"The best doctor concentrates on prevention instead of fixing disease.”  - Nei Jing (475-221 B.C.E.)

Sample Eating Plan

Traditional Chinese medicine values food as a source of healing and building Qi

Each food has a healing signature, or essence, that offers the body a chance to rebalance and strengthen itself. Food will become your powerful ally in creating and maintaining wellness. You’ll learn how to understand your food cravings and how to honor them without regrets.

Breakfast: Choose One

6 to 8 walnuts, lightly roasted, plus 1 cup of fruit in season

Warm Chinese barley cereal and goji berries

Egg white omelet with seasonal vegetables

Baked Apple with cinnamon and honey

Lunch: Choose One

Soup and quinoa salad

Soup and steamed veggies

Vegetables sauté over 1/2 cup of rice

Cooked pears with pine nuts or warm fruit compote

Dinner: Choose One

Vegetable sauté with roasted walnuts

Eggplant over 1/2 cup of rice

Broccoli rabe over 1/2 cup of pasta

Broiled fish 2 times a week

Eat what you crave and let the body guide you. Ask yourself, “Are you eating because you are hungry, or for some other reason?”