As part of an Asian household, I’ve spent a lot of my growing up years with a number of elderly relatives. Up to this date, I’m still in awe that my grandmother, along with my 90-plus-year old relatives, are living decently healthy lives despite their age. What's the secret to a long and healthy life?
“It’s all about balance,” my grandma would say, “Balanced lifestyle, balanced mindset, balanced diet.”
Wellness has always been at the center of the Asian diet. Whether Chinese, Japanese, Indian, or Malay, a nutritious and balanced meal is core to their cuisines.
In fact, research from the International Food Policy Research Institute says that the Asian plant-based diet is closely related to disease prevention and increased longevity. Compared to the United States, chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers, are not as common in Asia.
Here are 6 tips on achieving a balanced Asian diet with the help of products available in Karman Foods’ galleries, so you can live a full and healthy life with your loved ones: