In Traditional Chinese Medicine weight gain is due to the accumulation of dampness -fat and excess fluids- that is caused by overeating or improper eating habits. Improper eating habits such as eating late, consuming cold food and drinks or the indulgence in rich foods, put a strain on digestion and ultimately weakening its function. Night time is where the body repairs itself. By keeping the body busy breaking down the late dinner instead of repairing the wear and tear that had occurred during the day, will ultimately weaken digestion over time, leading to unwanted weight gains.
A balanced diet is as good as its absorption into one’s body. That’s where Acupuncture Excels. Acupuncture helps strengthen the digestive system, resulting in an increase of nutrient absorption. Acupuncture also helps the shedding of unwanted weight by triggering excess fluid elimination and fat burning mechanism naturally. Acupuncture helps correct the imbalances of metabolism which in turns minimizes the accumulation of water and fats. Eating habits are as important as eating quality food. You will be guided through your journey with eating tips and recommendations to keep the weight off.