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Category: winter squash

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

Chinese Medicine Has Solutions For Insomnia

No matter what complaint a patient presents to me, I listen for information about the two things that are vital to making anyone feel better. They are good sleep and regular bowel movements. This post, by Julie Lee, the founder of Unique Acupuncture, in Oregon, focuses on how to improve your sleep. We’ll save “being: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 2, 2010

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; Winter Diet Suggestions

The cold damp winter season has arrived in Chicago and across most of the country. Chinese Medicine believes that cold invades our body, exposing us to chills, colds, and headaches. To drive out the cold and phlegm and keep you at your best this season. Try acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and include the following foods in: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 6, 2009

Pumpkin Soup

A Fall Recipe from The Chopra Center at La Costa Resort and SpaPumpkins are a winter squash with a sweet flavor that soothes Vata dosha. The cheerful pumpkin’s orange flesh is also packed with beta carotene, an antioxidant that helps improve immune function and reduce the risk of cancer and heart disease. A cup of: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 14, 2008