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Eating fruits rich in flavonoids helps in weight loss and controls intake-calories
Eating fruits rich in flavonoids helps in weight loss and controls intake-calories, study finds

The recent study by Harvard Medical School found that consuming more fruits rich in flavonoids can help in losing weight. Eating more fruits daily like blueberries, strawberries or apple can prevent obesity, even if eating the same amount of calories.

A set of hairpins during Qing Dynasty sold for 207,000 yuan ($30,084) at the China Guardian 2015 spring auctions.
Culture Insider: Gifts of Love in Ancient China

Valentine's Day has, again, come and passed. Have you ever been caught up in a situation that leaves you clueless on what item to buy for your boyfriend or girlfriend? The ancient Chinese were never baffled by this problem. Here are some classic gifts for lovers during ancient times. Check it out and it may provide you with unique gift ideas.

Close, closer: (L) Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling’s characters in “La La Land” face each other. (R) The lovers in “Ghost the Musical” clasp hands.
Lovers Gotta Love Beijing! City’s Delightful Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, options on how to spend it vary. Beijing helps people choose how to celebrate Feb. 14, from attending a mini concert to just simply strolling on a pavement lit by a thousand and one lights.

Pope Francis calls for abolition of death penalty throughout the world.
China, Vatican unification shines bright under Pope Francis

China and Vatican recently made significant progress under the leadership of Pope Francis. Recent events revealed that Beijing and the Holy See might have already come to a consensus concerning a crucial Church matter, suggesting a brighter future for both States.

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It’s not uncommon for Chinese parents to set up their children on blind dates with a potential boyfriend or girlfriend.
Single Men Look for Partners to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in China

Many single men in Shanghai look to the auspicious day of love in the hopes of finding their soul mates. The same may be also true for a lot of single women.

As lifestyles shift and attitudes change, celebrating the Spring Festival in China has also taken new turns, with technological advancements taking centerstage.
Spring Festival in Contemporary Times: How China’s Most Important Holiday Has Changed with the Times

In traditional terms, the Spring Festival is celebrated in a manner akin to the ways and means of the olden times. But as lifestyles shift and attitudes change, celebrating China’s most important holiday has also taken new turns, with technological advancements taking centerstage.

Relationships between two people with different races are proven to be happier.
True Love? Relationships Succeed Between Western Women and Chinese Men

This Valentine’s Day, western women who have relationships with Chinese men share their insights on how the chemistry is kept amid the great cultural barrier.

A McDonald's crab sandwich is placed on top its packaging for display.
McDonald's menu includes crab sandwich; 'Top Chef' Ryan Scott creator

McDonald's menu for this year includes crab sandwich. For its launching place, San Francisco Bay area would be the first to have the taste of the McDonald's crab sandwich.

Tiffany Trump wears Taoray Wang at the New York Fashion Week.
Tiffany Trump Wears Designs by Chinese Couturier, Wows Audience During New York Fashion Week

The fashion world went abuzz when U.S. President Trump’s youngest daughter, Tiffany, became the guest of honor at the show of Chinese fashion designer Taoray Wang during the recent New York Fashion Week.

Customers buying glutinous rice balls in Beijing, China.
Glutinous Rice Ball Has Become Symbol of Unity in China

While many customs during the Lantern Festival have changed over the years, the partaking of the glutinous rice ball during the first full-moon night of a lunar year is still very popular in China.

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Balenciaga Fall 2017 inspired by Bernie Sanders

The former presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders is taking the fashion world. It seems the idea of being a fashion icon does not exactly fit for Sanders. The fashion world thinks he makes a great politician.

The Terracotta Army, one of China’s top destinations for tourists and situated in the city of Xi'an in Shaanxi province, has a full-scale copy in Anqing City, Anhui.
Tourists May Now Visit Full-Scale Copy of China’s Terracotta Army 1,000km from Original Site

In China, there is a growing occurrence of building replicas of world-famous landmarks.

Female employees get in shape using exercise gear during a workout class.
Does diet Soda increase obesity risk? You will be surprised

Recent research shows that diet soda increases the risk of excessive weight gain compared to regular soda. This explains why many who opt for diet soda end up with little to no results at all.

A guideline issued by China's State Council says that Di Zi Gui, an ancient book from the Qing Dynasty, should be included in the curriculum of elementary schools.
Opposing Opinions Arise from State Council Guideline that Includes Qing Dynasty Book in Elementary Curriculum

A part of a guideline issued by China's State Council in January which says that Di Zi Gui, a book from the Qing Dynasty, should be incorporated in the curriculum of elementary schools has resulted to different opinions from the public.

There are places in China where people live longer and happier.
China Maps Out 'Longevity Hot Spots' for Longer, Healthier Senior Life

A map that identifies places in China where people live longer went viral on WeChat recently and was shared 100,000 times.

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