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CBD for Concentration: Serotonin Levels

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As discussed in previous HealthyTOKYO articles, the benefits of CBD are still being discovered but many testimonies from users have claimed it benefits concentration ability. In today’s world we are constantly bombarded by stimuli whether it is from advertisements on the street, television, or even push notifications now, so it can be difficult to tune [...]

CBD for Epilepsy: Clinical Trials

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CBD has been hailed for its variety of potential health benefits from helping with issues such as sleeplessness, lack of concentration, and pains, to more serious conditions such as epilepsy. In this article we look into CBD for epilepsy and the possible benefits. With clinical studies turning up positive results, CBD for epilepsy has gained [...]

CBD for Depression: Pre-Clinical Studies and Testimonies

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There is a lot of buzz going around regarding CBD and it’s many potential health benefits, including reports of CBD for depression. I wondered if taking a CBD supplement could really help someone who is depressed, so I decided to take a deep look into the published research on CBD for depression, how it may [...]

10 Most Popular Wagashi Traditional Japanese Sweets

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Japanese food is revered around the world for its delicious and subtle flavor combinations, in addition to its beautiful presentation. You are presumably familiar with all manner of Japanese cuisine from sushi to soba, but how much to you know about traditional Japanese sweets, otherwise known as “wagashi”? Today we will be taking a look [...]

Top 5 Vegan Protein Powders in Japan

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Any vegan can attest that there are certainly challenges that come with their dietary choices, and while confirming the contents of food becomes second nature, sometimes it is more difficult to find the vegan option you are looking for, especially if you live in Japan. Protein powders are a clear example of this difficulty. Whether [...]

Occupational Physician in Japan – All you need to know

Occupational Medicine In Japan – Does your work place have an Occupational Physician (産業医)?
Occupational physician In Japan might not be a term you are familiar with. Whether you just moved to Japan or have been living here for years, if you are an active member of the workforce the question of workplace medicine and health is sure to have crossed your mind at some point. Having said this, [...]

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, [...]