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Smoothies vs. Whole Fruit: the battle for your 5-9 servings a day

And the winner is…? In this corner: Smoothies! It seems that in every town and on every corner in China there’s a new (or even not so new) shop blending up your favorite fruits and veggies into “fresh” juices and smoothies....
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WHO report says graphic warnings are needed for tobacco control in China

BEIJING, 8 April 2014 – Large, graphic health warnings on tobacco packets in China would increase awareness about the harms of smoking, help to cut smoking rates, and in doing so save lives according to global studies. These are the key findings...

Hong Kong Department of Health committed to enforcing smoking ban

The Hong Kong Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health (DH) has made great efforts to implement and enforce tobacco control legislation, particularly the smoking ban in statutory no-smoking areas, said a spokesperson for the...

Bus driver death highlights flu threat in Hong Kong

In densely populated cities such as Hong Kong, a citizen’s daily routine is rife with opportunities to contract seasonal flu viruses. This fact was unfortunately highlighted by the death of a 56-year-old Kowloon Motor Bus bus driver from...

Four components for better brain health

There might not be one supplement that will whip your brain into fighting shape, but there are a number of realistic strategies that you can employ to improve brain health.  Outlined below are four key components to a healthier brain.  Feel...

Using Plants to Improve the Air-quality in Your Home

Increasing air pollution outside directly effects the air inside our homes.  Fortunately, there is a relatively inexpensive and aesthetically pleasing solution: Houseplants! NASA conducted studies in the late ‘80s with a number of houseplants...

2 Hour Limit on Screen Time for Kids

Beijing, Sept. 26 (WangYiSheng) – Kids shouldn’t be spending more than 1.5 to 2 hours each day in front of any kind of screen according to researchers. Limiting how much time your children spend in front of a screen is becoming increasingly...

Yellow Wins the Day in the Battle Against Cancer

Beijing, Aug. 26 (WangYiSheng) — U.S. researchers have recently reported that an increased consumption of fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of developing invasive bladder cancer in women. The researchers found that women consuming...

Fitness requires youths to do more exercise

On the fifth annual “National Fitness Day,” the anniversary of the start of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the day reminds people to take more exercise to help them stay healthy, and many cities across the nation held activities...
WebMD China Air Pollution

Air pollution in Northern China cuts life expectancy by 5.5 years

An international study has found that severe pollution during the 1990s cut five and a half years from the average life expectancy of people living in northern China, where toxic air has lead to increased rates of stroke, heart disease and...