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Energy Properties of Foods

This Table is also available in the print book “The Total Life Energy Plan.”

FoodSpicySweetSourBitterSaltyhotWarmNeutralCoolColdKidneySpleenHeartLungLiver
abalonexxxx
adzuki beanxxxxx
alfalfaxxx
aloe veraxxxxx
almondxxx
applexxxxxx
apricotxxxxx
asparagusxxxx
avocado
bamboo shootxx
bananaxxxx
barleyxxxx
basilxxxx
bean curd, tofuxxxx
beefxxx
beef marrowxxxxx
beerxxx
beetxx
bitter melonxxxx
black beansxxxxx
black fungusxxxxxxx
black sesame seedxxxxxx
bok choy, Napa cabbagexxxx
broad beanxxx
broccolixxx
brown sugarxxxx
buckwheatxxx
buffalo meatxxx
butterxx
cabbagexxxx
cantaloupexxxx
carp (common)xxxx
carp (gold)xxx
carp (grass)xxx
carrotxxxxx
catfishx
cauliflowerxxx
celeryxxxxx
cheesexxxxx
cherryxxxx
chestnutxxxxx
chickenxxx
chicken eggxxxxxx
chicken egg whitexxxx
chicken egg yolkxxxxx
Chinese pearl barleyxxxx
Chinese yamxxxxx
chrysanthemumxxxxx
cilantroxxxx
cinnamon barkxxxxxxx
cinnamon twigxxxxxxx
clamxx
clovexxxx
coconut meatxxxx
coconut waterxx
coffee beanxxxx
coriander xxxx
cornxxxx
corn silkxxxx
crabxxxx
cucumberxxxx
cuminxx
daikonxxxxx
duckxxxxx
duck eggxxx
eelxxxxx
eggplantxxxx
fennelxxxxx
figxxxx
fish oilxx
flaxseedxxxx
frogxxxxx
garlicxxxx
garlic chivexxxxxx
ginger, driedxxxxx
ginger, freshxxxxx
ginger, skinxxxx
glutenxx
gourdxxxx
grapexxxxxx
grapefruitxxxxx
green beanxxx
green pepperxxxxxx
honeyxxxx
honeydewxxxx
hot pepperxxxx
Jellyfishxxxx
jujube, red or blackxxx
kelpxxx
kidney beanxx
kidney, beef’sxxxx
kidney, pork’sxxx
kidney, sheep’sxxx
kiwi fruitxxxxxx
kohlrabixxxx
lambxxxx
leekxxxx
lemon / limexxxxxx
lettucexxxx
litchixxxxx
liver, beefxxx
liver, chickenxxxx
liver, porkxxxx
liver, sheepxxxx
lobsterxxxxx
longanxxxx
lotus rootxxxxx
lotus seedxxxxx
lotus plumulexxxxx
maltxx+x
maltosexxxx
mandarin orangexxxxx
mangoxxxxx
milk, cow’sxxxxx
milk, human’sxxxxx
milk, goat’sxxxxx
milletxxxxx
mintxxxxxx
mulberryxxxxxx
mung beanxxxxx
mushroomxxxx
mushroom, Hericiumxxx
mushroom, shiitakexxxx
mustardxxxx
mustard greenxxxxxx
musselxxxx
nutmegxxxx
oatxxxxx
octopusxxxxx
oil, coconut
oil, olive
oil, peanutxxxx
oil, sesamexxx
oil, soybeanxxxx
olivexxxxxx
onionxxxxx
orangexxxxxx
orange peelxxxxx
oreganoxx
oysterxxxxxx
papayaxxxx
peaxxx
peachxxxxxx
peanutxxxx
peanut skinxxx-xxxx
pearxx-xxx
pepper, black and whitexxxx
persimmonxxxxx
pineapplexxxx-
pine nutxxx
plumxxxxx
pomegranatexxx
porkxxxxxx
potatoxxx
pumpkinxxxxx
radishxxxxx
raspberry xxxx
red beanxxxx
rice, blackxxxxxx
rice, brownxxxx
rice, glutinous, sweetxxxx
rice, glutinous, fermented xxxx
rice, whitexxxx
rosemaryxxx
salmonxxx
saltxxx
scallion, green partxxx
scallion, white partxxxx
scallopxxxxx
sea cucumberxxxx
seaweedxxxxx
sesamexxx
shrimpxxxxxx
snailxxxxxx
sorghumxxxxx
soy saucexx
soybean (black)xxxxx
soybean (yellow)xxxxx
spinachxxxxxx
squidxxxxx
star anisexxxxxx
star fruitxxxxx
strawberryxxxxx
sugar canexxxx
sunflower seedxxx
tangerinexxxxxx
taroxxx
tea, blackxx
tea, greenx
thymexx
tilapia
tofuxxxx
tomatoxxxxxx
troutx
tuna
turkey
turmericxxxxx
vinegarxxxxx
walnutxxxx
water chestnutxxx
watercressxxxxx
watermelonxxxx
wheatxxxxx
wheat branxxx
winter squashxxx
white fungusxx-xxx
white sugarxxxx
winexxxxxxxx
wolfberryxxxxx
yamxxxx
yogurtxxx
zucchini

Note:                              

  • The data are from Chinese Medical history. Adjust the energy levels to your local climate conditions.
  • Eat mostly local in-season foods, adjusted by your health conditions.
  • Lotus root changes from cold to warm after cooking.
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