While wheat protein sensitivity is something of a fashionable food intolerance right now (and probably over-self-diagnosed), those who really do suffer with gluten intolerance can have real trouble finding ways to enjoy cakes, bread and other goodies without sparking a reaction.
Is it just me, or was March a really, really boozy month? With weddings, the Rugby Sevens and parties up the wazoo, I feel like everyone I know has nursed a sore head or two over the past few weeks. But hangovers also come with a whole bunch of health and beauty fails. Tired, gray skin, under-eye bags and AWFUL breath are just a few of the secondary symptoms of a hangover, making the nausea and headaches all the more unpleasant. But not to worry—there are a good number of tried-and-true tricks out there to make you look heavenly—even if you feel like hell.
The Chinese government’s Xinhua news agency has reported three new cases of H7N9 virus, bringing the country’s tally up to 21. Of the newly confirmed cases, two are from Shanghai while the other is from Anhui.
The Chinese government has revealed initial details about those afflicted, though it is still unknown whether the 59- and 67-year-old patients have had direct contact with poultry. The 55-year-old man from Anhui, on the other hand, is known to be a poultry worker.
Hong Kong began to raise alert this week as three more H7N9 confirmed cases add to China’s total tally of 21.
In honor of this week’s cover story about high-end delights vs. low-end treats, here are a few fancy / frugal options in the world of wellness:
Looking to participate in something a little different? An inflatable bike ride that claims to be the only one of its kind in the world is coming to Hong Kong. The event is open to anyone confident on two wheels, and it’s free to sign up.
Inflatable, it turns out, refers to the riders rather than the bike itself. During the Aeolian Ride, participants adorn “sculptural costumes” that inflate as the wind blows through them, and costumes (which are limited) come in three different shapes: a bunny, a bubble and a raindrop.
If you're interested in becoming a big, inflatable, moving piece of city art this year, then just the right kind of event is coming to Hong Kong to satisfy your needs.
The high levels of air pollution were recorded in Hong Kong late last week and throughout the weekend, renewing concerns voiced in January that elevated Air Pollution Index (API) levels are taking a serious toll on the health of Hongkongers.
Dangerous levels of air pollution continue to be a problem in Hong Kong, as government warnings reflect growing safety concerns among the community, reports Charlotte Rea.