Winter/Water Season Supporting Foods include:
Seaweed, Eggs, Kelp, Pinto Beans, Aduki Beans, Kidney Beans, Buckwheat, Beets, Water Chestnut, Cranberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Purple Grapes, Watermelon, Shellfish, Dulse, Kale, Mushroom.
“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food” Hippocrates
“That which tonifies (supplies) when taken in moderation, will sedate (drain) when taken in excess: quantity changes quality” John Garvey Five Phases of Food
Winter is the quiet time of year where we go inside and allow ourselves to regenerate. Meditate. One must look after yourself and be responsible for your own condition. Rest. Exercise. Diet, Security.
Winter/Water Season relates to the Kidney/Bladder Organ Meridians.
The Taste that supports Kidney/Bladder is salty.
Other Seasonal Suggestions:
Here are many other supportive suggestions for Winter/”Water” Time of Year
The JetLag/Insomnia Class is useful to learn Horary Acupressure Points to gently press and support our body, mind, emotions, spirit during the day year-round!
Taken from Values & 5-Elements Coursework.