Diet According to Your Chinese Medicine Pattern

Bone Broth

  Bone broth is an important source of nutrients for the production of blood, hormones and good eggs. The quality of the animal is very important in relation to the quality of the nutrients it contains. That is why it is preferable to obtain bones of animals fed...

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Kidney Yang Deficiency

The basis of the diet should be  simple and well-cooked foods long-cooked food such as soups and stews eating at regular hours The diet should consist of 40-60% complex carbohydrates (white and whole grain rice, oats, barley), 30-40% cooked vegetables, 10-20% lean...

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Dampness and Phlegm

General All food should be cooked and warm. Emphasize bitter and pungent foods. Low intake of oils, sugars and dairy. No deep fried or junk foods. No late meals.   Foods to eat more of: Rice, Barley, corn, rye, oats, pumpkin, onion,...

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Phlegm Heat

General recommendations Soups with lots of liquid A little (once a day) raw foods - especially green salads, sprouts and juices More lukewarm liquids Almost no fried or roasted food   Foods to eat more of: Celery, spinach, chard, cucumber, lettuce, turnip,...

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Spleen Deficiency

The focus should be on well cooked simple foods long slow cooking-for example soups and stews regular meal times with relaxed atmosphere Complex carbohydrates (white rice, oats, barley)       should be the main foods (40-60%) Cooked vegetables should be next making up...

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Yin Deficiency

General suggestions  Eat more high quality protein. Eat foods with a lot of water in them ie.  soups, stews, fruits Avoid spicy foods, coffee, tea and alcohol Your diet should include approximately 20% protein , 40% vegetables and fruits and...

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Blood Deficiency

  General Guidelines for treating blood deficiency- The focus should be on well cooked simple foods long slow cooking-for example soups and stews regular meal times with relaxed atmosphere High quality low fat proteins should be at least 20-30% of foods consumed...

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Heat and Fire

General guidelines: watery soups some raw foods-especially salads, sprouts and juices barley grass juice can be especially helpful more liquids no deep fried foods, roasting, BBQ   Foods to eat more of: Celery, spinach, swiss chard, cucumber, lettuce, radish,...

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