Top 15 places to experience a matcha tea ceremony in Japan!

Top 15 places to experience a matcha tea ceremony in Japan! Kyoto, Tokyo and more!

The top 15 places to experience a matcha tea ceremony in Japan can be hard to find. With many adulterated ceremony’s catered to tourists. In today’s HealthyTOKYO article we will be taking a look at 15 places around Japan where you can enjoy the most traditional matcha tea ceremony for yourself. The Japanese tea ceremony, […]

Finding Healthy Protein Bars in Japan – What to Look For

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Protein bars in Japan are becoming more ubiquitous and a versatile snack. They are individually packaged and you can eat them on the go. Healthy protein bars in Japan are growing in popularity as people move towards, more natural, delicious and easily obtainable snacks. It can be hard to find a snack that boasts a high protein value […]

Fuji-Q Highland at Mount Fuji — Leading with the Heart

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One of Japan’s iconic theme parks, Fuji-Q Highland at Mount Fuji, is proactively protecting the health of visitors by installing the portable lifesaving devices known as AEDs.  When someone suddenly collapses, it’s a frightening scenario for everyone. That’s especially true when the heart is involved: sudden cardiac arrest is a common trigger in such scenarios for […]

Japan ranks lowest on Future Health Index, despite world class health care

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Did you know that the Japanese have one of the highest life expectancies worldwide, yet according to the Future Health Index, they worry about having limited access to information and resources needed to live healthy lives? Philips recently surveyed healthcare professionals and patients across 13 countries about their thoughts on the healthcare system. Specifically, they assessed the extent […]

5 Olympic Health Risks – Rio 2016 vs. Tokyo 2020

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The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are set to debut in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, but the hype surrounding the event is not of the usual variety. Instead of speculating which countries would take home the most gold medals this year or if Michael Phelps will be able to expand his already record-breaking medal […]

Natural Craft Beer in Japan – Hakuba Brewing Company

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Hakuba, home of  the 1998 Winter Olympics is a world-famous town among skiers and snowboarders, with tens of thousands coming annually for some of the softest, and most guaranteed, snow in Japan. Besides the winter sports, there are numerous other outdoor activities that makes Japan a wonderful winter holiday destination. This is also the home of […]

A Stress-Free Work Environment for People On the Go

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How to keep stress levels low during working hours is ever elusive, and relaxation can’t always come in the form of a hot stone massage or a trip to a hot spring. To achieve a stress-free work environment, most experts will recommend creating a workspace free of clutter and noise. For people on the go, controlling the surroundings is not […]