TCM Expert’s Tips On How To Lose Weight

tcm weight loss tips

Happy New Year! We’ve bade 2017 goodbye, and probably set some resolutions while you were at it.

Looking to detox or feel healthier in 2018? Here are some tips from a TCM expert at Eu Yan Sang.

In TCM, fat in the body is viewed as the result of accumulated Phlegm and internal-dampness pathogens. Thus, to fight fat effectively, one should place more emphasis on clearing and transforming Phlegm and internal dampness.

Common approaches that can be used independently or in combination to maintain a healthy weight.

This simplified guide to weight loss is for reference only. For a proper diagnosis, always consult an accredited TCM physician. A version of this article originally appeared on www.euyansang.com.sg.

Text: Shape Singapore / December 2017
Additional text: Hidayah Idris

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