In these pages are the nutritional secrets of an ancient practice for eating in harmony known as Chinese food cures. Readers will explore individual constitutional typing with some fun and informative tests! Find your dominant element (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water) and what that means nutritionally for YOU. In this book, you will: • Discover your individual nutritional needs based on your unique constitution via a proven, ancient therapeutic model. • Gain a deeper understanding of your unique constitution and how to achieve and maintain health and wellness (i.e., lose weight, treat illness, balance your emotions, etc.). • Gain a deeper understanding of the disease process according to your unique constitution, which foods can help you heal, and which foods are making you sick(er). • Improve your relationship with your food (and your family’s as well).
Denise Thunderhawk, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., is Licensed in Chinese medicine. She is an experienced health practitioner, nutrition/herb consultant, writer/author, and public speaker. She earned her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) upon completing over three thousand hours of didactic and clinical study of Oriental Medicine, encompassing Chinese, Japanese, and Korean styles. She brings an extensive repertoire to her practice with a personal background in Psychology, philosophy, nutrition, and herbal medicine of over twenty-five years. She has researched and written extensively on various modes of holistic medicines: Oriental medicine, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, and Chinese and Western herbology & nutrition. She edited and published Pharmacopoeia, a monthly alternative medicine newsletter, from 1997 to 2005.