Blog - Chinese Culture

Tea, Obesity and Health

Obesity caused more deaths among those infected with the novel coronavirus, according to a report of the Guardian published on June 3, 2020. Obesity lowered the immunity system of people and makes us vulnerable to various other illnesses that eventually lead to early deaths.Unhealthy eating, drinking, and other living habits could all cause obesity. It is time that we review our habits and make ...
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Vegetarian Food Culture in China

In the past 40 years, China witnessed a dramatic change in all fields. The economic prosperity brought by the industrialization and globalization has played an unprecedented impact on the Chinese diet, offering a large variety of food options in this country. Vegetarian food enjoys higher popularity nowadays and then several vegetarian cuisine types form. Some better-off Chinese people trace the ...
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Making Sour Plum Wine in Sanjiang

Sour Plum Wine, according to Compendium Materia Medica, has the function of “Quench thirst, produce saliva, adjust the 5 organs (heart, liver, spleen, lungs and kidneys), clean bowels & stomach, and so get rid of ill feelings arising from the disorderly functions of the internal organs”.Modern research of sour plum shows it contains glucose, fructose, malic acid, citric acid, and multi-Vit ...
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China Celebrates the First International Tea Day

Fans of tea in the world must have long been dreaming of a universal tea day. And you probably have heard the news that in November 2019, the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted May 21 as the "International Tea Day ". Since then, there is a designated festival for tea lovers. Bravo!May 21, 2020 marks the world's first International Tea Day.China is celebrating Tea DayChin ...
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Fun Facts about China

For most foreigners from different cultural background, China is an enigmatic country with such plentiful heritage in history, and now it has risen into the second world largest economy, while ruled by a communist party – a totally different political system. What on earth this country looks like? In fact, 40 years ago China was still one of the poorest countries in the world. It witnessed dram ...
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Uncover the Coming-of-age ceremony of Basha Miao Gunman Tribe in Guizhou

Basha in Miao language means "a place of lush vegetation". Basha Miao village is located in the southwest of Bingmei Town, Congjiang County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture of Guizhou. Basha consists of five natural villages, including Laozhai, Zaigexin Village, Wangjia Village, Darongpo New Village and Zaizhuang Village, which are hidden in the immerse forest. There are about 20 ...
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Top 8 Buddhist Grottoes in China: Savor up Beautiful Buddhist Art

The Buddhist grottoes originated in India and spread to China around 304 AD, continuing to the Ming and Qing dynasties, lasting more than 1000 years. In history, the developments of many dynasties in China were deeply influenced by Buddhism that made ancient China a big country of Buddhism. The caves or grottoes are a huge grottoes art landscape with Chinese Buddhist culture as its feature. They ...
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