Why Japanese Women Are Thin And Healthy

In the past 25 years, the record for longest living on Earth is hold by the Japanese women, who live 84.5 years averagely, and also it is known that they never gain extra weight. Do you want to know their secret?
Naomi Moriyama, the writer of the book “Japanese women don’t get old or fat”, presents her mother’s kitchen and discloses the answers for longer and healthier life. In the Japanese cuisine the foods that we use for weight loss are consumed commonly every day. Fish, rice, soy, fruits, seaweed, vegetable and green tea are used regularly in the Japanese diet, which contributes for slim figure and longer and healthier life.Because of theirs anti-aging characteristics, these ingredients are the real-deal for losing weight in healthy way, and are very helpful in healthy weight management. 

One cooked meal in Japan includes fish, cooked vegetable, bowl of rice, soup, green tea and fruits as a desert. Did you know that 10% of all fish is consumed only in Japan? You should know that they are only 2% of overall world population.

According to Moriyama, the Japanese parents are teaching their children to dignify every bite and to eat slowly. One of the rules they need to obey is that they shouldn’t serve huge meals and to serve apart every different food.In the Japanese cuisine the food is cooked slowly by steaming or shortly grilled, which makes the Japanese cuisine easy to cook. The Japanese are using rice in every meal as a substitute for bread, which is the main variance between the Eastern and the Western diets. 

The breakfast is the most important meal in the Japanese diet. It can include variety of foods and beverages like soup, tofu, young garlic, rice cooked by steaming, omelet, fish or green tea.


When it comes to the desserts Moriyama states that they are rarely eaten, and if eaten, they are served in small dishes. Like any other women, Japanese too like to eat chocolate, ice cream or cakes, but they are aware of the negative impacts these dishes can leave on the human body. Exercise is very important part of the Japanese lifestyle. Many women are implementing walking, biking or running for healthier way of live.

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