In Chinese medicine the sweet flavour is linked to cravings, addictions, satisfaction and comfort also to the organs of the stomach/spleen. The colour is orange and late summer is the time of year representing the abundant , sweet harvest of mother earth.
From the Chinese perspective there is nothing wrong with sweet food, however if we over indulge, as with any area of life it will cause problems, physically and emotionally. In this first lesson will cover the theory of why we crave the sweet stuff according to Traditional Chinese Medicine and how we can take steps to stop an addictive cycle.
Helping you to know what’s good for you, using the Five Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine.