10月14日上午，Mandarin Inn联合Body&Soul Medical Clinic主办了一场以“Diet Therapy of TCM - Autumn Preparation”为主题的工作坊活动，本次讲座的主讲人是具有丰富中医理疗和治病经验的郑医生。郑医生为前来听讲的各位小伙伴详细讲解了中医食疗的基本原理，大家收获了很多关于预防身体疾病、提高生活质量的常识。
On the morning of October 14th, Mandarin Inn and Body&Soul Medical Clinic hosted a workshop activity with the theme of "Diet Therapy of TCM-autumn preparation". The main speaker of this lecture was Dr. Zheng with rich experience in TCM physiotherapy. Dr. Zheng explained in detail the basic principles of TCM dietotherapy for everyone who came to the lecture. All of us gained a lot of common sense about preventing various physical diseases and improving the quality of daily life.
Several MI students and non-MI students came and joined the lecture. Everyone actively interacted with Dr. Zheng during the workshop to learn and discuss topics related to diet and body health. Attendees in this workshop knew about the organ systems, the foods to eat, and the life rhythm to follow to optimize health and enjoy life in Shanghai even more.
Dr. Zheng firstly introduced the basic principles of TCM diet therapy (how food works on our different biological processes and usage as medicine, seasonal eating, the nine body constitutions), and guided us to understand some healthy and effective diet collocation through simple and straightforward explanations. The topics involved in this lecture were: how to relieve stress in life, how to keep a happy state of body&soul, how to choose a lifestyle suitable for us, and so on.
After learning some common sense and key philosophies of TCM, such as the concept of "the balance of Yin and Yang""Four Natures""Five Flavors""Five Elements", Dr. Zheng introduced the discussion into everyone's familiar personal daily life and work field, talked about the hazards of staying up late and the imortance of breakfast with everyone, compared the ingredients and nutrients of fried food, fruits and vegetables, and introduced a variety of Chinese tea, TCM ingredients and other tips for healthy eating.
In the free talking session, under the leadership of Dr. Zheng, everyone thought about how to expel toxins from the body and how to keep the coordination of every part in the body. Everyone here expressed their understanding of TCM, their views on life and diet. The discussion atmosphere in the whole workshop was relax and cheerful.
Finally, Dr. Zheng asked everyone about their daily eating, work and rest habits, etc. Dr. Zheng guided us one by one. Besides, in the Q&A session, Dr. Zheng patiently answered all kinds of questions about lifestyle, encouraged us to keep healthy habits.
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