Category Archives: Nutrição

Cabbage (Brassica Oleracea Capitata) (Juǎn xīn cài 卷心菜) Sweet(Gan)  flavor and cool (yin energy) thermal nature. Acts on Large Intestine and Stomach meridians. Active compounds: Contains, protein, vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), vitamin … Continue reading

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Beans, Kidney Bean, Black, Red (Chi Xiao Dou 红小豆,芸豆)

Sweet flavor and warm thermal nature. Acts on Spleen, Large Intestine, and Small Intestine meridians. Active compounds: Beans are mainly composed of saccharides and proteins. They are rich in saponin which is an effective antioxidant. Contains fiber, iron, vitamin B9 … Continue reading

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Barley, common Wheat (Dàmài 大麦)

Sweet and astringent taste and cool thermal nature. Acts on Spleen, Stomach, and Urinary Bladder meridians. Active compounds: Contains fiber, selenium, vitamin B3 (niacin), vitamin B1 (thiamin), phosphorus, and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), protein, starch, fat, calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, copper, … Continue reading

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Memory Boosting Food

#1 Blueberry – This Berry help reverse age-related problems into the área of brain function, improve learning, motor skills, and vision. #2 Green Tea –EGCG protects the brain, it lowers the amount of protein that build up as plaque linked to memory … Continue reading

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The Magic of Green Tea

Frequent trips to a franchise coffee house to pick up a tall latte, with an extra couple shots of espresso, seem a common occurrence these days. We simply cannot get enough stimulation. Our minds must exceed the speed at which … Continue reading

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A natureza e o gosto dos Alimentos

A natureza e o gosto são as propriedades mais importantes do alimento. A natureza da comida e classificada em fria, fresca, morna e quente, o que chamamos de “as quatro naturezas”. Na pratica elas se dividem em dois tipos básicos: … Continue reading

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Hawthorn Fruit (Shan Zhā 山楂) – #1 for Indigestion

 Functions and Indications: Promotes digestion and remove food stagnation. When indigestion and food retention characterized by abdominal distention or pain, diarrhea, etc.  Is the number 1 herb for indigestion due to meat. Stir-fry with Mai Ya (sprouted barley), then make a tea for … Continue reading

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