Do you know you have 4 pounds of bacteria living in your gut? Where do they come from? What are they doing there? Recently, I had a fascinating conversation with a prominent researcher in this field, and here is his advice: be nice to your invisible friends – they are crucial to your health.
Real Chinese food is excellent. Here is a recipe for sweet Chinese rice cakes from TCCII friend Monica Yu. Monica is an excellent chef who uses organic ingredients to create delicious Chinese and western dishes. She even used food to cure her cat of diabetes! Enjoy her rice cake recipe.
Ingredients 4 eggs 2 Tsp [...]
Day 3, Sunday, April 18 (Beijing and Great Wall)
Jan and I rose early again. The elevator trip down to the lobby proved to be an experience in Chinese life and culture. When we got on at the 15th floor, the elevator was full. We hesitated to enter, but people motioned and then ushered us [...]
Day 1, Friday, April 16 (Beijing)
I can’t believe that I’m in China again. Most Americans don’t ever get the chance to go at all. Those few who are lucky to visit usually only go once. Here I am in China a second time, this time on a Healing Journey of exploration. We six from [...]
When you visit China, it’s worth it to take some time to do a little shopping. Don’t bother with the clothes – they make most of ours anyway and the export quality is much higher than domestic production. The best things to buy are their tea and their books. The tea in China is most [...]
Chinese food in the US is a poor shadow of the real thing. It’s sort of like those cheap supermarket birthday cakes with the fluorescent green icing when compared to real French pastries. Or box wine compared to Lafite, or soy burgers compared to grass-fed filet mignon, or ice princesses compared to hot babes … [...]