As food editor of a local lifestyle magazine, I am lucky enough to be invited to tastings, openings and private media dinners of all the newest restaurants to hit Shanghai. Here’s my round-up of my personal favorite new restaurants in Shanghai for 2010.
Foods that claim “scientifically-proven” medicinal benefits have had a rough week in the American press. Dannon’s line of Activia got the FTC smackdown after the brand’s assertion that its yogurt offered health benefits from promoting regularity to preventing cold and flu. Children’s vitamins that allege to improve brain function thanks to Omega-3 fatty acid’s got
According to a recent study detailed in the New York Times, researchers in Belgium found that those who exercise before eating breakfast, even if they absolutely gorged on food later in the day, ultimately reaped the most health benefits from their time working out. Only the group that exercised before breakfast gained almost no weight
It was a beautiful, sunny Sunday morning when somewhere around 20,000 runners and I took to the streets for a form of self-punishment most will never fully understand. I even found myself wondering for a large portion of the 42 km why exactly I was subjecting myself to it. Although most of the course wasn’t