Japanese Diet Information


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Japanese people have the longest life span in the world. Statistics revealed in 2004, show the average life span of a Japanese female is 85 years of age and 78 for men.

There are many potential factors which have an affect on the average human life span, but one of the overwhelming factors has to be a healthy diet.

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December 5, 2005

Japanese getting bigger and more prone to disease

Filed under: News — Sato @ 11:29 pm

Michael Hoffman reports that young and middle aged Okinawans and mainland Japanese are beginning to suffer by eating too much of a western diet.

The proud “World Longevity Regional Declaration” issued by the prefecture in 1995 for the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II flies in the face of the facts, the magazine charges. Record numbers of centenarians aside (an estimated 427 in 2001, out of a population of 1.27 million), the young and middle-aged are increasingly sorry specimens, prone to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes.

Japan’s getting supersized

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