You are what you eat. This well-known saying holds true for our fluffies as well. They were not designed to eat a diet of dry kibble all the time. Eating kibble can lead to and imbalance of the body energies and can cause blood deficiency which may lead to cancer. There are several different categories of foods including Yin foods (e.g duck, rabbit, oysters, tofu) and Yang food (e.g chicken, kidney, lamb, cinnamon bark, clove, nutmeg, dried and fresh ginger, garlic) which are grouped by their natures and characteristics according to TCVM methodology. Food affects the digestive, metabolic, and physiological processes of the body and therefore have have a large impact on its overall health. TCVM Food Therapy is an integral part of an ancient and well-researched system of health and healing. Food therapy is often utilized alone or (more often) in conjunction with other modalities to treat disease patterns (see Daisy’s case).