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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The turtle who ate 1,000 coins