“Numa” or “swamp”, requires just five ingredients: rice, chicken breast, okra, dried seaweed and dried shiitake mushrooms Photo: Handout
“Numa” or “swamp”, requires just five ingredients: rice, chicken breast, okra, dried seaweed and dried shiitake mushrooms Photo: Handout
Japan

Japan’s health conscious turn to ‘swamp’ food in bid to lose weight but feel full

  • Numa or ‘swamp’ is said to offer waistline-reducing qualities, helping people in Japan lose weight while feeling full rather than famished
  • Latest culinary trend requires only five ingredients: rice, chicken breast, okra, dried seaweed and dried shiitake mushrooms

“Numa” or “swamp”, requires just five ingredients: rice, chicken breast, okra, dried seaweed and dried shiitake mushrooms Photo: Handout
“Numa” or “swamp”, requires just five ingredients: rice, chicken breast, okra, dried seaweed and dried shiitake mushrooms Photo: Handout
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