Eight Things to Know About Chinese Dietary Therapy

Chinese food therapy

What should I eat? It’s amazing how such a simple question can throw many people into fits of anxiety. That’s because we live in a time of abundant food choices coupled with the desire to be as healthy as possible, which makes it difficult to know what to make for dinner. Adding to the . . . → Read More: Eight Things to Know About Chinese Dietary Therapy

A Reason to Cook Your Vegetables

Acupuncture for better digestion

Dear Acupuncture in the Park,

Whenever I read anything about Chinese medicine and dietary therapy, it says to quit eating raw vegetables and fruits. Is that true?

Bugs Bunny

 

Dear Bugs,

It’s true that avoiding a lot of raw foods is an important component of Chinese dietary therapy, but let us explain. Raw . . . → Read More: A Reason to Cook Your Vegetables

Why Choose Chinese Food Therapy?

Acupuncture and dietary therapy for orthorexia

Dear Acupuncture in the Park-

I’ve been to an acupuncturist, and they are telling me that the source of my health problems are related to my diet. If that’s the case, why would I visit my acupuncturist for diet advice instead of a nutritionist?

Confused

 

Dear Confused-

The Chinese have a saying that . . . → Read More: Why Choose Chinese Food Therapy?

Understanding Chinese Dietary Therapy

Acupuncture and dietary therapy for orthorexia

Many of the patients we treat at Acupuncture in the Park have conditions that are diet related.  That doesn’t mean that a patient is eating bad food; it means that they’re eating the wrong kinds of foods for their particular needs.  In most cases, a few dietary changes can help the healing process a . . . → Read More: Understanding Chinese Dietary Therapy