Health authorities in Japan hope a new instant noodle creation will help lift the residents of Aomori Prefecture off the bottom of the national list for life expectancy. File photo: Shutterstock

Noodle company creates less-salty instant ramen so Japanese live longer

Government-backed scheme also calls on food companies to produce items that are low in salt and fat but are still appealing to local tastes

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Health authorities in Japan hope a new instant noodle creation will help lift the residents of Aomori Prefecture off the bottom of the national list for life expectancy. File photo: Shutterstock
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