Health stuff

My top 3 most bizarre health checks in Japan

The annual health check. Also known as That Unpleasant Afternoon You Spent Being Scrutinized by Japanese Doctors Without Understanding A Thing.

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Japan’s unhealthy obsession with food

Before I came to Japan I didn’t even know what a calorie was. I had never considered a diet nor did I know of skinny supplements. Every once in a blue moon I would step on a scale, but only so I could check the weight of my luggage. All that was before Japan.

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