Healthy New Year!

Healthy New Year!

By Norma Merrett In what seems like a blink of the eye 2017 is behind us and we’re hurtling into 2018, ready or not.  A new year usually has most thinking about change and fresh starts. Healthy Tokyo brings a wish of health and happiness for you.   We want you to be...
The HealthyTokyo Summer Smash Event Recap

The HealthyTokyo Summer Smash Event Recap

By HealthyTokyo For those of you who couldn’t make it, here’s the HealthyTokyo Summer Smash event recap! We were so excited when last Friday finally came because everyone in the office at HealthyTokyo had been counting down for what felt like forever to our first...
4 Things To Know About Traditional Japanese Candy – Wagashi

4 Things To Know About Traditional Japanese Candy – Wagashi

By HealthyTokyo Healthy Wagashi「和菓子」or traditional Japanese candy are a must-eat if you’re in Japan. These sweets are completely different to western style desserts and sweets.  Western style desserts are built around ingredients such as wheat flour, dairy and...
Is CoQ10 cream in Japan good for your skin?

Is CoQ10 cream in Japan good for your skin?

By HealthyTokyo CoQ10 cream in Japan seems to be the latest miracle skincare product. The molecule known as Co-enzyme Q10 also goes by the name Ubiquinone. The name Ubiquinone comes from its bountiful availability in most, if not all, living things. CoQ10 has...
Back to School Lunch Ideas in Japan

Back to School Lunch Ideas in Japan

By Norma Merrett It’s hard to think about back to school lunch ideas in Japan when you’re in the midst of summer vacation. Summer and a freer schedule is a refreshing and welcome change for most families.  Less time is spent watching the clock during the carefree days...
Using Anti-allergenic Sunscreen in Japan

Using Anti-allergenic Sunscreen in Japan

By HealthyTokyo Finding a trusted, anti-allergenic sunscreen in Japan is so important during the hot, humid summers. Coming from an Aussie, you can trust that I take my sun protection seriously! However, sunscreen in Japan is very different to sunscreen from overseas....
Healthy Bread in Japan as Part of a Balanced Diet

Healthy Bread in Japan as Part of a Balanced Diet

By Norma Merrett Healthy bread in Japan is always on my shopping list. I’d wager most people eat healthy bread in Japan at least once a day. Whether it’s a hot and crunchy piece of toast in the morning, a focaccia sandwich at lunchtime or a chewy piece of naan...
I Tried Cleansing Oil in Japan and Here’s What Happened!

I Tried Cleansing Oil in Japan and Here’s What Happened!

By HealthyTokyo Before I tried cleansing oil in Japan I always thought it would make my skin break out and look greasier. Cleaning my face with oil just seems counterproductive! What would happen? Do I wash it down the drain? Does it leave a greasy film? Will it clean...
How To Buy Healthy Groceries in Japan

How To Buy Healthy Groceries in Japan

By Norma Merrett Navigating how to buy healthy groceries in Japan is a major concern as an expat in Japan. For me, time is the most precious commodity, so I love knowing I can have my food delivered after ordering it on the HealthyTokyo online shop. Have you ever...
Purelady Face Powder in Japan

Purelady Face Powder in Japan

By HealthyTokyo Purelady face powder is high quality translucent finishing powder that is free from additives. Translucent face powder is a must have for every make-up bag. This loose, colorless powder is light and airy. It can be used as a make-up base, setting...
Do you know what additives are in your food in Japan?

Do you know what additives are in your food in Japan?

By HealthyTokyo A lot of the food here seems perfect, however, natural food in Japan can be quite hard to come by. So, what additives are in your food in Japan? This is because much of the food that you can buy at the grocery store is laden with additives which...
Where to Buy Natural, Additive-free & Healthy Frozen Pizza in Japan

Where to Buy Natural, Additive-free & Healthy Frozen Pizza in Japan

By HealthyTokyo Frozen food is undoubtedly convenient, and pizza is definitely one of the most delicious foods on the planet.  Of course, home made pizza is guaranteed to be healthier, but sometimes life gets in the way and all you want to do when you come home from...
Where To Buy Healthy Meat in Japan

Where To Buy Healthy Meat in Japan

By HealthyTokyo The grocery store can be a daunting place, and where to buy healthy meat in Japan can be the last thing on your mind after you’ve gone through the aisles full of wonderfully weird products, odd looking produce and colorful candy. If you saw...