Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat

Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat : Delicious slimming and anti-ageing secrets

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In Japan, people live longer than anywhere else on Earth; obesity is virtually unknown, and 40-year-old women look like they're 20. The secret: Japanese homestyle cooking, and an approach to eating that is not about self-deprivation, but about celebrating and savouring food.

Raised in Tokyo and on her grandparents' mountainside farm, author Naomi Moriyama first travelled to the West as a college student, and promptly gained 25 pounds eating an American diet. Returning home for the holidays, she found that the weight melted off as she returned to the healthy, soulful food of her mother's tiny kitchen: satisfying soups, fresh vegetables, delicate grilled fish; mouthwatering meals that never left her feeling hungry.

Filled with delicious healthy recipes and evocative reminiscences, this book is for all those who are tired of counting calories and carbs, and finding themselves on diets that don't work. Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat offers a delightfully fresh and easy approach to weight loss and promises readers a healthier, slimmer, and longer lifestyle.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 126 x 198 x 19mm | 208g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0091907101
  • 9780091907105
  • 38,402

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"...actually much more about the differences between Western and Eastern cultures, more memoir than diet book...surprisingly fascinating"
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"Sensational" * Daily Mail * "Excellent! A Diet that's anti ageing, slimming and fills you up - where do we sign up?" * Grazia * "Moriyama dishes up tasty recipes, along with portions of memoir that capture her childhood in Tokyo" * You magazine * "...actually much more about the differences between Western and Eastern cultures, more memoir than diet book...surprisingly fascinating" * Sunday Express * "The book's message is simple. I started off a cynic, but found it easy and enjoyed exploring my local Asian supermarket for new ingredients" * Olive magazine *
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About Naomi Moriyama

Naomi Moriyama was born and raised in Tokyo. She attended college in Illinois and moved to New York in her twenties. She now runs her own successful marketing consulting firm, The Moriyama Group.

William Doyle is an award-winning writer who has travelled extensively in Japan.

William and Naomi are married. Visit their website at: www.japanesewomendontgetoldorfat.com
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