It is not often that I read a book that radically reshapes the way I see my health and inspires me to make lifestyle changes, but “The End of Illness” by Dr. David B. Agnus did just that. A respected researcher and also famous for having treated Steve Jobs during his battle with cancer, the book shares some of his key insights for preventing chronic disease, just in time for 2013 New Years Resolutions!
An innovative and affordable Sous Vide: the coolest kitchen gadget you didn’t know existed (until now!)
With a new at-home version of the Sous Vide produced in China, everyone can make the perfect egg at home (and many other delicious things…)
There’s a new specialty food on the block in Beijing, and it goes by the name of 兰香子 (lánxiāngzǐ). You can find it in health food stores, agricultural exhibits, and even in your dessert. It claims a host of health benefits, from weight loss, to intestinal detox, to blood sugar management. But is this really a new superfood or just advertising hype? Read on to learn about the mysterious 兰香子 and why it’s fun to put in mixed drinks.
A quick peek at the nutrition facts on Beijing’s “home style” dishes reveal foods as bad as or worse on a per calorie basis for fat and salt than KFC or McDonald’s.
I love kimchi, and this year during Spring Festival I went to South Korea to try the real deal. But when I got there my friend living in Seoul informed me that kimchi is (a) not vegan and (b) may be linked to stomach cancer. What!?
我非常喜欢吃韩国泡菜。今年春节时，我去了韩国品尝这道佳肴。但是到了那儿之后，一位首尔的朋友却对我说，(1) 泡菜不是素食食品，(2) 可能导致胃癌。什么情况！？