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!
A local Beijing startup team wants to make exercise fun through online videos:
Wokaishi.com, founded last year by an American and Chinese team last year in Beijing, re-launched on June 1st with a new site design and features.
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.