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How Sweet It Is–Sweet’s Role In Health And Illness

By |2018-05-31T13:35:44+00:00September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Blogs, Chinese Medicine, The Seasons|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

April Crowell Dipl.ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA CI & CP, CHN

Who doesn’t love a little sweet?  

Of the 5 flavors, I can safely say, sweet is the most popular.  It is also the most abundant naturally occurring flavor.  Like sour, bitter, pungent and salty, sweet serves a purpose.    But don’t run out and start doing sugar shots or dive into the local candy store.    Sweet is a little tricky and is vastly overused in the forms of sugar or empty sweets.  Too much sweet is detrimental to health so being able to recognize the sweet flavor that is healing is important.

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