Goma ごま means sesame in Japanese, and this delicious superfood is everywhere to be found in Japanese cuisine.
Healthy in Osaka
In Photos: Japanese Superfood Matcha
I’m delighted to see the matcha boom in the USA. I loved matcha in Japan, for its culture, antioxidant properties as well as the quiet-alertness it gave me rather than the crash of adrenaline-depleting caffeine in coffee. And of course it’s the star in The Art of Tea and all those tasty and mindful benefits. … Continue reading In Photos: Japanese Superfood Matcha
Itadakimasu いただきます— Japanese Mindful Way of Saying Gratitude for Receiving Food
The use of the Japanese itadakimasu いただきます Is still said here at home in the USA to take a moment to be mindful and express gratitude for the food I receive. A slideshow with lots of photos of gorgeous Japanese food and dishes too!
Things I Miss About Japan Most #2: Onsen and The Japanese Bath
The wonderful world of Japanese onsen hot springs fo health and relaxation.
My Japanese Chiropractor in Osaka Part III, or, The Memoir of My Body
My last day in Osaka, October 30, 2019, and Ueda-san gifted me some "Hapis," and a nice bottle of sake! It has been 16 months since my last adjustment at Yoshiyasu Ueda's Reflex Chiropractic and Acupuncture office in Shinmachi, Osaka, Japan. Since being back home in Florida, USA under mostly sedentary Covid conditions, I can’t … Continue reading My Japanese Chiropractor in Osaka Part III, or, The Memoir of My Body
Food, Glorious Japanese Food!
I have been busy publishing articles about Japanese food! I have gotten so healthy and lost weight living here in Japan. I Love to share all about Japanese food and its benefits! Here's a collection of some of my latest work. • I started a new food blog called Healthy Food Japan. Follow me there … Continue reading Food, Glorious Japanese Food!
Favorite Japanese Diet Super-Foods: Miso
Miso is one of my favorite super foods from a traditional Japanese diet. “There is no need for a doctor if you have miso,” is a traditional Japanese saying. Eaten since ancient times, miso is a staple of a traditional Japanese diet. It was an important source of protein here when a global food supply wasn't available. I love miso and eat it just about every day!
My Japanese Chiropractor and The Year Of Healing
I have been seeing my Japanese chiropractor for almost a year now, and the results keep amazing me!
For Health and Longevity, Turn to the Traditional Japanese Diet
There are few fat people in Japan. Most Japanese ride a bike and walk, rain or shine, and walk up and down many subway steps. Also the Japanese diet is one of the healthiest in the world, resulting in the lowest rates of obesity amongst men and women. People who stuck to Japanese dietary recommendations … Continue reading For Health and Longevity, Turn to the Traditional Japanese Diet
Don’t Go to a Western Doctor! Go to Japanese Chiropractic Reflex in Shinmachi, Osaka for Real Healing!
The first time I went to a chiropractor in the United States was in 1996. I had a slipped disk in my low back, the X-Ray at the Bakersfield, California clinic showed. The chiropractor proceeded with the session, putting me on all sorts of machines that seemed to do what yoga did. Then on the … Continue reading Don’t Go to a Western Doctor! Go to Japanese Chiropractic Reflex in Shinmachi, Osaka for Real Healing!