A personalised diet plan usually involves a lot of experimenting through trial-and-error. The greater challenge is to achieve a diet that you can sustain in the long term with foods that you can enjoy and most conveniently obtain.
There are certain categories of food that you can fuel your body with for correction and regulation of the body systems, depending on your body type and metabolism.
There are three main body types associated with obesity. Although you may NOT be overweight, there are a group of us who experience sluggishness, fatigue and suboptimal health conditions and may be interested in resetting your metabolism with diets that suit your body type.
Most of the time, the way our body metabolises the food we eat and the response of the system is influenced by one dominant gland.
Stagnation of "Qi"
Spleen & Kidney Deficiency
The diet guide serves to provide information to the foods your body adapt better to, and what foods to eat more of to nourish the body and avoid overstimulation of the wrong metabolic system.
Every individual is unique and you may even have 2 dominant imbalances. It is often best to consult your physician to determine your body type more accurately and ascertain a diet plan that is most suitable for your needs.
After the metabolism has been reset, it is recommended to reintroduce foods in moderation to your diet to maintain a balanced diet.
*Content is republished with permission from PULSE TCM.
Note: Information provided is not a substitute for a physician or any form of medical care. Individual symptoms differ due to different body constitutions and diagnosis. One should consult a licensed TCM practitioner for accurate diagnosis and treatment.