Food Forum


The Japanese Table presents a variety of themes regarding traditional Japanese food culture. In each volume, a specific topic such as history, customs and food groups, is explored from several different angles.

Washoku and Health by Yukio Yamori


Toward Better Health Worldwide

Our four-part series has been taking a look at the nutritional aspects of washoku traditional Japanese cuisine, and how its foods relate to health. This final installment reviews findings which demonstrate that washoku has a beneficial influence on longevity.

Vol. 30
Washoku and Health

Vol. 29
Sake in Japanese Food Culture