Abstinence from food preference

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Abstinence from food preference.

Food preference refers to the addiction to a particular food or condiment that exceeds the endurance of the organism and consequently brings harm to the organism.

“people regard food as Heaven.” Food is of prime importance for human existence and provides essential nutrients for the growth, development and various physiological activities of the human body to maintain the normal human vital activities. Foods are various and the nutrients and different from one another. On the other hand, the nutrients constituting the human body and maintaining the metabolism of the human body are very various. These nutrients should be obtained from numerous foods while one type or several types of foods cannot possible contain all these nutrients. Besides, there exists the requirement of a reasonable proportion among various nutrients essential to the human body. If the content of a certain substance is excessive for scanty in the human body, this may influence the absorption and actions of other substances. Accordingly, scientific feeding and reasonable proportions should be advocated in die in order to make the nutrients in various foods supplement mutually. The advocation of eating various foods, alternative dietary methods and complete diet has the great guiding significance for TCM life cultivation and rehabilitation.

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