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by | 10th, June 2008

peking-duck.gif “THE MIRACLE INGREDIENT IN CHINESE FOOD,” promises the Express’s front-page headline.

Readers prepare to order the A for 5,000 set meal of drunken fish, and look on as the wonder of forks parts the sweet and sour sauce to allow the peas to roll through before closing on the armies of spring rolls and swallowing them whole.

And we read of “a cure for cancer and heart disease”.

Consider the Peking duck and know that the extract of red yeast rice, which gives the dish its distinctive colour, “may cut cancer deaths by two-thirds and heart disease by a third”. It may.

And “the compound could now be developed into a new treatment, saving millions of lives.” It could.

But hold on, dear Express reader: “Last night doctors warned people against

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