? Eat a varied diet: The typical Japanese will have about 100 varieties of food per week compared with just 30 in the average American diet and 45 in the average European diet.
? High cholesterol foods such as red meat and cow's milk are almost non existent traditionally.
? Sugar consumption is very low compared with the rest of the world, and the consumption is far lower in Okinawa compared to the rest of Japan.
? The Japanese are said to eat until they are 80% full rather than stuffed to the max.