Tag: Diet

April 22, 2018 Joe Brady

Medical Qigong is the primary form of exercise therapy used in traditional Chinese medicine. In Chinese medicine, Qigong exercises are considered superior to herbal medicine and acupuncture because patients learn to keep themselves healthy by using exercises designed to cultivate a strong mind and a strong body.  With over 3600 psychophysiological exercises developed over centuries,…

November 19, 2017 Joe Brady

Tips from the Yellow Emperor’s Medicine Cabinet Autumn is a time to reflect… If we have enjoyed bounty, give thanks, If the year has been difficult be happy for what you do have. and resolve to do better when the chance appears. Deng Ming-Dao Autumn is a time to give thanks “The three months of…

September 3, 2017 Joe Brady

“Food is Medicine” is an old five element diet axiom in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Public education about traditional Chinese dietary therapy provides a useful element in the battle against obesity in the United States and elsewhere in the developed world. Asian cooking is already a popular cuisines in many countries, and greater education would enlighten…

March 20, 2017 Joe Brady

“A disease of prosperity, obesity, threatens to overwhelm our health care system.” Weight loss, need not be the hardship most people perceive it to be. Changing your lifestyle can also be reframed as an adventure in active healthy living. Life is Qi! Life is energy! Calories are just a measurement of energy and the fact…

March 13, 2017 Joe Brady

Metabolic Resistance and why it is so hard to lose weight. by Joseph Brady The concept of metabolic set point is a crucial element in the battle against obesity and allows us to understand why it is so hard to lose weight. Our metabolic set point is the point at which our metabolism settles into…