About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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The Chinese Restaurant Diet

One of the components of Chinese medicine is food therapy.  This means that I frequently talk with my patients about their food choices.  Occasionally, a patient will ask me, “Exactly what should I be eating?”, and my answer is to eat lots of veggies, a little protein, and whole grains.  However, more and more frequently my answer is to eat like you’re in a Chinese restaurant.

You may not think that the deep fried sesame shrimp from your local Chinese restaurant is the healthiest, . . . → Read More: The Chinese Restaurant Diet