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Why There’s No Cheese in Chinese Food and Other East Asian Cuisine

Cole Saladino/Thrillist We hate to break this to you, reader, but cheese wontons — though incredibly tasty — are about as far removed from traditional Chinese cuisine as strawberry Pop-Tarts dipped in Mountain Dew. Despite cheese’s presence in nearly every cuisine in the world, East Asian food in general rarely includes cheese. It’s something you …

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‘Put these on your grocery list’

Food and mood are so intricately connected that they’ve inspired a new area of ​​brain study: Nutritional psychiatry, which examines how what we eat impacts how we feel. As a dietitian and nutritionist who has researched and experienced this connection firsthand, I find it infinitely fascinating that we can empower ourselves to feel partly — …

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