Yin Food

Any food believed, in the construct of Chinese medicine, to have certain polar characteristics
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The feeling is that too much yin food causes too much yin energy, which translates as sluggishness and low energy; too much yang and the result is too much aggressiveness and fast, unconcentrated movements.
Yin food, by contrast, includes fruit such as oranges and pineapples, vegetables including beansprouts and lettuce as well as soup and yoghurt.
In contrast, yin foods are cool and sweet and thought to be passive.
Yin foods, such as lettuce, crab, cucumber, tofu, and bean sprouts, possess cooling and soothing power.