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Warming up to winter


The Chinese believes in striking a balance between yin and yang. In winter, you need to take care of the yang aspect of your body.

Guard against autumn's cool breeze


As the summer heat fades and autumn's gentle breeze provides welcome relief from the suffocating humidity, be aware of the health risks of the season, says TCM specialist.

Eat cool in summer


In the West, people tend to think of food in terms of calories but in traditional Chinese medicine it's the warming or cooling attributes of food that matters and in summer that is most important.

Celebrating age and wisdom


On the ninth day of the ninth lunar month, Chinese celebrate Chongyang, a festival where filial piety and respect for the elderly are recognized.

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