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Vegan in Japan – A Doctor’s Advice

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Many of our readers are concerned with how to stay healthy as a vegan in Japan. Today we interviewed Dr. Mika Washio of the International Healthcare Clinic in Tokyo. Dr. Washio helps many vegan patients at her clinic. She gave us some practical advice on how you can stay healthy as a vegan in Japan. […]

Nutritionist in Tokyo – Interview with Sheeba Majmudar

Today I interviewed Sheeba Majmudar, an award-winning nutritionist in Tokyo and Singapore. She is an acclaimed author as well. Sheeba has a Master of Science and Nutrition and offers expert nutritional consultation with a naturopathic approach. Our  discussion was refreshing as Sheeba oozed enthusiasm from the moment we sat down to speak. Her straightforward approach […]

Gluten Free Food in Japanese Convenience Stores – Navigating with CD

Gluten Free Food in Japanese Convenience Stores

“Oh, thank heaven…for Seven-Eleven.” And Family Mart. And Lawson. If you’ve just arrived in Japan, you may be anxious about what you can eat and too jet lagged to make it to one of Tokyo’s great gluten free restaurants. First stop: head to the convenience store. This might seem like poor advice if you’ve been […]

Flying Gluten Free – Leaving Your Comfort Zone

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For many people with Gluten Intolerance or Celiac Disease, traveling presents unique obstacles and challenges, but with a little planning and vigilance, you can fly gluten free! In a lot of cases, food anxiety initially occurs at the airport because you have left behind the safety of your own kitchen. You have also left behind […]

Natural Nut Butters in Tokyo – Sampling Event at National Azabu Supermarket

Nut Butters at National Azabu Supermarket

Last Friday we had the pleasure to meet with fans of natural nut butters in Tokyo at National Azabu Supermarket, where we were sampling two of our new HealthyTOKYO products: Pistachio and Almond Butters. Made of 100% nuts from America, roasted and ground in Kobe, these two little creamy wonders have met incredible popularity since […]

HealthyTOKYO launches Arctic Zero Premium Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert in Japan

Allergen-free, vegan, and only 40 calories per serving Arctic Zero has launched their premium non-dairy frozen dessert in Japan for the first time ever. This creamy ice-cream-like dessert from sunny California is allergen-free, vegan and contains just 40 calories in a 118 ml cup.  HealthyTOKYO K.K. (the exclusive importer) is initially releasing two flavors, chocolate […]

Night Yoga in Tokyo at Jingu Stadium

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If there are any changes to the night yoga in Tokyo schedule, Active Icon will publish a notice on their site and SNS by 4pm JST. Cancellations past 4pm may occur do to outstanding circumstances or sudden changes in weather. If the coast is clear don’t forget to bring your yoga mat! Overview Night Yoga in Tokyo […]