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  • By Dr. Pharm Tao
    Oct 15, 2009
    "Diet and Weight Loss" Excerpts from "Chinese Diet Recipes for Healthy Weight Loss": “… can improve digestion, strengthen the stomach, relieve diarrhea and dysentery, remove blood stasis, and promote blood circulation. It can be used for overeating (especially of too much meat), abdominal pain, angina pectoris, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. …can reduce the levels of blood pressure and blood lipids, improve systemic circulation and coronary blood flow, and counteract arrhythmias. They have been found to decrease serum cholesterol in rabbits fed a high cholesterol diet, probably through inhibiting cholesterol absorption. …have shown promise in the treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF). …can protect the heart and circulatory system, as well as the liver. They have anti-oxidative activities…” “It can reduce levels of blood cholesterol and blood pressure, and promote biliary secretion. It has anti-inflammatory effects. It contains antioxidant constituents.... More > …has been found to be effective in lowering serum cholesterol concentrations, especially low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, in hypercholesterolemic men. It may also have anti-aging effects and improve memory ability in senior people….” “…can clear liver fire, relax the bowels, and improve visual acuity. It is used for constipation, hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, atherosclerosis, headaches, bad temper, and redness and swelling of the eyes. …can lower blood cholesterol and blood pressure levels. It has antibacterial effects. Water extract of … has been found to significantly inhibit the weight gain of high-nutriment-fed rats. The mechanism might be related with its metabolism regulating actions on glucose and lipids….” “…can expel wind, clear heat and liver fire, and has detoxification effects. It is used for common cold, febrile diseases, headaches, dizziness, carbuncles, and redness and swelling of the eyes. …can clear heat, remove toxic materials, and expel wind and heat. It is used for healing fever, insomnia, sore throat, skin infections, and dysentery. …has sedative and antipyretic properties, and can increase coronary blood flow. It can relieve fever and lower blood pressure. It has antioxidative effects. …have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic effects. It can improve immune function….”< Less
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Product Details

April 19, 2009
Saddle-stitch Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
0.37 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
8.5 wide x 11 tall
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