Now, add those together, and couple that with American sensitivity. We here in America put much, much more emphasis on individual expression, independent thought, standing outand sticking it to the man. With regards to their rare snacking, many Japanese will opt for an onigiri — a triangular ball of rice wrapped in seaweed and filled with tuna, beef, or veggies. So I set about researching exactly why Japanese people are so much healthier and thinner than we are. It is ridiculous, though.
Well, that fix exists, and I only had to travel 8, miles to find out what it is.
Everyone In Japan Is Thin And Beautiful (And So Can You!)
Over half of our population is overweight, according to my TV, so if you do it, who cares? In Japan, people are always doing unplanned exercise — the kind of exercise that just arises through everyday living. Japanese food tends to be a lot healthier as well. Individuals tend to notice health changes themselves as well, and are more apt to do something about it — again, out of that urge to conform. Couple that will all the ridiculous books, documentaries, and Oprah segments that blame everyone but the individual for our health epidemic. So I set about researching exactly why Japanese people are so much healthier and thinner than we are.