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Chinese Medical Food Therapy

Chinese herbal medicine is the use of extreme foods to alter how the body functions. By selectively changing the foods in the diet, the diet of the patient can support the prescribed herbal medicine. More importantly, by understanding how foods can function as medicine, changes in diet can be utilized when traditional herbs can not.

This is most helpful in infants and children, as well as any patients where there is a concern of traditional herbs interfering with biomedical treatments prescribed by a physician.

For more information on food therapy, check out the numerous articles written for the "Practical Herbalist" as well as the article specifically on food therapy.

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David Bock, C. Ac., Dipl. OM, FABORM
Wisconsin Certified Acupuncturist
National Board Certification in Oriental Medicine
Fellow American Board Of Oriental Reproductive Medicine

Bock Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine
888 Thackeray Trail #206
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 53066