According to Chinese medicine food therapy pumpkin is warming and sweet, enters the lung, large intestine, spleen and stomach meridians, tonifies qi, and regulates blood circulation, cold, damp, and phlegm. Plantain is cold and sweet, enters the large and small intestines, liver, and spleen, and regulates heat, phlegm, and wind. . .Read More
Baked spaghetti squash, mild in colour and taste, makes an especially great pasta substitute for those who don’t eat grains. For those who do consume grain or bean pasta consider this as a convenient and nourishing option that promises variety to your meals. . .Read More
Dampness is a common TCM syndrome pattern, with signs and symptoms such as: bloating, indigestion, water retention, heaviness, fatigue, mental fogginess, sluggish metabolism, cysts, leucorrhea, achey joints, and stool inconsistency. Related western diagnoses that contain elements of damp include hormone imbalances such as hypothyroidism and PCOS, as well as chronic fatigue syndrome, CIRS, diabetes, IBS, SIBO, candida overgrowth, and weeping skin conditions. . .