Category Archives: Anorexia & Bulimia

Diet for bulimia?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, What should I eat if I am trying to overcome bulimia? A: For bulimia, eat foods that draw down rebellious qi, such as persimmons, cloves, potatoes, prune or plum tea, and mineral herbs such as oyster shell tea.

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What to eat for recovering from anorexia?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, My daughter is a recovering from anorexic. What should she eat as she begins to ingest solid food again? A: Your focus for your daughter should be to warm the stomach and stimulate the digestive juices because it is necessary to remind the stomach of its function. Here are some recommendations…

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About anorexia and bulimia?

Q: Dear Dr. Mao, Can you explain what specifically is involved in anorexia and bulimia?

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