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 27, 2005

National Hot Tea Month

Filed under: Diet,News — Sato @ 11:40 am

Interestingly, January is National Hot Tea Month. January has traditionally been the month where people make New Year resolutions to diet and loose weight.

More eveidence is produced here on the benefits of drinking tea.

Those men taking the green tea extracts, equivalent to a total of three cups of tea per day,
experienced a significant increase in the number of calories used in a 24-hour period — resulting in more fats being metabolized by the body for energy — than the men taking only the caffeine or the placebo. There was no difference in overall calorie or fat burning calories in the caffeine or placebo groups; only the tea group showed the weight loss results.

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