As we head out of the long winters sleep and approach spring Chinese Food Therapy can help support the shift in season!

The Huang Di Nei Jing reminds us to “rise early with the sun” and take “brisk walks” to move with the Yang energy of the season.  Spring is a time of ascending and active energy.  A Chinese proverb states “bundle up in the spring and stay cool in the autumn”.  Wearing a scarf around the neck during the Spring will protect from the wind that increases during this season.  Wearing layers to avoid becoming too cold is important as our wei qi (protective energy) is more active with the more dramatic changes in temperature of the season.

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