Simple Living in Japan: Video
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A National Geographic photographer explores the mysteries of Mt. Fuji.
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Discover More About Japan
Discover why the Japanese have the sixth-highest life expectancy in the world—and how modern lifestyles are taking their toll on the nation's health.
Journey to the island nation of Japan, where afternoon tea breaks, fresh fish, and ritual meditation are a way of life.
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From eating less and walking more, to following the advice of an old cultural saying, learn the secrets of longevity with these health tips from Japan.
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Learn more about Japan, a land of temples and high-speed trains, with facts, maps, music, and more from National Geographic.
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Zoom in on Japan, a country of islands extending along the Pacific coast of Asia.
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What, if anything, do you think you should change about your diet?
Eat less red meat.
Eat more fish.
Eat more fruits and vegetables.
Drink more water.
I wouldn't change anything.
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