Barbara Poczyniak, R.Ac Registered Acupuncturist
In the Traditional Chinese Medicine calender, Spring officially starts in early February – about a month or so before it starts to really make its presence known in the natural world. This change in seasons can be felt in our bodies and moods as well as in the behaviour of wildlife around us. Much like in the west, Spring in TCM is a season of change and of an upward rising energy. Increasing light, warmth and the subtle signs of the coming green season also stir a renewed energy in us.
Barbara Poczyniak, R.Ac
Eating with respect to the seasons is a traditional view that has regained momentum in recent years. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, food is considered part of the medicine and eating according to the seasons goes much deeper - it is a way to help heal as well as a key to sustaining good health. In this first of a 5-part series, I will discuss the key points on the Winter Season, and how to eat well according to Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Hi, I'm Barbara Poczyniak. Registered Acupuncturist practicing in Toronto.