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Night Yoga in Tokyo at Jingu Stadium

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The third event of Night Yoga in Tokyo at Jingu Stadium, held last year, became the biggest Yoga event in Japan with over 13,000 participants. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics is soon upon us, so this year's event will further revitalize Tokyo through Yoga. HealthyTOKYO is looking forward to the first Jingu Stadium Night Yoga event [...]

Essential Oils – Fragrance Away Your Teen’s Moods

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Do you find yourself reminiscing about the ‘good old days’? When you were a nervous, new parent? And wondered how YOU were going to be able to look after your little “bundle of joy”? Before you even realised it, a retinue of self-appointed advisors showed up. Friends, relatives, neighbours, and the occasional strangers - knew [...]

Benefits of Apple cider vinegar in Japan

Benefits of Apple cider vinegar in Japan
Apple cider vinegar in Japan may be something you come across whilst looking around on the Internet in search of home remedy health tips. While the word “vinegar” may be off-putting due to its association with a sour taste or its strong smell, many blog posts and health gurus heap praises on drinking this apparent [...]

Froozer – 100% all natural whole fruit frozen bar now available in Japan

Meet Froozer. Three flavors of blended frozen fruit bars you can enjoy guilt-free. Made with 100% whole fruit, freshly harvested and picked at its peak of ripeness. Froozer is never heated, thus maintaining all of the nutrients of fresh fruit. This unique natural frozen fruit bar is making its way from Oregon to Tokyo via HealthyTOKYO, [...]

Chinese vs Japanese Matcha Powder

Chinese vs Japanese matcha powder
Aaahhh, the peace and tranquility that comes from drinking Japanese matcha powder.  The earthy and creamy goodness is surpassed only by the copious benefits to our health. Matcha is matcha, right?  So not true!  Knowing where your matcha came from is one of the single most important aspects of matcha drinking.  The market is full [...]

Cultural significance of the matcha tea ceremony

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“Sado”, “Chanoyu”, or simply “Ocha”, are all names for the highly choreographed and ritualized Japanese matcha tea ceremony. The ceremony itself focuses on the preparation and serving of tea made from pure powdered green tea leaves called “matcha”, but there is much more to the ceremony than just drinking this antioxidant rich elixir. Tradition, aesthetics, [...]

Buying Yogurt In Japan

Buying Yogurt In Japan

Confused about which yogurt in Japan is best for you? You’re not alone! At the request of one of our readers we have delved into the yogurt aisle to get a better grasp on what lines the shelves in the dairy cooler. Buying just about any product in Japan can be a daunting task if […]

Essential oils in Japan – Healthy Living In A Drop!

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In the age of breakfast bars, conbeni obento lunches, and ‘smart‘ phones, there is no dearth of self – proclaimed ‘gurus‘. Whether to lose weight the easy way, get in shape super fast or to maintain your youthful looks. Our parents, grandparents, and THEIR parents, had no need for these ‘gurus‘. Their health, looks, and [...]

How To Prepare Matcha – Ways To Enjoy Drinking Matcha

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So you’ve made the leap into the world of matcha but now you’re wondering how to prepare matcha? Hopefully you have sought out the highest quality of organic matcha to maximize not only the nutritional elements but also the taste experience as well. With a few simple tips you can be on the way to [...]