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Winter Apple Power Bowl - by Deborah "Debbie" Corradino

Winter Apple Power Bowl - by Deborah “Debbie” Corradino

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is generally recommended to eat warming foods instead of those that are overly cold.  Cold foods are thought to inhibit our digestive function and cool our body down.  In TCM, each organ is assigned functions.  The Spleen and Stomach are said to transform are food and fluid into nutrition and distribute it to the four limbs of our body.  Especially in the cold winter months, when we want to maintain heat in the body, it is especially helpful to eat warming foods.  A warm apple bowl satisfies sweet cravings, will keep you warm on a cold day, and keep your digestion happy! 

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