Superfoods in Shiga - A Diet Influenced by Buddhism *RERUN
In part 2 of a 2-part series on superfoods found in Shiga Prefecture, which boasts one of Japan's highest life expectancies, we focus on the local diet. The area is home to many temples. Buddhism gave rise to Shojin Ryori, a cuisine that uses mainly vegetables and beans. As a result, dishes with such ingredients are common in Shiga. Kanpyo prevents lifestyle diseases, while soybeans help maintain the muscles and prevent aging. We introduce easy recipes using these foods and soy milk.
Kanpyo is one of the famous ingredients for vegetable dishes influenced by Buddhism
Kanpyo contains rich dietary fiber which can prevent lifestyle diseases
Soy protein, glycinin help maintain the muscle and prevent aging
People in Shiga enjoy so many soybean dishes