Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Five Element Acupuncture and Food for Health

Tree of Life Acupuncture NYC Center
32 Union Square E #804, New York, NY 10003
  (212) 533-1192


Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine as well as many ancient Chinese and philosophers and doctors believed that food was best medicine for human health.

five element acupuncture food health

Ingredients: Rice noodles, Shitake Mushrooms, Onions, Carrots, Pine nuts, Flax seeds, Okra

In acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine food is considered first line of defence or treatment for health and well being.

In the five element acupuncture each color represents a particular organ and same is true for food. 

When cooking, include foods of 5 colors if possible to nourish all your organs especially the one color corresponding to the current season at the time.

If you do not think you have time to cook ask yourself if you have time to be sick, or could you use better health and
 more energy.

Green color is for the Liver and Gallbladder - Spring 
Avocados, Green vegetables

Red color is for the Heart Organ - Summer 
Carrots, Tomatoes, Beets 

Yellow foods is for the Stomach and Spleen -  Late Summer
Squash, Root vegetables

White is for the Lungs and Large Intestine - Winter
Onion, Garlic, White Fish

Black color foods for Kidneys and Bladder
Black Beans, Black Sesame seeds

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

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