health

Cardiac issues in Japan

I have spoken to many people about food in Japan, whether is about breakfast, lunch, special food, shabu shabu (almost a winter broth) or even snacks and everyone I have spoke to said the same thing: watch the salt. As… Read More ›

Cancer in Japan

Cancer is a non-commutable disease (NCD) which is a developed rather than infectious disease. Like many other high-income countries, there is seemingly an epidemic of NCDs. To highlight this fact, in the 1900’s one of the leading causes of death… Read More ›

Advanced directives in Japan

Not an easy topic but a necessary one. Please look at this beautiful picture, its nice and pretty and if you are squeamish please try to read this article- its important. Anything that is in relation to end of life… Read More ›

COPD in Japan

COPD is finally getting the awareness that it needs in Japan. It a problem that the rest of the world is aware of but Japan liked to bury its head. Quick note, why the pretty picture? You’ll need something nice… Read More ›

Vending machines, a return

Coca Cola: is it as healthy as you don’t expect? How does the giant of the drink World compare to smaller vending machine companies? Let’s have a look…. The first thing to note is its’ size, there are only 15… Read More ›

Health food in Japan

The world of extreams I have talked about buying protein in Japan very recently, but what I have not yet mentioned is suppliemts, more specifically added vitamins and minerals. If you were to go to a convience store and go… Read More ›