There’s something about the very mention of yoga that causes most non-believers to immediately roll their eyes or tune out of the conversation completely. It’s probably the new-agey preachiness of yogi masters helping you to find balance in life in a deep and spiritual manner, blah blah blah. I felt the same exact way until
Like most international events that are held in China, the Shanghai Marathon 2010 was something of a unique experience. We’ll just call it an international marathon with Chinese characteristics. All in all it was a great experience, even filled with some Chinglish signs towards the end, with nurses holding signs reading something like: “Hazardous cardiac
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