Chinese food

Can eating fried rice everyday kill you?

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According to ancient Chinese beliefs passed down from generation to generation, YES, it can. In Chinese tradition, hot tea is always served with meals. Especially so if the meal is of oily nature like fried rice, fried noodles, bak kut teh and hokkien fried. This is equivalent of Western meals such as carbonara, steak with [...]

Rice porridge and noodle soup would improve your health

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Do you find yourself suffering from a general feeling of fatigue and exhaustion? Especially if you are not a morning person, you may feel especially tired in the mornings which sometimes cannot be overcome by strong doses of coffee. But in just about 2 months of consistently taking either porridge or noddle soup for breakfast, I feel a very obvious change in my energy levels. I was feeling noticeably much lesser fatigue in the morning and throughout the day.

Can Porridge/congee be kept overnight?

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The answer is NO,. You should not keep your rice porridge or congee overnight. I know, logically there does not seems to be anything wrong with storing cooked porridge overnight in the fridge. The main reason why porridge or congee should not be kept overnight is because it would cause wind buildup in your body from the traditional Chinese healing perspective. 

Hepatitis Chronic becoming Acute- what I did

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Here I want to share with you some signs which may show the Hepatitis B is moving from chronic to acute based on my mom’s symptoms. This is from my experience with my mom. My mom has been having chronic hepatitis B for at least a few years. Precisely for how many years I do [...]

Chinese food diet- nutritious, healthy and cost effective

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Unlike the fatty and MSG laden food which one usually find in Chinatown, the typical home cooked meals from a modest Chinese household is simple, easy to learn, tasty, nutritious and can can fit well into a diet plan. Usually served with a bowl of plain rice with 3 dishes and soup. A passage written [...]

Relieving cough with boiled rice water

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Recently, my entire family has been down with cough. Even in my office, my boss and some of my colleagues are having very bad cough. I forsee the situation would get worse as many people who is not even coughing would start to cough after taking mandarin oranges or lokam which are in season now [...]

Stomach Pain/Spasms- Due to excessive wind element

Stomach Pain/Spasms- Due to excessive wind element

If you suffer from the following: sudden sharp pain deep (like a inner area behind your belly button) in your stomach stomach is also experiencing spasms vomiting and diarrhea at the same time. When you go to the toilet, the pain is so bad that you do not know which to do first- vomit or [...]