Gut Instinct

Back to Basics Do you ever think about how common sense doesn't seem so common? In relation to healthy food choices people can feel overwhelmed by the vast sea of conflicting advice and information available currently. Oriental dietary therapy is as ancient as the hills, yet has remained consistent for thousands of years.  The basic …

Oriental Dietary Therapy to Reduce Stomach Heat (Gastric Hyper-acidity, Reflux and Heartburn)

* Please bear in mind many symptoms of low stomach acid (burping, gas, cramps, nausea, abdominal pain, heartburn and reflux) may be the same symptoms presenting with  high stomach acid. It is important to be properly assessed and diagnosed before changing the diet. A simple test you can do is to ingest a teaspoon of …

Oriental Dietary Therapy for the Seasons… Spring Foods

Spring Foods The nature of spring is light, leafy and green, which is reflected in many of the seasonal vegetables. Best cooking methods are lightly steaming, stir-frying and sautéing to retain the most nutritional value and spring freshness. Lighter meals with less heavy foods than the winter diet are recommended. The flavour associated with the …