Chinese Culture Descriptive Essay by cee-cee

Chinese Culture
This paper explores Chinese values, beliefs and culture as manifested in their health, food and medicine.
# 108267 | 1,123 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper discusses Chinese ideas about health, food, and medicine and explains that Chinese ideas about health, food and medicine are not distinct aspects but rather interrelated ones that serve to promote harmony and temper the senses. The paper explains five influences that the Chinese idea of health care is based on, describes Chinese cooking and refers to the practice of acupuncture. The paper relates that healing, health care and health management with the Chinese should be a holistic approach that serves to understand the culture as well as promote well-being without being biased against the beliefs and values.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Chinatown Connection. (2005). Chinese food: History, popularity, healthy. [Online] Retrieved Oct. 7, 2007 from the Website:
  • ThinkQuest Team. (1998). Destiny: The culture of China. [Online] Retrieved Oct. 7, 2007 from the Website:
  • Tom, Linda Ann S.H. (1998). Health and health care for Chinese-American elders. [Online] Retrieved Oct. 7, 2007 from the Website:

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APA Format

Chinese Culture (2008, September 28) Retrieved February 28, 2024, from

MLA Format

"Chinese Culture" 28 September 2008. Web. 28 February. 2024. <>