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TCM Food Therapy

TCM Food Therapy for Diabetes by Helen H. Hu, OMD, L.Ac. Diabetes Mellitus is a syndrome characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from impaired insulin secretion and /or effectiveness. There are many complications of diabetes such as retinopathy, nephropathy, atherosclerotic coronary and … Continue reading

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From the Editor

From the Editor “Return to nature,” and “humans and nature are one,” represents the core philosophies of the law of nature. TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) teaches “food and herbs come from the same source.”  By using natural foods and herbs … Continue reading

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TCM Food Therapy

Food Therapies for Anxiety and Panic Disorder Helen H. Hu, L.Ac. OMD In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Anxiety and Panic disorders belong to the same categories as depression, insomnia and heart palpitations.  There are three organ patterns involved.   Depending on … 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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Featured Article

The Basic Concepts of Yao Shan for Yang Sheng and Its Functions © Helen H. Hu. MD, OMD, L.Ac Yao Shan (Yao – medicinal spices and herbs; Shan – food cooked or prepared as a meal) has a long history … Continue reading

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