What can we learn about Italian family dinner from Chinese Five Element Theory?

Growing up in an Italian family, the dinner table was the centre of all things. We laughed, argued, and bonded over meals- digesting the days events and connecting with one another. Viewed through the lens of Chinese Five Element Theory, this Italian way of life makes perfect sense.  The Spleen/Stomach network governs assimilation and digestion on all levels – whether it’s food or ideas – and supports the harmonious distribution of energy to support the community of the body.  The Spleen network is associated with the Earth element and Earth types are great at nourishing others and maintaining harmony like […]