Nowadays, daily schedule of people is very busy. And they have no time for eating healthy food. In America, the obesity rate is increasing every year because of unhealthy diet schedule and that is why average lifespan in America is decreasing. While in Japan, the rate of obesity is lowest in the world. The Japanese are the world titleholders of longevity with an average lifespan of 85 years for women and 80 years for men. That is why Japan boasts the highest number of people who live to be over 100 compared to any other country. Many of the people who live over 100 years are living in Okinawa. It is one of a large group of islands situated South-West of Japan.
In Japan, everyone is thin and beautiful because they live a healthy lifestyle. They do morning exercise on daily basis and eat a lot of vegetables. The food cooked by them is unique. Japanese people drink a lot of tea and many traditional beverages.
Here we share traditional recipes of the Japanese diet.
Japan is best known for raw fish. Grilled Fish (Yakizakana) is a more common dish than Sushi. It’s a popular breakfast food and is also served at lunch and dinner.
Natto Soba is another favourite recipe of Japan. One of the chief Ingredients is fermented soybeans and other Ingredients include quail eggs and dried bonito flakes. Natto is enriched with vitamins and minerals which are good for bone health.
Crispy and delicious homemade tempura with sweet potato, flat-leaf parsley, shrimp and tilapia fillets.
Tonkatsu is a Japanese recipe for pork cutlet which is breaded and deep fried and served with rice.
We all know that green tea is full of health benefits. One glass of matcha has the antioxidant content of 10 glasses of regular green tea. Matcha help to reduce the risk of cancer and diabetes.
Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup recipe. It is served with a meat, chicken and fish-based broth. And you can also add vegetables according to your taste and season.
Japanese Fried Chicken With Seaweed is one of the popular recipes in Japan. It is a good source of iron, calcium, fiber, and vitamins.
Miso soup is a traditional soup in Japan and is usually eaten with rice, eggs, fish. You can add many ingredients according to your personal preference.
Homemade sushi rice recipe is very easy to make with sushi vinegar, superfine sugar, and salt.