Soft Cooked Cabbage & Onions Soothes & Nourishes the Lungs & Stomach

In this series of posts, I've been focusing on food therapy, with a little Chinese herbal therapy thrown in to help treat wind-cold and wind-heat invasions, which tend to spread quickly this time of year.  In the previous post, apples were the star of the show for helping moisten a dry cough, dry skin, and … Continue reading Soft Cooked Cabbage & Onions Soothes & Nourishes the Lungs & Stomach

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Delicious Baked Apple Oatmeal ~ Therapy for Dry Lungs & More

Everyone has heard the old folk remedy, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away."  Apples are used as part of Chinese food therapy, just as many foods are depending upon what condition is being treated.  After reading this post, you'll have even more motivation to eat some apples, especially when you know when to … Continue reading Delicious Baked Apple Oatmeal ~ Therapy for Dry Lungs & More

Food Therapy For Seasonal Colds & Anemic Conditions

Everyone has their go-to foods they automatically reach for when feeling run down.  Sometimes, no food is appealing, depending on what type of bug-a-boo you've caught.  Here are a couple suggestions for eating according to the principles of Chinese food therapy and macrobiotics. Making soups and congees has long been part of Chinese food therapy. … Continue reading Food Therapy For Seasonal Colds & Anemic Conditions