Healthy ''soshoku''

Healthy ''soshoku''

by Motoko Yagi
     
 
Since the Kamakura era (1185-1333) in Japan, the word Soshoku has come to mean �frugal meal� in the Zen temple. A sample menu is �One soup with one side dish and rice.� Over time, Soshoku became the general home diet in Japan and led to the establishment as of the traditional Japanese diet. Now we need to prevent the lifestyle diseases associated with the eating habit

Overview

Since the Kamakura era (1185-1333) in Japan, the word Soshoku has come to mean �frugal meal� in the Zen temple. A sample menu is �One soup with one side dish and rice.� Over time, Soshoku became the general home diet in Japan and led to the establishment as of the traditional Japanese diet. Now we need to prevent the lifestyle diseases associated with the eating habit of western culture. Japanese Soshoku is recognized as the balanced healthier diet and will help to prevent lifestyle diseases. Because Japanese Soshoku is low-fat and high-fi ber diet which will help followings;

- To take out bodily waste and enhance a good blood circulation

- To enhance excess weight loss

- To lower blood-sugar level

- To lower LDL cholesterol level

- To lower blood pressure

- To lower neutral fat level Using the following ingredients such as; Kelp, Seaweeds, Root vegetables (Pumpkin, Potato, Burdock, Daikon, Lotus root, Turnip), Beans, Mushrooms, Green leafy vegetables, Brown rice, Grains(Coarse Cereal), Soy bean products (Tofu, Miso, Tofu Lees), Nuts, and Agar-Agar

Additional tips for a healthy sustainable diet; - Use seasonal-, local-, organic-grown fresh products - Use less processed food - Eat a variety of foods for each meal - Use whole vegetables as much as you can.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781450054942
Publisher:
Xlibris Corporation
Publication date:
06/10/2010
Pages:
68
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.18(d)

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