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Dietary Prohibitions

Continuing translation of chapter 24 of Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (Jin gui yao lue) by Zhang Zhong-Jing, a 1,700 year old text. Liver organ meat, especially if it’s from an animal that died on it’s own, should not be eaten … Continue reading

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Do’s and don’ts in food combination and preparation

Being an unscholarly translation of chapter 24 of Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (Jin gui yao lue) by Zhang Zhong-Jing, a 1,700 year old text. Foods and drinks sustain our lives. Their flavors and the way they are prepared are very … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Green Tea

Mr. Zane, the proprietor of Tai Chi Green Tea, came to visit at my Lakeview office. While I sipped his delicious green tea and ate the baby leaves (Yes! More about that later) he regaled me with the lore of … Continue reading

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Lose Weight with Acupuncture and Zen

An effective acupuncture program for weight loss revs up the metabolism of the body, helps the patient deal with psychological and emotional issues and strengthens her resolve in following diet and exercise regimes. Eating is a spiritual act. When we … Continue reading

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