Approved for 14 CEUs/PDAs for NCCAOM and most states’ recertification
This means that, according to Chinese medicine, diet and lifestyle are the most important part of any treatment plan and are more vital to the long-term health of your patients than anything else you do for them in your clinic.
This course covers:
- The basic theories of Chinese dietary therapy
- The Chinese medical descriptions of commonly eaten foods
- Parasites and Chinese medicine
- Cooked vs. raw food
- Obesity and Chinese medicine
- Vegetarianism or not?
- Food allergies and Chinese medicine
- Cholesterol and Chinese medicine
- Diet for lactating women
- How to develop a Chinese dietary plan based on pattern discrimination
- How to incorporate Chinese dietary therapy into a Western diet
- How to prepare simple Chinese medicinal teas, wines, and porridges
Plus: a copy of Bob Flaws’ book, The Tao of Healthy Eating as an e-book
Recommended reading (not required)
The Book of Jook by Bob Flaws
Chinese Medicinal Wines & Elixirs by Bob Flaws
Chinese Medicinal Teas by Zong Xiao-fan & Gary Liscum
(the books listed above are available from Blue Poppy at a discount to registrants)
About your instructor:
Bob Flaws began his study of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in 1977 and was in practice for 25 years before he devoted his energy to research, teaching, and writing on all aspects of Chinese medicine. Bob is a Fellow and past Governor of the National Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a founder, past president, and Lifetime Fellow of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado, and a Fellow of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine (UK). Today, Bob has retired from the field Chinese medicine entirely and now spends his time promoting English-speaking teachers of Tibetan Buddhism.