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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March 1, 2006

Seaweed extract Fuicoidan to be used in cosmetics

Filed under: News — Sato @ 3:02 am

A Japanese company has devised a way to use Fuicoidan, a seaweed extract in cosmetics.

The processed extract can be used as a moisturizer, and is said to be oderless and allergic-free.

It has been been included in the diet of Okinawa islanders for centuries and is attributed as one of the reasons why the region has one of the world’s highest rates of longevity.

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