• In Chinese medicine, the metaphoric views of the human body based on observations of nature are fully articulated in the theory of yin-yang [ 11 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The meaning of yin and yang in Chinese is bright and dark sides of an object. (hindawi.com)
  • Chinese philosophy uses yin-yang to represent a wider range of opposite properties. (hindawi.com)
  • However, because of the inter-transforming nature of yin and yang, as men age, yang declines and men tend to feel cold (yin) more easily. (caring.com)
  • Yang foods tend to be slower growing and originate under the earth, whereas yin foods are faster growing, have a higher water content and grow away from the earth," Dr. Wagner said. (dogster.com)
  • Macrobiotics emphasizes locally grown whole grain cereals , pulses ( legumes ), vegetables , seaweed , fermented soy products and fruit , combined into meals according to the ancient Chinese principle of balance known as yin and yang [ citation needed ] . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Chinese classify each type of vegetable and meat in terms of yin and yang, and combine vegetables with meat in such a way that each cooked dish will be balanced. (chinatravel.com)
  • According to Dr. Wagner, acute yin deficiency might result in signs such as sensitivity to cold, lethargy or poorly formed stool, while too many yang foods might cause feelings of stress, increased thirst and dry, hard stools that are difficult to pass. (dogster.com)
  • The original meaning of yang is "the sunny side of the mountain," while the original meaning of yin is "the shady side of the mountain. (caring.com)
  • Scholars generally deem that the terms yin and yang originally denoted the shaded and sunny sides of a hill and later began to be used in an abstract sense as cosmological categories. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In the system of correlative cosmology, for instance, yin is related to the agents Metal (west/autumn) and Water (north/winter), while yang is related to Wood (east/spring) and Fire (south/summer), and the balance between them is represented by the central agent Soil. (encyclopedia.com)
  • They also need better types of copper found in some animal quality foods, in general, and the gentle newer male elements - zinc, selenium and silicon. (drlwilson.com)
  • Some foods are yang (warming) foods, while others are yin (cooling) foods. (dogster.com)
  • People and dogs can benefit from seasonally adapting their diet to consume more yin or yang foods. (dogster.com)
  • Cooking method also determines whether foods take on a more yin or yang quality, according to Dr. Wagner. (dogster.com)
  • Accentuating yin or yang foods according to the seasons is beneficial, but feeding an overabundance of either can lead to imbalances in the body, resulting in an excess of one type of energy with a corresponding deficiency of the other. (dogster.com)
  • For example, we burn fat and lose sweat when we exercise and it takes energy (yang) to create and store fat (yin). (caring.com)
  • Yin fluids will provide lubrication to the eyes, while an increase in yang helps ensure more energy can reach the top of the head to help improve vision. (bluemoonacupuncture.com)
  • Below it is another circle that represents the Great Ultimate ( taiji ) as harboring the Two, or yin and yang, shown as two semicircles that mirror each other. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The doctrines of Chinese medicine are rooted in books such as the Yellow Emperor's Inner Canon and the Treatise on Cold Damage , as well as in cosmological notions such as yin-yang and the five phases . (wikipedia.org)
  • Qualities such as the strength, width, rhythm, and depth of the pulse provide valuable information. (bluemoonacupuncture.com)
  • The purpose of the team at Fudge Chiropractic and Wellness is to provide the highest quality care in a loving and peaceful environment as together we optimize health from the inside, out. (friendsofkevin.com)
  • Women are more yin than yang. (caring.com)
  • At Frontier Nursing University, you can follow your passion of serving women and providing quality maternity care by becoming a Certified Nurse-Midwife. (midwiferytoday.com)
  • If we push too hard in an active (yang) way, a restive (yin) state will follow (exhaustion, death). (caring.com)
  • Compared with several state-of-the-art image quality metrics, the proposed metric demonstrates improvement on prediction accuracy and robustness. (spiedigitallibrary.org)
  • According to a celebrated statement, which is found in one of the appendixes to the Book of Changes ( Yijing ), "one yin and one yang, this is the Dao. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Check out these yin and yang feeding guidelines for keeping your dog cool this summer . (dogster.com)
  • The Yin/Yang classification is not related to nutrient content but based on the following - the food's colour, pH, shape, size, taste, temperature, texture, water content and weight, the region and the season in which it was grown and how it is prepared and eaten. (indianexpress.com)
  • The diet proposes 10 plans which are progressed through to reach a supposedly ideal yin/yang ratio of 5:1. (wikipedia.org)