Matcha has skyrocketed in popularity lately, with matcha shots, lattes, teas and even desserts appearing everywhere from health stores to coffee shops.
Studies of matcha and its components have unearthed a variety of benefits, and in this video we're looking at 4 of the best ones.
Genome-edited tomato to be sold in Japan
NHK - Sep 15
Genome-edited tomatoes are set to appear on dining tables in Japan. It is the first time that genome-edited food will be sold and shipped to consumers in Japan.
Researchers in Japan use soybean compound to make catfish 100% female
The Mainichi - May 27
SHINGU, Wakayama -- A team of researchers in Japan has succeeded in making catfish all female with a compound found in soybeans -- a development that promises to increase the production efficiency of this and other species whose females are more valuable than males in the food market.
"Balanced Japanese diet" helps reduce COVID-19 risk
JapanNutrition.com - May 05
There are concerns over the link between obesity and the severity of COVID-19 infections, with Fukushima Prefecture having 4th highest incidence of metabolic syndrome in Japan.