Friday, March 8, 2013

SUGAR in Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine and Your Health

SUGAR, Weight Loss in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine 

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In Chinese Medicine and acupuncture  craving for sweets is related to the Spleen and Stomach. Too much sugar or sweets lead to dampness, sluggishness and inability to of your digestive tract to absorb and process food efficiently and may result in weight gain.

Certain acupuncture points can reduce sugar cravings and optimize metabolism for better digestion. I would recommend to substitute sweets for fruits.   Bananas (when ripe) are sweet, pineapple, apples, mangoes. If you noticed most of the fruits I suggested are yellow because yellow is the color for Spleen and Stomach.  

Stomach has a connection with Large Intestine and Large Intestine relates to the Liver, so a whole domino effect can tip the scale of your Yin and Yang, Read more on Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Be Well
Mark Moshchinsky, L.Ac(NCCAOM)
Licensed Acupuncturist in NYC