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.

Soba Noodles | Soba Noodles | Green Tea | Miso | Seaweed | Edamame | Tofu | Konnyaku | Wasabi | Nator | Goya |

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

March 17, 2006

Shiratkai craze

Filed under: Diet,Foods — Sato @ 6:35 am

Shirataki noodles have become the latest diet fad in the US. The noodles made from calorie free konnyaku, have become a pasta substitute.

Read the full story here.

January 12, 2006

The rise of ‘superfoods’

Filed under: Foods — Sato @ 2:26 pm

Japanese foods are increasing in the list of ‘super foods‘ in America.

January 8, 2006

A-Z of dieting

Filed under: Foods — Sato @ 11:53 pm

A good article from the Guardian newspaper.

The A to Z recipe for a healthy life