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China’s avocado craze: A 'super food' marketing success story

2017-06-08

In recent years, the fruit avocado has become synonymous with a healthy, middle class lifestyle. The success of avocado has also been one of the biggest marketing success stories in China in recent years.

Fake sex medicine complaints on the rise

2017-06-06

An apparent rise in sales of fake sex medicines is the result of increasing demand and more purchases from online shops and small businesses, prosecutors in Shanghai said on Monday.

Chef 's book, food fest offer tastes of her native Cape Town

2017-06-02

South African food made a splash in China last week, with two TV hosts and authors scooping up honors at the Gourmand International awards in Yantai, Shandong province. One of them, Cape Town's Zola Nene, is lingering in Beijing for a food festival at The Village Cafe, which continues through Monday.

TCM's popularity growing abroad

2017-05-31

Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine is cooperating with foreign institutions and training students to share traditional Chinese medicine-one of the world's most ancient therapies-with the world.

Chocolate consumption may lower heart disease risk

2017-05-26

Eating chocolate on a regular basis may be associated to a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study published online by Heart on Tuesday.

A drink a day linked to higher breast cancer risk, study shows

2017-05-25

A daily glass of your favorite alcoholic beverage might increase the risk of breast cancer, according to a new report by the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Consumers eating 33 percent more salt than they should: study

2017-05-17

People are consuming far too much salt in their diets, according to a study released Wednesday, which found that participants were eating over 33 percent more salt in their diets than they had thought, increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

A bite of Belt and Road

2017-05-12

Since diplomat and imperial envoy Zhang Qian's expedition westwards more than two thousand years ago, a path connecting China and the outside world has come into being. The path, known as the Silk Road, has brought about economic and cultural exchanges in China and abroad, as well as a variety of new foreign produce to foodies across the nation.

‘Honest’ primary school sex-education textbook in China slammed for going too far

2017-03-07

Series for primary schools depicts sexual organs, positions and gay couples, drawing criticism online, but author stands by content

The turtle who ate 1,000 coins

2017-03-07

The turtle who ate 1,000 coins