Where to Buy Moringa in Japan & the Health Benefits

Moringa in Japan

The newest superfood doing the health and wellness circles is Moringa Oleifera. You may have heard whispers of this unique plant powerhouse and wonder where to buy Moringa in Japan. Adding this supplement to your life will drastically up your superfood game. The nutritional benefits of Moringa are well documented and have been known for thousands of […]

The Best Way to Shop Healthy Foods and Products Online in Japan

Shop healthy foods and products online in Japan

If you’re struggling to find and shop healthy foods and products online in Japan, then I have some good news for you! The team at HealthyTOKYO has been working around the clock to bring you the best shopping experience ever.  We have just launched the new and improved version of our new online store this week!  Since the […]

Online Grocery Shopping in Japan – 12 Great Options

Online Grocery Shopping in Japan

Thanks to advances in technology and the availability of products, online grocery shopping in Japan and elsewhere has surged in popularity. Millennials especially are embracing online shopping and leading the market, particularly in the search for niche or specialty products. The driver behind the popularity of online retailers is convenience as you can order and […]

No-bake Vegan Raw Matcha Brownies

raw matcha brownies

Brownies are one of the most delicious desserts, but I wouldn’t say they’re the healthiest.  These raw matcha brownies are not only great tasting, but vegan! This guilt-free treat is a #MatchaMonday special but because they are plant based and dairy-free, try them for this week’s #MeatlessMonday menu too!  Rather than using unhealthy, refined sugars, […]

A Nutritionist Weighs in on Fresh Vs Frozen Fruits and Vegetables

Fresh vs Frozen Fruits and Vegetables

If you take a peek inside my freezer you will see that it is jam packed full of frozen fruits and vegetables. It is a very convenient way to ensure we always have fruits and vegetables on hand to add to our meals.  Particularly, the smoothies we drink everyday.  Am I compromising the nutrient levels that […]

Buying Non-GMO and Organic Vegetables in Japan

non-gmo and organic vegetables in Japan

Buying non-GMO and organic vegetables in Japan may seem difficult, especially if you don’t know what to look for.  There are so many unique vegetables in Japan.  Vegetables such as mizuna, daikon, wasabi, shiitake mushrooms, Japanese sweet potatoes, renkon (lotus root) and many others are very prominent in Japanese cooking, or 「和食」 Washoku.  They add a unique depth […]

Food Additives in Japan – What is Really in Your Food?

Food additives in japan

Did you know that there are currently 454 designated food additives in Japan?  This article will delve into everything you need to know to stay safe and healthy when it comes to food additives in Japan.  Some of these additives are naturally derived while others are chemically derived.  Some are existing foods and some additives are considered a food […]

Matcha Sakura Latte – in celebration of Vernal Equinox Day

matcha sakura latte

This Matcha Sakura Latte is the perfect way to celebrate Vernal Equinox Day!  Today is the first day of Spring and as the days get longer, the weather gets warmer and a dazzling rainbow of floral colors greets you at every turn.  There are many beautiful flowers that bloom during Springtime in Japan, such as plum […]

Matcha Shamrock Shake – Matcha Power Plus the Luck of the Irish

matcha shamrock shake

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! I hope you’re wearing something green so you don’t get pinched! I created the recipe for this Matcha Shamrock Shake in the spirit of the Irish! This St Patrick’s Day, why not go the healthy route and knock back this healthy, vegan and paleo friendly Matcha Shamrock Shake instead?  Not […]