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Dr. Fred Hui

Helping People Achieve Balance in Life

Medical Value of Food

Life Line – Medical Value of Food (Click this link for more details)

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. …..