Medical Value of Food
Conventional western medicine sees food as a fuel, and as building blocks for the body. The nutritional value of food – the “material” aspect – is based on calories, proteins, fat, vitamins, minerals, etc.
In Chinese medicine, food also has an “energy” aspect. Just like some music (e.g. marching music) makes listerners feel energized, so some food s have an energizing component htat affects the body. …..