🍐 Asian Pears - A “Seasonal Food” with medicinal benefits! 🍂
When the weather is dry and cold you can help your body by eating foods that nourish fluids and yin. ⛄
👉 Some great suggestions come right from miss Mother Nature - “seasonal foods”!
Asian pears are a great Fall/Winter seasonal food as are Walnuts (I've talked about those in another article/blog post).
💡 Taste Tip ✨ - I love Asian Pears sliced with a bit of lemon juice 🍋 drizzled over them! They are a great healthy “Pack a Lunch” snack or dessert and you can see I’ve done exactly that in my photo!
👏 Asian pears, unlike European ones, are round and are firm to touch when ripe. They have a brownish yellowish outer cover and have a juicy crisp white center inside. Their texture is similar to that of an apple. Although, these pears tend to be on the pricier side, their benefits outweigh their expense.
Let’s get into the medicinal benefits of Asian Pears.
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Walnuts! 👏🏼 I’m an acupuncturist and herbalist so of course I also LOVE medicinal herbs and see wonderful healing with them every day. 🌱 And I also love whole foods! There’s nothing better than getting the nutrients and
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👏 A healthy goal should be to eat until you are ⅔ full. How do we do that? The principles of meditation can help - use the physical body to come into the present moment. 😇 First, simply feel your body sitting in the chair,