Traditional Chinese Medicine
Edamame, Roasted Cherry Tomato and Blanched Escarole Salad Recipe
In the Chinese tradition, salads include wilted or lightly cooked vegetables served at room temperature. This salad includes all five flavors and several vibrant and palatable colors – it is a delight to put on your table. The varying textures make it a highly satisfying dish.
Summer Loving: Tending to the Heart
Summer is a time of abundant energy, long sunshine-filled days and warmth. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), summer has many different associations that help define it. The element of summer is fire, the color of summer is red, the emotion of summer is joy and the governing organs are the heart and the small intestine.
NOURISHING LIFE: The Art and Practice of Yang Sheng
“Three parts medicine, seven parts nurturing health. Skill in treating is not as good as skill in nurturing health.”
~~ Chinese saying
Chronic Stress Impacts Your Health: How to Recognize & Manage Symptoms
You’ve probably heard of the adrenal glands and their correlation to stress. Your adrenal glands are two tiny glands that sit on top of the kidneys. They are part of the overall endocrine system that produces hormones to regulate the body. The adrenal glands produce three very important hormones: adrenaline, cortisol and aldosterone.