Why is it so Easy to be Thin in Japan | What I've Learned

updated 31 Aug 2023

What I've Learned discusses the stark contrast between obesity rates in the United States and Japan, delving into the factors that contribute to this difference. It highlights the significant disparity in the food environment, particularly the prevalence of fast food establishments, and emphasizes the role of convenience and variety in shaping dietary choices. Through an exploration of breakfast and lunch options, as well as beverage consumption, the transcript underscores how accessible, healthier alternatives in Japan play a pivotal role in maintaining a lower obesity rate.

Why is it so Easy to be Thin in Japan?