Tags : Health and Well-being

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Nutrition Without Compromise: Giving people delicious, personalized choices could be key to longer, healthier lives

People often say life is full of compromises. As consumers, all of us learn to balance what we want with what we need and can ...

From Japanese dinner tables to the Athletes’ Village in Tokyo—Ajinomoto frozen gyozas turn 50 but aren’t slowing down

What is a gyoza? Simply put, a gyoza is a savory Japanese dumpling consisting of a thin flour wrapper and juicy filling of minced pork ...

A local approach to improving nutrition in Japan targets vegetable consumption

“Eat your vegetables, they’re good for you.” This age-old advice is borne out by modern scientific evidence: a balanced diet that includes enough vegetables—a valuable ...

Indigo Marine Collagen makes it easy being green and blue

Nowadays, we often hear people talk about being green, that is, living sustainably. But how about being blue? Recently, the term blue foods––a diverse range ...

Tokyo N4G Summit brings world together to tackle global nutrition challenges

Dec 23, 2021Every four years, the world’s best athletes gather in a spirit of friendship, solidarity, and fair play to compete on the track, field, ...

Meet yakumi, the supporting actors that make washoku shine

If you follow global food trends you probably know that washoku means traditional Japanese cuisine. Recognized by UNESCO in 2013 as an Intangible Cultural Heritage ...

Thriving on plant-based protein: solutions for a sustainable future

We all want to do what’s best for our health and the planet. We’re exercising more, eating nutrition-balanced meals, and reducing our environmental footprint. With ...

Eating for two—new online resource helps pregnant and nursing mothers in Vietnam plan nutritious meals

Parents know all too well the stresses of pregnancy and childrearing. Added economic pressures and less time for sleeping and eating exact a mental and ...

Eating to prevent cognitive decline: What you probably don’t know about protein intake

In Japan, with its aging population, the number of individuals living with dementia is increasing every year. In 2012, according to data from the Ministry ...

“Eat Deliciously!”—the magic words that launched over a century of food innovation

What do katsu curry and a sushi burrito have in common? Both are packed with umami, of course. And both are examples of fusion cuisine, ...

An up-and-coming “umami ambassador” gets inspiration from a seasoned pro

Ryohei Hayashi, chef-owner of Tenoshima, a one-star Michelin restaurant in Tokyo demonstrates how to make orizume bento. On a beautiful day, you might like to ...

Nurturing future champions—a sports nutrition awareness project targets student athletes in Malaysia

Every parent of a teenager knows how hard it is to get young people to eat well, what with schoolwork, social pressures and the demands ...