TCM Dietary Therapy

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This course teaches the concept of Chinese Diet Therapy. Using Chinese medical theory as a reference, the class will examine the energetic properties of food, the classification of various foods within the context of the Eight Principles and Five Elements, and specific applications of dietary therapy to Pattern Differentiation and TCM disease classification. There will also be an introduction to the concept of medicated diet, using herbal medicine combined with food. (Prerequisite: DSY-312)

 

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