Here’s a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It’s called your metabolism, and it’s the sum of everything your body does. Each time you eat, enzymes in your body’s cells break down the food and turn it into […]
The Dragon's Tale
Welcome to The Dragon’s Tale.
The Dragon’s Tale is an opportunity for us to create a dialog with you, our valued guest. Our posts will address a wide range of subjects ranging from Dragon Bowl specific posts, general health and diet posts and posts about our involvement in the community. We hope you find our blog interesting, valuable and entertaining.
Watch out for these foes of eating clean. 1. Artificial Sweeteners In May – some 12 years since the last time a high-intensity artificial sweetener was approved for use in the United States – the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the production and usage of a new sugar substitute called advantame. Think of […]
Learn which foods are best to avoid and what foods to incorporate into your diet to help prevent cancer. Avoid these foods: 1. Deep-fried foods. When meat or potatoes are deep-fried, the high heat creates acrylamides. Animal studies have linked acrylamide exposure to several types of cancer. 2. Cured, processed and smoked meats. To keep […]
Local, organic food is the gold standard, but what do you do when local isn’t in season? We’ve got your answers. The Winter of (Foodie) Discontent. Nowadays, you can eat pretty much any fruit or vegetable you want, all year long. But should you? During the summer and fall, farmer’s markets are brimming with local, […]
How long have you worked for Dragon Bowl? Over a year. This is my first job! What do you love about working at Dragon Bowl? I like the way everyone gets along. What’s your favorite thing on the Dragon Bowl menu? The Curry Bowl. What’s the funniest thing you’ve witnessed at work? When one guest […]
There’s good reason chia seeds have been on everyone’s minds these days. These tiny seeds are high in protein, fiber, calcium, antioxidants, and omega-3s, but there is a right and wrong way to eat them, and one man recently learned the hard way. In one patient case study, one man experienced intense dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, after ingesting […]
So what is eating clean, anyway? Eating clean food is as easy as these simple guidelines! Post them on your fridge, give them a glance every so often to refresh your memory, and reap the benefits of a clean diet! The soul of eating clean is consuming food the way nature delivered it, or as […]
As you approach the new year, get ready to clear out your fridge and add in some healthy staples you’ll be snacking on and cooking with all year long. Some of our favorite health food trends this year are foods and products that will help you build stronger muscles, give you a better mood, boost […]
“Nourishing the Community...One Bowl at a Time”
When you dine at Dragon Bowl, you’re supporting a local eatery that helps make our community a better place. We care about the well-being of our neighborhood (and our guests!). That’s why you’ll often find us raising funds and hosting dine-outs for local schools & organizations.
*$1500 raised for local schools & nonprofits through dine-outs
*$5500 raised for The Giving Kitchen during Chinese New Year
*$7000 for local school garden raised during our grand opening celebration