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January 24-30, 2007

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5 Things to Love

Warming Foods

By Stett Holbrook


WHEN it's cold outside, try a little Chinese wisdom to warm you up. According to Chinese medicine, the following five foods have various warming properties to get your chi flowing.

Cherries Good for expelling cold, wind and dampness.

Cinnamon Bark Warms the surface and interior.

Green Onions Like cherries, they expel cold and dampness.

Mustard Greens Help warm you up and circulate chi and blood.

Pine Nuts Expel cold and wind.


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