What do you eat when you get sick or have an upset stomach? In Chinese medicine, one of the most common foods to soothe cranky digestion is a thick, grain-based soup called a congee*. It’s traditionally made with rice, but it can also be make with other grains, such as barley, millet and even wheat. Essentially, congee is … [Read more...]
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If you’re trying to get pregnant and find that it’s taking longer than you think it should, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about 10 percent of women have difficulty getting or staying pregnant. If you’re actively trying to conceive or thinking about it in the near future, you’ve … [Read more...]
What’s the Scoop on Congee?
Do you ever wonder what you should eat when you’re sick? Maybe you’re recovering from the flu, a bad cold, or just general stomach upset. You want to eat something to fuel your body, but are thinking that the leftover pizza in the refrigerator may not be the best idea. You know you need to start slowly and don’t want … [Read more...]