Luisa is an Australian qualified personal fitness trainer who is also currently studying nutrition. She has been in Japan since 2007 and founded her health and fitness blog, Glow in Japan, to inspire women to enjoy active living and healthy eating in Japan. She loves experimenting with healthy recipes, traveling abroad to the beach, and sharing a good cappuccino with her husband or friends.
Articles By Luisa
Japanese Superfoods: Shichimi
The Huffington Post put shichimi togarashi on its list of 14 foods to add to your diet in 2014, but the Japanese have been onto...
June 23, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty
Japanese Superfoods: Miso
Although the rest of the world may have jumped on the kale, coconut oil and raw cacao obsession of “super foods,” we are so lucky...
May 20, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty
Bikram Yoga Heats Up in Tokyo
With avid devotees such as Jennifer Aniston, Madonna, Lady Gaga and Beyonce, Bikram Yoga was bound to eventually make its way to Japan. It has...
February 11, 2014 | Health & Beauty
Acupuncture in Tokyo with Edward Obaidey
Eastern medicine and holistic healing plays a big part in my philosophy on ultimate health and wellbeing. Edward Obaidey’s clinic in Sangenjaya focuses on acupuncture,...
February 4, 2014 | Health & Beauty
Snow Fitness in Japan
Each winter when the temperatures drop, some people jump for joy, as it means one vital thing—the ski slopes are open! Japan has some of...
December 31, 2013 | Health & Beauty
Buying Natural and Organic Foods in Japan
More and more, our foods and personal products are becoming tainted with strange ingredients and preservatives, which are difficult to pronounce even in English. Throw...
December 17, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty