Food and Health


  • Seven Cups of Anti-radiation Beauty Tea
    The arid northern China climate is bad news for women, young and old, who care about their complexions, particularly those who sit in front of a computer all day. Drinking plenty of water helps to combat the effects of computer radiation, but the seven...
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  • Gourmet cooking with TCM
    In traditional Chinese medicine, it's not necessary to hold your nose and swallow a bitter potion to stay healthy and boost energy in winter. An array of appetizing dishes, known as yao shan (Chinese medicinal diet 药膳), can do the trick. The 12th lunar...
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  • Must-eat Foods During Daxue
    "Daxue" literally means "Heavy Snow". Just like it's meaning, Daxue indicates more snow days and snowfalls. Experts indicate that people should eat right in order to keep healthy during Daxue. The following two foods are high recommended. 1. Chinese...
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  • Eat the right food for each meal on Xiaohan
    Xiaohan is the 23rd solar term, literally means "Slight Cold". It falls on Jan. 5 this year and indicates the weather starts to enter the coldest days. Experts stress that people should take a kidney nourishing and cold preventing diet to nourish blood,...
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  • Food helps to resist pollution
    On Jan 9, when smog began to enshroud cities in China, a post suddenly went viral on Sina Weibo, a popular micro-blogging platform in China. Written in a funny style by a netizen identified as a Traditional Chinese Medicine food therapy specialist in...
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  • Goat Meat Village dines out on its history
    A big bowl of goat meat and spicy goat blood soup, loaded with hot yang ("hot") energy to warm people up throughout the chilly winter, is a centuries-old traditional dish on the dining tables of farmers in Zhangqiao Village of Jinshanwei Town, Jinshan...
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  • Unraveling the myths and charms of snakes
    Every part of a snake is useful. Using snakes as medicine has a long history in China and is recorded in detail in many ancient classics of Chinese traditional medicine, including Compendium of Materia Medica by Li Shizhen. The book narrated 17 kinds of...
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  • Soup recipes for Autumn
    Papaya carrot and corn soupThis delicious soup is easy to make. Its fresh and sweet flavor can moisturize the body. Drinking it can help fight autumn-dryness, ideal for preserving health.Serves 20.5 kg green papayaA carrot0.5 kg pork with skin3 pairs of...
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  • Porridge recipes for Autumn
    Benefits1)Those who drink porridge or soup can avoid constipation, beneficial for the digestive system.2)When served with appetizing food, porridge or soup can promote the appetite and add strength to the body.3)Hot porridge or soup is useful in soothing the...
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  • Arhat fruit tea: balance your inner heat
    In traditional Chinese pharmacology, the arhat fruit is known for its ability to balance inner heat. Better than that, it is also used in herbal cough medicines, especially for chronic coughs, throat inflammations and constipation.As an infusion, it quenches...
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