Chinese Medicine

Evan on May 1st, 2007

Qi gong is a health practise engaged in by huge numbers in China. It may well be the reason why some many Chinese people are able to maintain good health well into old age. And you can do it to. But first a little background. What does “qi gong” mean? “Qi” roughly speaking means energy, […]

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Evan on April 30th, 2007

Perhaps the simplest and easiest way of staying fit is walking. Our bodies are designed for it, it is low impact and so doesn’t stress your joints too much, it is low risk, can be fairly cheap to do and it is usually possible to make it convenient. From the perspective of Chinese Medicine (TCM) […]

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Evan on April 23rd, 2007

The simplest introduction I know to healthy eating is by Bob Flaws and is called The Tao of Healthy Eating. This is an excellent introduction to healthy eating from the perspective of chinese medicine. It is written well and is easy to read. There is little jargon and it is possible to start following this […]

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Evan on April 22nd, 2007

Flowing from yin to yang The way Traditional Chinese Medicine sees health is as the flow of yin and yang. These concepts apply in every part of our lives. Here we will just take a quick overview of what they mean for our health. From this perspective it is not only the ‘amount’ or ‘balance’ […]

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