthy Autumn

It’s happening…we are approaching Autumn. For those of us in Chicago (and in many other parts of the world) the weather will change and so must we. Chinese Medicine stresses the need to adapt our lifestyles and diets to the changing seasons for optimal health. So, here are some easy, surefire tips for a healthy: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 22, 2015

Fall Articles About Chinese Medicine

I regularly read articles around the web about Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. It’s always fun to get new ideas and good information from other acupuncturists. Here are some excerpts from posts I’ve enjoyed. Many people search the internet for good food choices and recipes. Chinese Medicine believes in eating in harmony with the season. In: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 24, 2010

Chinese Medicine Teaches Us That Autumn Is the Season To "Let It Go"

I was watching Thinintervention on Bravo and saw Jackie (Trainer Extraordinaire) insist that the overweight, exhausted participants run holding the amount of their excess body weight on their shoulders. It was grueling just to watch ! When they were done and finally able to drop the weight to the ground she asked how they all: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 15, 2010

Miso Soup: Cure for the Common Cold

By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Did you know that Miso Soup with Scallions is actually an ancient Chinese herbal remedy for colds? In 300 AD famous herbalist, Ge Hong, writes about Miso Soup with Scallions in a book called, Bei ji zhou hou fang or Emergency Formulas to Keep Up One’s Sleeve. The soup is: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 18, 2008

What Can You Let Go Of?

By David Tucker L.A.c. LMP The Autumn season and Metal element in the body is governed by our Lung and Colon meridians. They have a reciprocal relationship of receiving (or inhaling) the very highest quality of life, of Spirit, and then a release of what is no longer useful for us. And if we: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 13, 2008

Tips For A Healthy Fall Season

Foods – Eat more cooked and fewer raw foods. Sour, astringent foods like lemon, lime, pickle, vitamin C, seaweed, and sourdough bread can all benefit your health. Enjoy spicy/pungent foods like onion, garlic, radish, horseradish, and cabbage. Hearty concentrated foods like root vegetables, soy products and barley are also foods for the Fall. Pumpkin, winter: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 23, 2008