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The Psychology Behind Why Japanese People Are So Healthy

Visit a McDonald’s in Japan and you’ll understand why

Photo: Okinawa Soba (Rob) via Flickr/CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Whenever I talk to someone who has visited Japan, an ex-pat who has lived there or a tourist just passing by, they will more often than not mention something about the fast-food chains there.

“If they tried to pull the same stunt in the United States…




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Kaki Okumura

Kaki Okumura

Born in Dallas, raised in New York and Tokyo. I care about helping others learn to live a better, healthier life. My site: www.kakikata.space 🌱

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