Category Archives: Ancient Wisdom

Medicinal Herbs

[Chinese Wisdom 前人智慧] Medicinal Herbs Pacific Herbs   There is a long tradition in China of using medicinal herbs in cuisine. The Chinese Ministry of Health has a list which includes more than 80 foods that can be used both … Continue reading

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Why different foods are consumed each season

[Ancient Wisdom 古人智慧] Why different foods are consumed each season and what are their health benefits? (From www.shen-nong.com) Man is part of the holistic entity, and takes his cue from nature. He is influenced directly and indirectly by changes in … Continue reading

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Basic Literacy of Citizen in Yang-Sheng & Well-being

[Ancient Wisdom 前人智慧] Basic Literacy of Chinese Citizen in TCM Yang-Sheng and Well-Being 中国公民中医养生保健素养 State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine & National Committee of Health and Family Planning (May 16, 2014) (Translated and edited by Kevin W Chen, Ph.D.)   … Continue reading

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To Eat or Not? How Daoists Classify Food

[Learn About the Dao 学道] To Eat or Not? How Daoists Classify Food (1) Livia Kohn, PhD (1) From Livia Kohn, Daoist Dietetics: Food for Immortality (Dunedin, Fla.: Three Pines Press, 2010).   In traditional China, certain foods were seen … Continue reading

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