Healthy diet may improve memory, says study – CNN.com

 

This is a must-read article by CNN. Check it out!

via Healthy diet may improve memory, says study – CNN.com.

Scientists have new evidence confirming that the Mediterranean Diet will reduce the risk of cognitive decline, as well as promoting longevity.

Let me ask an open question:

To improve healthcare why do governments not raise taxes on unhealthy food and reduce taxes on healthy foods?

Thoughts?

China changes its strategy towards Japan: unrelenting pressure has produced far greater costs than benefits for China

China changes its strategy towards Japan: unrelenting pressure has produced far greater costs than benefits for China

This is a recommended read. It will be interesting to see Japan’s reaction to a softer China. It’s a win-win opportunity.

China News

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Over the past several months a gradual but significant shift has taken place in China’s policy toward Japan. The change is a result of Beijing’s recognition that its unrelenting pressure on Tokyo since the Japanese Government purchased several of the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands from a private owner in September 2012 has produced far greater costs than benefits for China.

Chinese PresidentXi Jinping‘s meeting with Japanese Prime MinisterShinzo Abe on the sidelines of the Asian-African summit in Jakarta last month is the latest proof of the adjustment in Chinese policy.

Last November, when the two leaders first met in Beijing, Xi wanted to be seen as a good host and therefore did not snub Abe. In Jakarta, however, Xi had greater flexibility. Not only did he agree to the meeting, he apparently initiated it. Although China’s state-run news agency Xinhua claimed the meeting took place…

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