Are you as lazy as I am? Do the words “gym membership” fill you with terror? Are you one of the many expats who say, “well, doc, um, since I’ve been in China my exercise routine is way down”?
I can vouch that I fit … Read the rest
Obesity is an epidemic in many countries, and China’s diet is changing so quickly that the obesity rates here are also rapidly climbing. One popular tool to assess your own weight — and… Read the rest
Link: Interest in organic food on the rise in China – Los Angeles Times.
Hopefully most expats have discovered Lohao City, the organic food store with seven local branches. I was thrilled to discover it two years ago and instantly felt… Read the rest
Beijing launches action plan to improve residents’ health_English_Xinhua .
The Beijing Ministry of Health just announced a great 10-year public health plan, with an ultimate goal of extending life expectancy from 81.2 to 82 years,… Read the rest
To lower cholesterol, there are a few excellent non-prescription items to use. One of the best is omega 3 fatty acids — this is naturally found in fatty fish and also in flax oil. Great! So I can get the omega 3 from the non-stinky flax, yes?… Read the rest