The Japanese are known with a slim body and has the longevity and quality of life better. This turned out to be influenced by diet and life known as the Japanese diet or the Japanese Diet.

Research shows Japanese people eat a variety of foods compared with the west. Recent studies have shown that Japanese people consume more than 100 different types of food each week, while the west is only about 30 types of food.

"Previously people thought it was all because of the influence of genes, but when the Japanese adopted Western-style diet weight will increase quickly," says Naomi Moriyama, author of Japanese Women Do not Get Old or Fat: Secrets of My Mother's Tokyo Kitchen.
Reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the Japanese have an average age of healthy life and be free from defects up to 75 years, and has the lowest obesity rates.

There are several Japanese-style diet could be done to make the body become lean and long life are:

Eat with your eyes
One of the wonders gaya Jepang eating healthy is a balance that consists of low-calorie foods are delicious, served with a beautiful and controlled portions that encourages people to eat and enjoy food. Also Japanese people eat an average of 25 percent fewer calories than Americans.



Served in small portions
In Japan food is served in small plates and bowls are separated so as not to be in one big plate. This is because people can eat 45 percent more when served in larger portions.

Japanese people prefer rice
Generally, the Japanese rice is cooked and eaten without using butter or oil, and served in a small bowl every meal including breakfast. Rice will help fill in calories and leave less empty space in the abdomen.

Very pleased with vegetables
Moriyana revealed that Japan is one country that crazy vegetables, because almost all types of food in Japan mixing various kinds of vegetables. A total of 4-5 different types of vegetables can be served in one meal. These vegetables are usually boiled in a broth seasoned, lightly pan-fried or steamed.

Prefer fish over meat
Japanese people prefer to eat fish than meat so rarely eat red meat, fish, a favorite is the salmon, fresh tuna, mackerel, sardines and herring, which is the largest source of omega-3 fatty acids that are known good for the heart.

Healthy desserts
Typical Japanese dessert is any fruit peeled, sliced and arranged on a pretty plate or a cup of green tea can also unique to Japan which is rich in antioxidants. This is different from Westerners who tend to prefer sweet ice cream or cake.

Japanese were more likely to walk
Walk or go by bicycle is a part of everyday life in Japan. In addition, regulations in Japan tells us to not need the elevator to the building that only has 4 floors that provide greater opportunity for citizens to burn calories.

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