Foods beneficial for the Triple Heater

Blood

Type:

Beneficial

Neutral

Avoid

Works on

Ele-

ment:

(Foods & Herbs)

Alphabetical

Acidic-

Alkaline-

Neutral-

forming

 

Tonifies:

Blood, Chi,

Fluid, Ching,

Yin & Yang

Flavor

Temp.

Organ

Regulates  5 Elements & Organ(s);

Medicinal  Properties

A B AB

Triple

Heater

(Beans & Legumes)

Pea

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Regulates Blood and Chi, Balances Chi, Balances Earth YIn-Yang, Brings down rebelling Chi; Contains Vtamin K1, which yields cardiovascular protection and healthy blood clotting abilty.

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Beans & Legumes)

Soy Bean

Alkaline

Blood Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Regulates Blood-Chi, Counteracts Heat;

May prevent plaque in the arteries (isoflavone)

 

A O

B AB

Triple

Heater

(Beans & Legumes)

Aduki

Acidic

Blood,

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Sour

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Damp, Drains Water,

Warms (Yang), Balances Blood-Chi; Contains the full range of (High Quality)  Proteins;

 

A

B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Beans & Legumes) Green/

String Bean

Alkaline

Chi, Blood, Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Regulates Blood-Chi, Strengthens Yin;

Cardiovascular protection

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fish & Seafood) Abalone

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat

 

O

A B AB

Triple

Heater

(Fish & Seafood) Anchovy

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Bitter, Salty

Warm

Triple

Heater

Increases Blood Flow

 

?

Triple

Heater

(Flowers)

Lily flowers

Neutral

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Sour

Cool

Triple

Heater

Moistens lung and calms cough; soothes nerves and promotes a calming sense.

 

?

Triple

Heater

(Flowers)

Lotus Roots

?

Blood Yin Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Warming;

energizes the heart, helps control blood pressure; purifies the whole body, balances emotions and facilitates meditation.

 

?

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Mandarin Orange

Acidic

Yin

Sweet, Sour

Cold

Triple

Heater

 

 

A  O

B AB

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Persimmon

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cold

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat; Very rich in antioxidants; reduces the risk of vascular disease

 

A B AB

O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Kumquat

Alkaline

Chi

Pungent, Sweet, Sour

Warm

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Date (Chinese; red or black Jujube)

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

builds up the digestive fire

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Fig (fresh) Fig (dried)

Acidic

Yin-Yang

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

fresh figs benefit stomach excess,

calming the stomach

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Hawthorn Berry

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet, Sour

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Plum -Dried (Prune)

Acidic

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Plums offer Antioxidant Protection from Phenols; neutralizing a particularly destructive oxygen radical called superoxide anion radical.

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Squash (gourd, all kinds)

Alkaline

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Pineapple

Acidic

Yang

Sweet, Sour

Hot

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat, Regulates Blood-Chi, Stimulates Bodily Fluids, contains bromelain, digestive enzyme

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Grapefruit

Neutral

Chi

Sweet, Sour

Cold

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat, Promotes Chi Circulation;

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Litchi Fruit

Alkaline

Chi

Sweet, Sour

Warm

Triple

Heater

Promotes Chi Circulation, Promotes Blood Circulation, Warms

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Cherry

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Warm

Triple

Heater

Promotes blood circulation, Counteracts Cold, Wind & Damp;

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Grapes

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Sour

Warm

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

 Plum

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Sour

Warm

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Dryness, Produces Fluids, Promotes Digestion, Diuretic. Plums offer Antioxidant Protection from Phenols; neutralizing a particularly destructive oxygen radical called superoxide anion radical.

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Apple (red/green)

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat, Promotes Circulation

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Date

Acidic

 

Sweet

Warm

Triple

Heater

warm, sweet, Sp & St, Chi & Blood tonic, produces fluids, detoxifies,

 

A B O

AB

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Guava

?

 

Sweet

Warm

Triple

Heater

warm, sweet, (St & LI) obstructive & constrictive, stops diarrhea & bleeding

 

AB O

A B

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Tomato

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Sour

Cold

Triple

Heater

 

 

B O

A AB

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Mango

Alkaline

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Sour

Warm

Triple

Heater

 

 

B O

A AB

Triple

Heater

(Fruits)

Banana

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Sour

Cold

Triple

Heater

Cardiovascular Protection (Potassium)

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Herbs & Spices)

Licorice

Neutral

Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat, Resolves Phlegm, Removes Toxins

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Herbs & Spices)  

Mustard Green

?

Blood, Chi

Pungent

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB

O

Triple

Heater

(Mushrooms)

Mushrooms (Button)

Acidic

Blood Yang Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B O

AB

Triple

Heater

(Mushrooms)

Fungus (Black)

?

Yin

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Nuts)

Coconut (cream/meat)

Acidic

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Cools the system; Boosts energy and endurance, enhancing physical and athletic performance.

