The ying(yin) and yang of food for dogs is basically about achieving balance.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine diet is used in the prevention as well as treatment of disease. This principle is reflected in other Eastern medicinal practices like Ayurveda.
The philosophies used are very different than the approaches used by Westerner practitioners. By and large Westerners view the symptoms as the problem. And consequent suppression of them as the cure.
The Eastern approach sees the symptoms as a result of another underlying problem. A bit like a Tsunami being a symptom but the earthquake the underlying cause. Continue reading