By Mantak Chia

ISBN-10: 1594774706

ISBN-13: 9781594774706

In achieving bright healthiness through combining old Taoist ideas, smooth replacement healthiness practices, and acid-alkaline stability

• bargains whole guidance on what to devour for various yin-yang constitutions, particular illnesses and organ platforms, and full of life stipulations

• presents specified details on fasting, detoxing, and foodstuff combining for acid-alkaline and yin-yang stability

• comprises illustrated publications to a number of self-diagnostic tools from the East, permitting you to interpret your body’s symptoms earlier than affliction manifests

The human physique, like several phenomena in nature, possesses the inherent strength of self-regeneration whilst the stipulations of precise well-being are followed. In Cosmic Nutrition, Taoist grasp Mantak Chia and senior common Tao instructor William Wei exhibit the key to actual overall healthiness and toughness: preserving all 4 bodies--physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual--vibrant and balanced. They enable you to paintings with the 4 our bodies via easy, step by step dietary and full of life practices for way of life.

Combining the traditional Taoist rules of yin and yang power with acid-alkaline stability and metabolic physique kinds, the authors provide whole guidance on what to consume for various yin-yang constitutions, particular illnesses and organ platforms, and full of life stipulations. they supply an easy-to-follow meals combining strategy for acid-alkaline and yin-yang stability, recipes for therapeutic foodstuff, particular details on fasting and cleansing, and illustrated publications to numerous self-diagnostic equipment from the East that let you interpret your body’s symptoms earlier than sickness manifests. Dispelling the parable of germs because the reason for sickness, they demonstrate the cancerous hazards of an excessive amount of protein or pharmaceutical medicinal drugs. in addition they learn the life-force-increasing and youth-renewing merits of robust “superfoods” reminiscent of sprouts and particular nutrients.

Exploring emotional and psychological stability, the authors clarify the mental elements of yin and yang and provide basic practices to free up worry and concerns, advertise internal calm, and construct a good angle. Balancing physique, brain, and blood chemistry, this e-book lays out the common Tao’s holistic route to an extended and satisfied lifestyles.

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It is said that when yin and yang finally separate, death occurs. The yin body returns to Earth and the yang spirit ascends to Heaven. Thus the work of a Taoist healer is to maintain a balance between yin and yang in order to preserve life. Healing is about becoming whole. In order to feel balanced and healthy, we have to have a flow between our yin aspects and our yang aspects. Yin: ability to stay calm; rejuvenation; detoxification; sleep Yang: ability to take action; exercise; movement; zest for life If these are out of balance, then health problems may follow: physical, mental, or emotional.

Lean meat Extreme yang 22. Egg 23. Sea salt *Staple foods to be used daily in season. Yang foods, such as grains, eggs, and meat are considered acid-forming. Chapter 7 offers you detailed guidance for rebalancing. Generally, you should eat more yang foods during the cold (yin) winter and reverse in summer; that is, you should eat about 60 to 85 percent yang foods and 10 to 30 percent yin foods in winter and 60 to 85 percent yin foods and 10 to 30 percent yang foods in summer. Sun, heat, and activity are yang.

Yin: ability to stay calm; rejuvenation; detoxification; sleep Yang: ability to take action; exercise; movement; zest for life If these are out of balance, then health problems may follow: physical, mental, or emotional. We can see this immediately by observing the extreme cases. If a person is excessively yin without enough yang—such as sitting at home on the couch all day watching TV, getting no exercise, and not working—soon enough such a person may suffer from overweight, fatigue, and depression.

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