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Information and links on health, fitness, diet, parenting and more, including expert insights from within Japan.

Does another earthquake near Fukushima spell the end of Tokyo?

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Here is a video clip from a live TV Asahi morning news and information program that aired on March 8, 2012 in Japan called “Morning Bird.” The TV Asahi reporter is Mr. Toru Tamakawa and the expert is Dr. Hiroaki Koide, Research Associate at the Research Reactor Institute of Kyoto University. Dr. Koide believes that if another…

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White Smoke BBQ – Tokyo it is time to get your grub on!

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If you’re looking for a taste of some good ol’ Texas style BBQ, White Smoke proprietor Craig White has just the thing for you! Via the CNN Go website: Craig White, the owner and pit master of White Smoke, has a non-cooking resumé so impressive you wonder how he’s found time to become a barbecue…

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Potentially Radioactive Beef Served to 67,000 Japanese Elementary Students

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At most Japanese schools, elementary and junior high school kids eat in their classrooms. The elementary students also take turns serving a balanced and healthy lunch to other students and that’s a good thing! What’s bad, is serving and eating something that may not be healthy. Wait! Maybe “healthy” is not the correct term. A…

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When will the suffering stop?

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[Via Fukushima Updates • 福島アップデート] The radiation limits Japanese authorities use to determine evacuation areas is too high according to ACRO. It has been fixed at 20 millisieverts per year, which is strongly criticized by many organizations including ACRO. The sievert is the unit used to measure the damage caused by radiation on the body. The…

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