TCM is the process, which includes various body and mind practices like Tai Chi and Acupuncture, and various Chinese herbs to prevent and cure health problems, as per the reports by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at NIH (the National Institutes of Health).
The accumulation of ‘Dampness’ is the main cause of weight gain, according to TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). Dampness is mainly caused due to the imbalance of digestion, food intake, transportation, and absorption.
The best TCM Slimming process is to avoid dampness. Most people follow TCM diet to lose weight. Here are some of the best TCM slimming tips recommended by a TCM expert –
Eat foods with specific taste
Salty, sweet, and fatty foods are harmful, while sour, bitter, and pungent foods are good for weight loss, as per the TCM diet rules. Some of the veggies and fruits like bitter melon, Shan Zha, and Jiaogulan tea are helpful in weight management and digestion.
Acupuncture to manage stress and sleep
Excess stress and lack of sleep play a vital role in weight gain. To improve sleep quality and manage stress, acupuncture is very helpful. It promotes the release of ‘feel good’ hormones, i.e. endorphins. In addition, it promotes calming and relaxing impact to avoid snack cravings.
Take Traditional Chinese Herbs
There are many traditional Chinese herbs promoting weight loss, i.e. by improving metabolism, controlling appetite, and burning fat. Fu Ling, He Ye (Lotus Leaf), and Huang Qi are some of the best herbs for weight loss.