 

A AB

B O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Celery

Alkaline

Yin-Yang

Sweet, Bitter

Cool

Triple

Heater

lowers blood pressure; lowers Cholesterol

 

A B

AB O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Carrot

Alkaline

Yang

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Promotes Chi Circulation

 

A B AB

O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Cucumber

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB

O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Taro Root

Neutral

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Pungent

Neutral

Triple

Heater

cleansing and cooling

 

A B AB

O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

 Lettuce

Neutral

Blood Yang Chi

Sweet, Bitter

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Radish (Daikon or Muli)

Acidic

Yin Chi

Pungent, Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Cabbage (Chinese; Pak Choy)

Acidic

Yin

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Damp Counteracts Hea; helps prevent cancer, protects against cataracts and fights free radicals in your body.

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

 Radish (Daikon or Muli)

Acidic

Yang Chi

Pungent, Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Bell pepper (Paprika)

Alkaline

Yang

Sweet

Warm

Triple

Heater

Contains flavonoids and vitamin C (antioxidant); beta-carotene (anti-viral); Fiber (anti cholesterol)

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Watercress

Alkaline

Yang

Sweet, Pungent

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A O

B AB

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Onion

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Pungent, Sweet

Warm

Triple

Heater

 

 

A O

AB B

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Pumpkin

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Bitter

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Damp; Cardio-protective; builds digestive fire; blances bloodsugar

 

A O

B AB

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Spinach

Alkaline

Blood Yang Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

 

 

A O

B AB

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Turnip

Acidic

Blood Yang Chi

Bitter, Sweet, Pungent

Cool

Triple

Heater

Promotes blood circulation, Counteracts Cold, Counteracts Damp, Counteracts Heat, Removes Toxins;

 

A O

B AB

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Chicory

Acidic

 

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Contains inulin, which is a natural prebiotic; and regulates blood sugar levels

 

B AB

A O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Potato

Neutral

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat; promotes digestive fire; balances blood sugar levels

 

B AB O

A

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Potato (Sweet, Yam)

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

 

 

B AB O A

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables)

Eggplant

Acidic

See Aubergine

 

 

Triple

Heater

 

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables) Asparagus

Alkaline

Blood Yin Chi

Sweet, Bitter

Cool

Triple

Heater

Contains a lot of Folate, which is essential for a healthy cardiovascular system.

 

B AB

A O

Triple

Heater

(Roots & Vegetables) Beet

Alkaline

Blood Yin Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

high in folic acid and silica, protects against osteoporosis; The beet is an excellent

body cleanser and acid eliminator, also

noted for its blood detoxification and

ability to relieve constipation.

 

O

A B AB

Triple

Heater

(Seaweed)

Algae

Neutral

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Salty

Cold

Triple

Heater

Counteracts Heat, Resolves Phlegm, Removes Toxins; ; Nourishes the Blood-Chi Nourishes the Blood (Chlorophyll)

 

O

A B AB ?

Triple

Heater

(Seaweed)

Seaweed Nori (Dry)

?

 

Sweet, Salty

Neutral

Triple

Heater

 

 

?

Triple

Heater

(Seeds & Grains)

Lotus Seeds

?

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Lotus Seed contains an enzyme, Methyl Transferase (MT) that helps repair protein and collagen, the building blocks of joints, muscle and bone.

 

A

B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Seeds & Grains)

Seeds (Apricot)

?

Chi

Pungent, Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Contains a lot of  Amygdalin (Vitamin B17), which is renowned for its Cancer inhibiting properties

 

A

B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Seeds & Grains)

Corncobs

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

 

 

A O

B AB

Triple

Heater

(Seeds & Grains)

Buckwheat

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

High in Magnesium, relaxes blood vessels, improves blood flow and lowers blood pressure.

 

AB

A B O

Triple

Heater

(Seeds & Grains)

 Rice (Glutinous Sweet Rice)

 Acidic

Blood, Yin, Chi

Sweet

Warm

Triple

Heater

building & nourishing

 

AB

A B O

Triple

Heater

(Seeds & Grains)

 Rice (Organic Brown)

Alkaline

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

 

 

AB

A B O

Triple

Heater

(Seeds & Grains)

Rice (White)

Acidic

Blood, Chi

Sweet

Neutral

Triple

Heater

 

 

B AB

A O

Triple

Heater

(Seeds & Grains)

Millet (nr1 Alkaline Grain)

Alkaline

Blood, Yin, Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Contains a lot of  Amygdalin (Vitamin B17), which is renowned for its Cancer inhibiting properties

 

A AB

O B

Triple

Heater

(Soy Products)

Miso

?

 

Salty

Warm

Triple

Heater

Miso contains minerals which strengthen Immune System, Bones and Blood Vessels

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Sprouts)

Soybean

Alkaline

Blood Yang Chi

Sweet

Cool

Triple

Heater

Regulates Blood-Chi, Counteracts Heat;

May prevent plaque in the arteries (isoflavone)

 

A B AB O

Triple

Heater

(Supplements)

Bee Pollen

?

Blood, Chi

Sweet, Pungent, Salty, Sour, Bitter

Neutral

Triple

Heater

Cools the system