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This Is Why Japanese Women Never Get Fat And Live The Longest! Their Secret Is Simply Amazing!

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For the past 30 years, Japanese women held the record for longest living women in the world. To be exact, the average lifespan Japanese woman is 84!

Despite living longer than other women in the world, Japanese women seem to as well look the youngest. In some way, they succeed to oppose to the natural process of aging. Luckily, you can lastly try their secret to longevity and beauty!

The book “Japanese women don’t get old or fat”, by the Japanese writer, Naomi Moriyama, exposes the secrets of the Japanese kitchen and medicine to stay healthy and young-looking.

She states that the traditional Japanese cuisine uses foods that put off aging, health issues, and weight gain. The everyday consumption of these foods, such as fruits, fish, rice, seaweed, green tea, vegetables, and soy, guides to weight management and aging avoidance.

Japanese people frequently consume home cooked meals, which contain soup, cooked vegetables, fruits, grilled fish, a bowl of rice, and green tea.

They, in fact, enjoy fish and consume about 10% of all fish consumed in the world, and they account for only 2% of the world population.

Moriyama as well claims that Japanese children gain knowledge of the rules of a healthy diet since very young, they are grateful for the food and eat slowly.  In addition, each food is individually served, and people are not permitted to eat huge portions or to fill up their bowls. This cuisine is very simple, and meals are gradually prepared, frequently steamed or grilled.

Every meal has rice as a side meal, as a bread substitute, and this is one of the biggest diversity between their and our eating habits.

Japanese people believe that the breakfast is the most important daily meal, and it consists of many foods and drinks, like fish, soup, omelet, seaweed, steamed rice, tofu, young garlic, and green tea.

They stay away from sugary foods, and if served, have a tiny portion. Women are conscious of the negative effects of the consumption of sweet foods like cakes, ice-cream, and chocolate on the overall health, so they hardly ever eat them.

The ending of the book explains the significance of physical activity as well:

 “Exercise is a part of the daily routine in Japan and in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, they built an entire culture of biking, walking and hiking.”