According to legend, we owe many delicious things to the Battle of Vienna, such as the creation of the croissant, the bagel, and the spreading of coffee.
People in traditional societies have for centuries used food to treat and prevent health problems of all kinds. The ancient Chinese understood food in relation to the Taoist philosophy of yin and yang—the principles that form the backbone of traditional Chinese medicine.
If you are not used to eating breakfast, and don’t feel hungry in the morning, then start your day with some miso soup or hot milk during the cold weather, and smoothies during the hot weather. Or, simply have a piece of fruit or a little good quality yogurt.
A cup of sour tea may not be the first beverage that comes to mind when you are thinking about having something to drink. But don’t let the name scare you away, because the health benefits of sour tea (aka hibiscus tea) plus its unique taste should be enough for you to at least put it on your “to do” list.