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What It’s Like Being Asian During Coronavirus Chaos

The novel coronavirus is causing a lot anxiety around the world as the number of deaths and people infected continues to rise exponentially, but the virus is shrouded in mystery that’s triggering a lot of misinformation and fear.

Not only is the coronavirus a health threat, it’s also setting off xenophobic and racist behavior around the world as Asians are being targeted in discriminating and even violent incidents.

Why You Definitely Need to Chew Your Boba or Else

Everyone has their own preferences, whether they prefer to swallow… or chew, how they like to eat/drink their boba is completely up to them. However, like when consuming any other type of foods, it would certainly be far more beneficial to chew your tapioca balls.

This should really go without saying, but clearly there are still some of you out there that don’t understand so let me say this one more time — yes, you should absolutely chew your boba, it would be barbaric not to.

Why Asians Are More Likely to Be Lactose Intolerant Than Others

For most Asians, lactose intolerance is something we just have to live with.

Embedded in our DNA is our propensity to rush to the nearest restroom after enjoying some dairy products. This unfortunate predisposition to uncontrollable flatulence and watery diarrhea due to lactose intolerance has become a mystery to many who remember being able to easily digest milk when they were younger.

New Study on Fried Chicken Proves Your Chinese Mom Was Right About Yeet Hay

It turns out Chinese parents were on to something in warning their children against the consumption of fried food generally referred to as yeet hay.

The term itself is not only used in a variety of dishes believed in Chinese culture to cause an imbalance in the body’s energy levels but is also meant to describe how a person is feeling after consuming these types of foods. According to older Chinese, symptoms of yeet hay include a sore throat, acne, lethargy and mouth sores.