Health maintenance and food therapy in Chinese Medicine

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDSC1035 CMTD (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

The aim of GDSC1035 is to introduce the basic principles and philosophy of health maintenance and food therapy in Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Students will learn variety of foods therapy in TCM for improving common health disorder and disease prevention. Class lectures will include the examples of the food therapy and their functions, as well as including the demonstrations of Acupuncture, Tuina and massage techniques from TCM for weight control, pain relieving, etc., students will also experience tea therapy, flower therapy for health maintenance, and visit some restaurants especially for Chinese medicine food therapy in their daily life.

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Year 3 student from Social Science


Notes for GDSC1035

  • The medium of instruction of this course is Putonghua.

Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.