Historical development of Chinese dietary patterns and nutrition from the ancient to the modern society.

@article{Chen1996HistoricalDO,
  title={Historical development of Chinese dietary patterns and nutrition from the ancient to the modern society.},
  author={Jidi Chen and Hua-bin Xu},
  journal={World review of nutrition and dietetics},
  year={1996},
  volume={79},
  pages={133-53}
}
Actually, food, diet and diet therapy germinated together with the change of meal patterns and traditional Chinese medicine from very ancient China; they appeared in an embryonic form till the Shang and Zhou Dynasties and received great importance from the governors who arranged officials to manage their diets and banquets. Moreover, food, diet and meal patterns were replenished through the Zhou, Qin, Han and Jin Dynasties and epitomized and reached thriving and prosperous standards till the… CONTINUE READING

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