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Fruit Salad with Apricot (Shuǐguǒ shālā xìngzi 水果沙拉杏子 )

1 cup chopped fresh apricots 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 cup sliced fresh kiwi fruit 1 cup diced pineapple 1 cup sliced oranges Chopped fresh mint Combine all fruits in a large bowl. Sprinkle mint … Continue reading

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Apricot (Xing 杏)

Sweet taste and neutral thermal nature. Acts on Lung, Large Intestine, and Spleen meridians. Active compounds: Contains vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, potassium, ß-carotene. Apricots have more carotenoids than any other food. One handful of apricots contains 100 percent of … Continue reading

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Vinegar Egg Wine (Cù dàn pútáojiǔ 醋蛋葡萄酒 )

Indication: chronic cough, asthma 120 cc of aged rice vinegar heated in medium flame until boil. Pour one egg white slowly into the hot vinegar. Add salt to taste. The portion can be divided into several serving per day. Best … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Vinegar (Cu 苹果醋)

Sour and bitter flavor, and warm thermal nature, acting on Liver, Stomach meridians. Active compounds: Apples are a good source of pectin, a soluble fiber similar to the fiber that is the oat bran. Apple cider is an acid, which … Continue reading

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Apple (Ping Guo 苹果)

Sweet and slightly sour taste and cool thermal nature. Acts on Spleen, Stomach, and Lung meridians. Active compounds: Apple is filled with phytonutrients that functions as antioxidants, supporting heart health and helping to prevent a host of diseases, also have … Continue reading

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Amaranth Date Nut Bread

1 cup chopped dates 1/2 cup amaranth 1 cup boiling water 2 eggs or egg substitute 1/2 cup of honey 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups whole wheat flour 2 tsp non-aluminum baking powder 1 cup … Continue reading

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Aloe Vera (Lúhuì 芦荟)

Sweet flavor and neutral thermal nature. Acts on Liver, Large Intestine, Stomach and Spleen meridians. Active compounds: The aloe vera plant has many healing properties. The leaves of the plant are the yellow-colored liquid with medicinal properties. Aloe vera gel … Continue reading

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Almond-Apple Toast

2 Slices cinnamon-raisin bread 2 Tbsp all-natural almond butter 1 crisp apple Toast bread and spread with almond butter. Core apple, slice it in thinly and lay slices overtop almond butter. From The Tao of Tummy © book

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Olive Oil and Stroke

Source: Neurology, June 15, 2011;[Epub ahead of print]. Research: Among participants from the Three-City Study with no history of stroke at baseline, researchers examined the association between olive oil consumption (main sample, n=7625) or plasma oleic acid (secondary sample, n=1245) … Continue reading

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How Acupuncture Regulates Blood Pressure

Acupuncture regulates blood pressure by exploiting a complex system known as the neuroendocrine system, which is composed of the endocrine system (primarily the hypothalamus, pituitary, and thyroid / adrenals), and the intricate working relationship it has with the nervous system. … Continue reading

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