Is Japanese food viewed as being one the healthiest in the world ?
Japanese have been eating fiber rice with barley millet, with miso soup, fermented natto, lots of fishes, etc for a couple thousand years.
Japanese have been eating simple and poor foods?
The obesity rate in American adults has been rising from 30.5% in the year 1999 – 2000 since the turn of the century. In the year from 2015 – 2016 it reached updating the worst level of 39.6%.
The ratio of BMI of 30 or more of the American population of 18 years or older in the whole American population is 33%, which is the 10 times higher than that of the Japanese population.
JAPANESE ARE SLIM IN THOUSAND YEARS
Japan has the lowest obesity in the world which is only 3% comparing to French 11% and America 32%.
Average BMI of Japanese is 23.6 for men and 22.5 for women. Those average BMIs for men and women figured out during the Samurai period are a little higher due to the growth of the height of modern Japanese in the last 50 years.