Acupuncture Diet Rules Of Thumb

The Acupuncture Diet to counteract cold has some general rules of thumb to follow:

  • Avoid raw and cold foods
  • Avoid bitter, sour or salty foods
  • Use more warm and spicy foods

With these rules of thumb in mind, select foods from the following categories to counteract cold.

Beans

  • None specific to condition

Beverages

  • Jasmine
  • Wine

Dairy

  • Butter

Fish

  • Anchovy
  • Mussel
  • Shrimp
  • Prawn
  • Trout

Fruit

  • Cherry
  • Longan
  • Lychee
  • Papaya

Grains

  • Sorghum

Herbs & Spices

  • Basil
  • Bay
  • Cayenne
  • Chilli
  • Chive Seed
  • Cinnamon Bark
  • Clove
  • Coriander Seed
  • Dill Seed
  • Fennel Seed
  • Ginger (Dry)
  • Ginger (Fresh)
  • Juniper
  • Nutmeg
  • Pepper (black)
  • Rosemary
  • Savory

Meat

  • Chicken
  • Kidney (sheep)
  • Mutton

Nuts & Seeds

  • Coconut Milk
  • Pine Kernels
  • Walnut

Oils & Condiments

  • Soya Oil
  • Amasake
  • Malt Sugar
  • Vinegar

Supplements

  • None specific to condition

Vegetables

  • Caper
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leak
  • Mustard Leaf
  • Onion
  • Scallion
  • Squash
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Turnip

 

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