How TCM answer - "Why am i fat when i don't eat much!"

Using Acupressure and Chinese Medicine to solve the mystery of "Why am I fat when I don't eat much!".
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

Do you ever ask yourself? Why am I fat when I don't eat much!

I was often asked by people I met on this question, and it motivated me to design a workshop in 2006 to give a perspective from Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.

From this course? You will 

  • know the causes of obesity
  • know why women are more prone to Obesity
  • learn different types of Obesity from the Chinese Medicine perspective
  • use Acupressure techniques to manage obesity and achieve Weight Loss.
  • learn Mediated Dietary recipes, to help in your weight management regime

This course is for people who are able to take ownership of their own body and committed to work toward a healthier and a slimmer body.

Take a look at the course description, and I look forward to see you in the student area.

Thank you


What are the requirements?

  • A desire to learn.
  • An open mind to alternative medicine
  • A love of Traditional Chinese Medicine

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify your Personal Body types
  • differentiate different causes of Obesity
  • learn the 7 acupressure points for effective weight management
  • know the different types of Obesity from the Chinese Medicine perspective
  • know the Chinese Medicine herbs for weight management
  • Life time updates to the course
  • Direct interaction with Dr Clement Ng

Who is the target audience?

  • those who think they are fat
  • those who think they are slim
  • those who like to know why they are fat

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to the course!
Course Introduction
2 questions

Just a short quiz to test your knowledge of Chinese Medicine and the application of CM.

Section 2: How Modern Medicine View Obesity?

The lecture covers the perpestive of obesity from the view of WHO and the categorization of obesity and the possible causes

3 questions
Section 3: Why Women are prompt to Obesity?

The lecture share the reasons why women are prompt to obesity including the view of visceral systems deficiency concept from the perspective of TCM.

EBook - TCM View on Aging Process
3 pages

This lecture describe the natural aging process as outlined in the ancient TCM textbook, Huang DI Nei Jing also know as Yellow Emperor's Internal Classic. The natural aging process documented more than 2500 years ago are still very much applicable now and the process has been adopted by all TCM Practitioners in the world in their clinical observation and consultations.

2 questions
Section 4: Obesity from Chinese Medicine Perspective

The point of view of Obesity from TCM will be discussed in the lecture, including the adoption of symdromw differentiation.


The 3 common types of obesity from the Chinese Medcine was detailed in the lecture.

2 questions
Section 5: Body Constitutions

The lecture presented the latest development in the classification of Body types based on the the research finding of Professor Wang Qi from Beijing Traditional Chinese Medicine and its application in diagnostic.

The attached checklist was compiled to allow the participants to determine their personal body types from the TCM perspective.

2 questions
Section 6: Acupressure techniques for Weight Management

The lecture introduce the concept of treatment using acupressure in addressing chronic illnesses including obesity


The lecture will cover detail sharing on the basic concept of meridian, the flow pattern of the 12 primary meridians.


An often confuse understanding of people searching the internet to self-learn meridian massage is the unit use identifying the location of the acupoints. The transaltion of CUN to inch is a misleading concept. The lecture will cover detail the use of Body-inch or CUN measurement used in TCM, so as to guide the student to correctly identify the points for weight management.


A brief yet detail sharing on the basic concept of meridian was presented in this lecture.

The 7 Acupoints intro
  1. The lecture cover the detail sharing on the 7 acupuncture points for weight management including video on locating the points and technique to massage the points.
2 questions
Section 7: Chinese Medicine herbs for Weight Management

The lecture outline the principle of treatment using Chinese Medicine and herbal diets.


Detail sharing on the use of Chinese Medicine and common food for use in managing different types of obesity..


A step by step video on preparation of a simple medicated diet that help nourishing the Spleen Qi, promote urination, and aid weight management.  

2 questions
Section 8: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Dr Clement Ng, An expert in Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture中医博士

Dr Clement Ng (黄欣杰博士) is a registered practitioner of Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) from Singapore. He serves as council Member of Singapore Chinese Physicians' Association, Singapore Acupuncture Association, Independent Member of Singapore National Mirror Working Group for ISO/TC 249 under the Singapore Bio-medical Standards Committee.

Dr Clement Ng was the Vice Principal of Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the oldest and largest training institution of TCM in South East Asia, and had held senior positions with companies in the TCM Industry. He is effectively bi-lingual and bi-culture in English and Chinese.

He has a Doctor Degree of Medicine in Chinese Medicine from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, a MBA in Strategic Management from Nanyang Business School, Singapore Nanyang Technological University (NTU), a Graduate Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom, and a Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering from NTU.

Dr Clement Ng has been in clinical practice and conducting courses and seminars on TCM in both English and Chinese since 2006. Clement Ng holds the Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) awarded by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA).

黄欣杰。中医博士。男。新加坡南洋仲景学院副院长,前新加坡中医学院副院长, 新加坡中医师公会理事,j新加坡针灸学会会员及新加坡生物医学标准委员会属下中医药国际标准化组织技术委员会(ISO/TC 249)委员,曾担任新加坡中医管理委员会继续教育委员会委员,世界中医药学会联合会教育指导委员会及考试与测评委员会理事。

1993年以优等奖成绩在新加坡南洋理工大学获得电脑(计算机)科技工程学士,1994年至1998年间分别获得由英国特许市务学会及新加坡市场学院授予营销管理研究生文凭和高级主管亚太市场管理文凭,并在1998年获亚太营销联盟授予专业亚太市场营销师认证。2001年在新加坡南洋理工大学商学院获得工商管理硕士学位,研究方向为国际化战略管理,研究论文《影响新加坡“上游”中小企业公司国际化的决定因素》。2009年完成系统中医教育。2014 年完成中医博士课程, 师从中国南京中医药大学龚捷宁教授,研究方向为糖尿病中医治疗研究,研究论文《糖尿病湿热证的辨治研究》。


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