The period between the summer solstice which is at the peak of light with longest day and shortest night, and autumn equinox with equal day and night, is a pivot from yang towards yin, or a diminishing of fire energy and the Fire Element of summer.
This pivotal period corresponds to the Earth Element, where late summer rain nourishes the crops for its eventual maturation before the autumn harvest. Earth Element is the harmonizer, transforming energy from hot to cool, yang to yin, masculine to feminine, and active to stillness. Cultivate rooting, deep into the earth but at the same time avoid stagnating your energy by being sedentary, instead take walks daily, especially after each meal and practice tai chi.
Weight gain usually begins around this period of the year and persists
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Within the human body, Earth is associated with the transformation
and harmonizing properties of the digestive system which breaks
down food to their nutritional components to be absorbed and waste
excreted and nutrients that eventually transformed into energy or qi. If
too much sugar or cold and raw foods are consumed during this
period, it may lead to excessive bacterial and yeast overgrowth,
resulting in SIBO or small intestine bacterial overgrowth that plaques
one with bloating, gas, constipation or diarrhea and abdominal
distention and pain. Therefore, reduce excessive sweets, including
fruits and refined grains in your diet and opt for mostly cooked
vegetables, include roots like sweet potato, yams, turnip, daikon, taro
and rutabagas, small amounts of lean proteins, beans and legumes,
nuts and seeds and wait to consume fluids until well after the meals
Smooth transition through late summer shall prepare you to adapt to
the onset of the yin stillness-- characteristics of the ensuing autumn
and winter and help you avoid sickness and imbalance.