Tag Archives: Chinese Medical Nutrition

Heal Yourself With Food: Three Steps to Treat Fatigue and Qi Deficiency

What is qi?¬† Qi (pronounce¬†chee) is essentially our energy. The Chinese character for qi represents steam rising off of rice, and many scholars translate it as the substance without form that we get from our food and nutritious beverages. Our qi circulates through our body giving life force or energy to our muscles, our organs, […]

Heal Yourself With Food: An Introduction To Chinese Medical Nutrition

The backbone of Chinese medicine is learning how to use your food as your first line of defense against illness and imbalance in your body. In this way, your food is your first go-to medicine. If food alone does not correct the issue, then you need to add in stronger interventions such as acupuncture, Chinese […]