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Seasonal Harmony – What’s Your Food’s Nature?

[Seasonal Harmony] By Ellasara Kling Last issue we talked a little bit about the flavors of foods and some of the effects that those flavors have on the function of the various organ systems. Also based on Five Element Theory … Continue reading

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Let Flavor Be Your Guide

Seasonal Harmony Let Flavor Be Your Guide By Ellasara Kling Generally, whether we plan a meal or one dish, we think of the flavor of the foods we are going to use to create a particular taste. We choose seasonings … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony-Winter

Winter: The Season for Contemplation and Restoration by Ellasara Kling The Winter Season is ruled by the Kidney-Urinary Bladder organ system and is usually referred to as Kidney Season. During this season we strive to nourish the Kidney function. Let’s … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony

Seasonal Harmony by Ellasara Kling “The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food.” Hippocrates: Greek physician (circa — 460 BCE … Continue reading

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Longevity Eight Treasure Congee

Longevity Eight Treasure Congee by Dr. Helen Hu Chinese porridge or congee (Zhou: 粥) is a thick soup that is made from grains. There are various ways of making and serving congee, and no special skill is required. Congee can … Continue reading

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Six Soups with Therapeutic Affect on Insomnia

Six Soups with Therapeutic Affect on Insomnia Now a days more and more people suffer from stress and anxiety problems, while insomnia is one of most common symptoms.  If you notice the side effects of most sleeping pills, you may … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony

For most of us it is still Winter and we have all the snow, cold, and perhaps excessive rains that come with it. Generally, we consider Winter as a bleak, darkened time during which the Universe stores its energy and causes things (except modern humans and our unique lifestyles) to retire, rest, hibernate, or otherwise lie dormant until the earth has slanted sufficiently towards the sun to warm the world and cause life to regenerate and bring us that miraculous First Day of Spring. Continue reading

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Healing Recipe of Month

Flu, cold or influenza is a common infectious disease in the winter season. Each year about 20-30,000 people die of flu-related health complications in the U.S. Here we share two food recipes for prevention and treatment of flu-related symptoms. Hopefully you will benefit from the simple but powerful traditional Chinese medicine recipes. Continue reading

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