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  • Published: 1 December 2006
  • ISBN: 9780091907105
  • Imprint: Vermilion
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $29.99

Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat

Delicious slimming and anti-ageing secrets



A stunning paperback edition of this bestseller: memoir, lifestyle advice and glorious recipes from the country with the lowest obesity and highest longevity rates in the world!

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 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 a healthier, slimmer, and longer lifestyle.

  • Published: 1 December 2006
  • ISBN: 9780091907105
  • Imprint: Vermilion
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $29.99

About the authors

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 and are the bestselling authors of Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat.

William Doyle

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 and are the bestselling authors of Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat.

Praise for Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat

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

Incredibly informative and easy to read, full of handy hints

Health and Fitness

lovely recipes that are both interesting and insightful

handbag.com

Sensational

Daily Mail

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