Chinese Nutrition Therapy: Dietetics in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) / Edition 2

Chinese Nutrition Therapy: Dietetics in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) / Edition 2

by Joerg Kastner, J'Org Kastner
     
 

A German medical doctor-cum-licensed acupuncturist, who lectures on traditional Chinese medicine, introduces TCM and Chinese dietetics. Dr. Kastner addresses theoretical, methodological, and clinical aspects. Theoretical aspects include yin-yang principles and the basic substances. Methodology treats the energetics of food. Nutrition is discussed in relation to… See more details below

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A German medical doctor-cum-licensed acupuncturist, who lectures on traditional Chinese medicine, introduces TCM and Chinese dietetics. Dr. Kastner addresses theoretical, methodological, and clinical aspects. Theoretical aspects include yin-yang principles and the basic substances. Methodology treats the energetics of food. Nutrition is discussed in relation to cyclical rhythms, organ networks, and clinical recommendations. He includes an icon-coded food classification section and case examples. This volume is a revised translation of the second German edition published in 2003 by Hippokrates Verlag, Stuttgart. It concludes with a glossary and list of further readings. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783131309624
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
02/03/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Sales rank:
1,048,060
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1Theory1
AIntroduction to the basic principles of traditional Chinese medicine and Chinese dietetics3
BMethodology of nutritional therapy21
2Chinese dietetics in practice37
3Practical application of Chinese dietetics51
AGeneral applications of Chinese dietetics53
BApplication of Chinese dietetics for specific conditions67
4Food classification103
5Clinical examples163
6Chinese dietetics at a glance221
7Glossary251

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