Are you too cold most of the time? Or too hot while others are fine?
Here are foods that may help you warm up or cool down.
Introduction: using food as a treatment
Western and Eastern ways of healing with nutrition have different approach but the same purpose: to help patients regain their health and avoid diseases.
Eastern emphasizes food that is at its most natural state to be eaten in harmony with the mind.
Eastern uses food as a method of treatment in accordance with the patient’s disharmony. It treats the patients as individuals and helps them regain balance.
People & food should balance each other as Yin & Yang so health is restored.
Eastern food cures should change with seasons and according to the disease progress.
Cooling food: if you are often and easily warm or hot while others feel confortable, the food below should help.
Apple, banana, pear, cantaloupe, watermelon, tomato, all citrus.
All lettuce, cabbage, cucumber, celery, asparagus, spinach, eggplant, chard, summer squash, broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, pickled foods, dandelion.
Soy products, mung bean, sprouts, millet, barley, wheat.
Oyster, clam, crab, yogurt. All seaweed, duck.
Peppermint, nettle, lemon balm, cilantro, marjoram.
Warming food: if you are often and easily cold while others feel confortable, the food below should help.
Dates, figs, cherries, dried fruits, alcohol.
Parsnip, mustard greens, winter squash, sweet potato, kale, onion, garlic, leeks.
Black beans, aduki bean, lentil, oat, spelt, quinoa, sunflower & sesame seeds, walnut, chestnut,
Lamb, turkey, beef, pork, anchovy, chicken, mussel, trout, butter.
Ginger, cinnamon, basil, rosemary, fennel, dill, anise, caraway, cumin, chive, scallion, cayenne (very hot).
The information above is intended to educate only. Consult a qualified practionner before making lifestyle change. If you would like more information, feel free to contact Clara.