Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun, enlightens the world on a mentality that can survive and thrive under any circumstances. This episode features the compelling testimony of Mr. Nishi who survived the atomic bomb in Nagasaki. Celebrity Chef Candic Kumai shares about Kintsugi—the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery to something more beautiful than its original state. She shares how this can be a metaphor for the healing, sealing and mending that is need for emotional and spiritual wellness.
Dr. Harada is an oncologist and expert in anti-inflammatory nutrition.
Mr. Kaneko is a celebrated professional Taiko drummer. He has given workshops around the world and has been featured on a Tedx Talk.
Candice Kumai is a Professionally trained chef, best-selling author, wellness + food director/ writer, influencer, speaker, leading wellness journalist. She has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, NBC Today Show, the Wendy Show and Iron Chef, to name a few. Her best-selling book Kintsugi Wellness: The Japanese Art of Nourishing Mind, Body, and Spirit, was a key inspiration behind the Healthy Long Life Japan episode.
Mr. Moriyama is the President of the Cancer Control Society of Japan. He is a nutrition teacher.
Ms. Nakasone is an ancient grain expert. She is also an expert in the food traditions of Okinawa.
Mr. Nishi was a 15-year-old student in Nagasaki who survived the atomic bomb explosion in World War II. Losing all of his family, Mr. Nishi shares how a Wesleyan Christian “Chinzei Gakuin” school became his parent and how the love of Christ saved his life and helped him build a future.
Ms. Kimi Nishimura received the recognition from the Governor of Tokyo for reaching 100 years of age.