Do your patients frequently ask you if Chinese medicine can help them lose weight? With the information in this new book from Juliette Aiyana, you can definitively tell them yes! This clever little volume combines the best of Western biochemical knowledge about weight and weight control along with everything Chinese medicine has to say about this subject. The book provides detailed information on healthy diet, weight loss, weight management, how to eat for more energy, better digestion, and all the other parameters of good health. Juliette gives many case histories about how the Chinese use herbal medicine and acupuncture to assist in healthy weight management and a breakdown of the most common patterns of disharmony you will see in clinical practice. Over 50% of all Americans are overweight. The useful information in this book can help you help these patients who want and need to lose weight. Help your patients lose weight and maintain a healthy weight without crazy fads or yo-yo diets. Learn effective techniques for counseling patients about eating a healthy, nutritional and energetic diet. Integrate Chinese medical nutritional therapy and Western nutritional science. Blend NIH and TCM standards for the treatment of overweight and obesity.