Nutrition is an important aspect of healing the body naturally in conjunction with Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is thought with proper nutrition one can help heal the body and aid in disease prevention. Many diseases and symptoms can be treated with dietary changes however, it can take a long time and requires the total compliance and dedication from the patient. Today, our culture has a poor concept of what makes up a good diet. Fast paced lifestyle often gives rise to poor choices regarding our diet. As a result, we see deterioration in the quality of people’s lives in the form of obesity, depression, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, not only in adults but with our children. Traditional Chinese Medicine incorporates nutrition different from that of our Western nutrition. It determines the energetic and therapeutic properties of food, season, geographical location, and the patient’s chief complaint. This allows the practitioner to customize a nutritional plan for each patient’s needs.
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