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KQED Food: Watermelon Girl Explores Summer Fruit Through Traditional Chinese Medicine       

Lila Volkas shares what she’s learned about the medicinal qualities of fruit from acupuncturist and food as medicine consultant Mamie Chow L. Ac.

For example:

  • Fruit digests at a different rate than other foods and therefore is most beneficial when eaten by itself
  • Apricots can be helpful for eyesight
  • Peaches are cooling by nature and can promote blood circulation and nourish body fluids
  • Eating watermelon can cool your stomach, sooth irritability and promote fluid creation

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Three!!!, Part 1
(Part 2 here)

I met Mommy for the first time three years ago today!!  That calls for a cake to celebrate, don’t you agree?

My birthday cake this year was extra exciting because it is my first ever watermelon!  I love watermelon!  It is just as delicious as Waffles and Mango said!

You can see all of my birthday party photos in one place over here!