Have you ever find yourself in a supermarket, holding an item and having strictly no idea of what was written on the label? Well, we do. When you don’t read Japanese or if you’re still learning, looking for some food when you have a specific diet can become a living hell. Food is essential, good food and especially food that is aligned with your personal diet is even more essential—we would say vital, actually.
Even though Japanese is a beautiful language, it can be tricky to decipher its writings, especially in busy supermarkets after a long day at work. Below is a list of terms commonly used on the labels of natural or specific diet food products. Memorize these—or print out the list and take it with you when you go shopping.
May it be Japan or elsewhere, organic foods and ready-to-eat meals are trending. We are becoming more and more conscious of what we eat and how we fuel our body, getting ourselves into a more natural lifestyle.
It seems obvious that the food we choose is the best weapon we have when trying to get healthier, but we still have to decode these labels! This first list below is perfect when you are on the look for organic, more ethical or natural items to grab.
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