Have you always wondered where Chinese food therapy got their recommendations? Is there a rationale for them?
How does food therapy relate to the current research on how diets work to maintain our health as well as that of our animal patients?
What happens if the recommendations from food therapy end up being given in processed form? Do they have the same impact?
How about foods that have not been classified by Chinese medicine? How do we apply them to our patients while staying consistent with the action of our herbal medicines and acupuncture?
These are all excellent questions. Join us as we delve more deeply into this intriguing topic and dig up the answers. Spoiler alert! We will once again see that the astute observations of Chinese medicine are prescient of what would eventually be discovered by medicine. In the case of food therapy, we will see the different pronouncements about the actions of certain foods are entirely consistent with their nutritional composition.