Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Acupuncture and Chinese Nutritional Medicine - Salmon for Health

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine put a great value on nutrition for healing and restoring human health and wellness. In fact Food and Nutrition are considered the first line of health defense and maintenance by ancient acupuncture and Chinese Medicine practitioners.

Food and Nutrition is a great source of postnatal energy (the energy that is available to you after birth) according to acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Let's look at Salmon dish below that I often like to cook in about 5-10 New York City busy minutes.
Ingredients: Wild Salmon, Sweet Potatoes, (side order: Sauteed Onions, Cilantro, Green Olives, and Avocado in Olive Oil and sea food seasonings with salt.)  
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Blood and Energy are the building blocks and main components of acupuncture and Traditional Herbal Medicine. 

In New York City there are plenty of places to buy wild Salmon. Salmon is good at nourishing Blood, it has a lot of iron and Omega 3 fatty acids  Salmon is good for the Heart and blood vessels according to Chinese Medicine. 

The color RED is associated in 5 element acupuncture and Chinese Medicine with the Blood, Heart, and Cardiac Health.

Eating wild salmon and absorbing Omega 3 is much better through food then the supplements cause the body absorbs natural foods better than the supplements. Salmon is rich in vitamin D and selenium.

Salmon is good wor women, especially trying to conceive as it builds up blood that is lost during the menstrual cycle.

Brain and Cognitive Benefits
60% of your brain is composed of fatty acids. Some studies showed that Omega 3 fatty acids are the most important fat found in the brain that may lead to less depression, hostility in people. Salmon is packed with Omega 3 fatty acids and a lot of it goes not only to the stomach but also your brain. Many studies showed that Omega 3 fatty acids help with depression and bipolar disorders.

Omega 3 fatty acids can prevent joint inflammation. Salmon protein contributes to anti-inflammatory process in the body and helps reduce joint inflammation in such conditions as arthritis and general aches and pains.

Cancer Prevention
Vitamin D has shown to lower the risk of several cancers like breast, prostate, and colon. 

Vision Benefits
Fish oil is known to help the vision and avoid macular degeneration
The omega-3 fats in salmon demonstrated to combat macular degeneration and eye dryness. Possibly to blood tonic benefits of salmon.

Cardiovascular Benefits
Salmon has been found to help decrease cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks, strokes, heart arrhythmia and high blood pressure and benefit the healt health.lmon intak

Skin and Hair Benefits
Because salmon benefits blood it moistens the skin collagen and elastine fiber which promotes youth and anti aging.

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

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