Five Elements

Numerous studies have confirmed that good and evil have an effect and that doing good deeds can prolong a person’s life. (Image:  Guadalupe Cervilla   via   flicker  /  CC BY 2.0 )

The Five Elements and the Human Body

In Chinese medicine, a human body is divided into five systems: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. Human organs and tissues correspond to the five elements. The body’s five systems not only automatically self-regulate according to the laws of yin…

Traditional Chinese cooking takes the theories of balance and seasonality very seriously. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Science Behind Each Bite

Traditional Chinese cooking takes the theories of balance and seasonality very seriously. Its strict adherence to yin-yang theory arises from the idea that food is medicine, and different foods are closely tied with different parts of the body.

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The Five Elements and the Human Body

In Chinese medicine, a human body is divided into five systems: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. Human organs and tissues correspond to the five elements. The body’s five systems…

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The Science Behind Each Bite

Traditional Chinese cooking takes the theories of balance and seasonality very seriously. Its strict adherence to yin-yang theory arises from the idea that food is medicine, and different foods are…