Japanese Diet Information

Welcome to my Japanese diet information site

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.

Continue reading the introduction to Japanese diet information.

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April 25, 2006

New health book includes several Japanese ingredients

Filed under: Foods,News — Sato @ 2:27 am

A new book by Andrew Weil includes Japanese ingredients for healthy eating, it is titled, “Healthy Aging”.

I’m very careful about omega 3 fatty acids. I eat salmon, sardines, walnuts, fish oil supplements, and good-quality green tea daily.

I eat organic fruits and vegetables, berries of all kinds, cabbage. And I eat soy products, edamame and tofu.

April 24, 2006

Five of the most healthiest foods in the world

Filed under: Foods,News — Sato @ 9:07 am

An American health magazine voted the following to be the most healthiest foods in the world:

Spanish olive oil
Japanese soy sauce
Greek yoghurt
Indian lentils
Korean kimchi

April 21, 2006

Marathon runner on Japanese diet

Filed under: News — Sato @ 2:47 am

“Japan has loads of great female marathon runners, so there must be something in it,” said Yamauchi, who is taking a Japanese cookery course.


April 18, 2006

Anti-inflammation diets

Filed under: Diet — Sato @ 1:52 am

Anti-inflammation diets are the latest buzz words in the diet industry.

“Chronic inflammation has been attributed to degenerative conditions such as arthritis and degenerative joint disease,” said Dave Grotto, a spokesman for the American Dietetic Association”.

Japanese and mediterranean diets contain a deal of foods to add to an anti-inflammation diet.