How to make a Western diet act more like a Chinese diet

A recent study found that older Chinese women who eat a Western-style diet have a much greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who eat a typical Chinese diet (see sources below). According to Chinese medicine, cancer is caused … Continue reading

Western diet and cancer in Korea

According to a recent study, breast cancer is on the rise in South Korea. Researchers believe this is caused by an increasingly Westernized lifestyle—particularly diet. According to Chinese medicine, cancer is caused by excessive dampness. It’s most likely to occur … Continue reading

Exploring the Mediterranean diet

A large-scale study seems to confirm that a Mediterranean-style diet helps keep the elderly healthy and increases longevity. In the late 1940s, it was observed that people who live around the Mediterranean sea seem to be generally healthier, and live … Continue reading