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Nutrition That Relieves Heat

The following tips are applicable to you if you have been diagnosed with a condition called heat in Chinese medicine.

Recommended foods:

Vegetables: lettuce, eggplant, cucumber, celery, cucumber, zucchini, carrots, broccoli, tomatoes, water chestnuts, soy sprouts, leeks, beet, spinach.

Carbohydrates: millet, barley, corn, wheat, oats, soybeans, wheat bran and oats

Preferred type of bread: rye

Fruits: watermelon, pear, banana, melon, mandarin, peach, bitters-lemon, grapes, persimmon, orange, strawberry, mango

Meat and fish: sea fish, crab

Preferred milk products: goat's milk, yogurt, quark, cow milk (in small quantities), almond milk, tofu

Fats: Olives, olive oil, sesame oil

Spices: salt, lotus root, mint, saffron, onion, mint, mint, nutmeg

Sweets: water + honey, eucalyptus

Drinks: water, apple juice, grape juice, mango juice, papaya juice, aloe Vera juice, Verbena tea, Louisa, banja, green Chinese tea, licorice tea, fresh cabbage juice

Particularly Recommended foods:

Seaweed, peas of all sorts, artichoke asparagus , cherries and pomegranates.

Cooking methods: cooking in water, steaming, baking, eating room temperature food, cooked or crushed fruit, soaking 1 cup rice full of 6 cups of water for 4 hours and drinking water.


  • Spicy foods

  • Smoked or heavily seasoned or spicy foods

  • Industrialized foods

  • Soft drinks, sugar, preservatives, food coloring, hard liquor,

  • Paprika, black pepper, mustard, nuts.

  • Avoid large amounts of red meat, turkey, lamb and beef.

  • Pickled vegetables with vinegar or salt


Avoid cold foods (from the fridge) and curb the consumption of raw foods.

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