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PHYSIOLOGICALLY — Food Can Be For: ! Nutrition ! Body mass ! Vitamins ! Energy ! Metabolism “He who does not know food, how can he understand the diseases of man” Hippocrates, the father of medicine (460-357 BC) In China, when people get sick, the first thing they check is food. The first action taken by more than 90% is a change in their diet. The thought is to use their food to keep their body in
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Unformatted text preview: “balance”, and free of disease. In China: All Foods are Medicines Before the 5th century AD Western medicine reached China " The humoral theory which held that the human body was affected by heat / cold or dryness / wetness (Western world concept) " Buddhism helped in its adaption in China " China had already had an age old Yang and Yin beliefs 44...
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