The recipe according to Chinese dietetics

March 02, 2022

As you know, diet plays a vital role in your health. According to Chinese dietetics, knowing how to eat properly is an art that must be practiced daily to nurish our body and mind.

Indeed, each of the recipes of this ancestral cuisine have been developed with a specific objective to prevent and treat disorders or imbalances of your body's functions in purpose to help you regain good health and improve your quality of life.

Have you ever felt very tired just after eating, despite a well-balanced meal and with an adequate dietary energy intake? If so, the problem isn't that you're not eating healthy enough. What if it came from a bad combination of foods?

Indeed, a large part of healthy nutrition plays on the right combination of products, but also according to what your body needs at the moment.

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The Chinese dietetics take precisely these factors into account, which is why we invite you to discover the benefits of this ancestral cuisine. At TMed, Chinese dietetics training takes place online and is animated by Dr. Weimin Zhu. This cooking training is aimed to nutrition and health professionals who wish to specialize more in this area, as well to the curious or followers of healthy cuisines seeking to discover new horizons or fields of action (heal your body by nutrition, cooking healthier, etc.)


Through the Chinese dietetics training, we offer you an introduction, 6 themes, written and audiovisual materials, webinars and especially all a range of 40 simple and diversified recipes to follow and cook at home, at your own rythme.

Recipe according to Chinese Dietetics for Women's Health


To give you an exemple, in this article we present black sesame soup, a recipe that is particularly good for improving female health.

It is recommended to consume this soup few times per week as breakfast meal. Black sesame contains a lot of calcium. As a result, it is particularly good to consume it to prevent osteoporosis, to improve digestion, to lower blood pressure or to slow down the change in hair color. On the other hand, sesame also contains a lot of oil, overconsumption of this product can make your hair greasy.



Ingredients and proportions for 3-4 people


To make this quick and easy recipe, you will need the following ingredients:


  • A small bowl of chopped walnuts
  • A small bowl of black sesame, washed, cooked* and crushed beforehand
  • White flour (one tablespoon per person)
  • Some water

*Advice for cooking the black sesame: in a dry pan, add the black sesame with a little white sesame. Cook it until the white sesame has turned yellow. This means that the black sesame has cooked enough. Mix everything, turn off the heat, let cool and finish by crushing everything until it makes a relatively compact paste.

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Preparation steps


Here are the steps to follow to prepare this soup for 3 or 4 people:

1. Put the water in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
2. Put the sesame in a large bowl.
3. Add the nuts to the sesame and mix.
4. Add the flour to the sesame and nut mixture, mix.
5. Add water to the dough little by little to avoid making lumps, continue the process until the dough has a liquid consistency.
6. As soon as the water boils, add the mixture to the boiling water and stir.
7. Lower the heat to medium heat and boil for another 5 minutes.
8. As soon as the mixture boils, turn off the heat.
9. Season by adding sugar, salt or cereals as desired.
10. Serve in bowls, ready!


Enjoy your lunch!


Discover more recipes and nutrition tips on our YouTube channel and social media. To register for our Chinese dietetics training or to participate in the webinar, click here. Training to follow at home at your own pace and led by our Dr. Weimin Zhu, specialist in Chinese medicine at TMed.

Weimin Zhu

Weimin Zhu

Medical Dr & TCM therapist with ASCA agreement (speaks French and Chinese)

March 02, 2022

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