Articles about Food and drinks

  • Top 20 Best Japanese Umeboshi to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 20 Best Japanese Umeboshi to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Umeboshi- those salty pickled wrinkled balls that must be some kind of fruit... they're intimately familiar to Japanese and have been gaining popularity in the U.S. as well. They have health benefits, and taste great too!Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping for the best umeboshi available online. We then picked out the most popular pickled plums and tasted them.We focused on 4 things:sournesssaltinesssweetnesssubstantialnessWe then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best Japanese salt-pickled plums available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Teas for a Cold to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Teas for a Cold to Buy Online 2020

    When it comes to healthy beverages, you can't go wrong with tea. Tea is naturally rich in healthy compounds that have effective health-boosting properties. It is no wonder that different types of tea have been used for centuries as natural remedies for many ailments. When it comes to colds, getting rid of the symptoms and the general malaise is only half the battle. You also need an effective remedy that will boost your immune system so your body can fight off infections and soothe symptoms like a cough, sore throat, or runny nose. Fortunately, there are healthy teas for colds that can do just that.We've done your homework for you and, based on user reviews and feedback, found the best teas for a cold!
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  • Top 17 Best Japanese Chewing Gums to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 17 Best Japanese Chewing Gums to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Gum can be your best friend if you're trying to diet or quit smoking, and there are many which are good for oral care and eliminating bad breath. Don't waste your money on something that isn't right for you, though! Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping for the best chewing gum available online. We then picked out the most popular products and tested them.We focused on 3 things:How does it taste?How long does it last?Does it freshen our breath?We then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best Japanese gum available online.
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  • Top 14 Best Japanese Frozen Takoyaki to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 14 Best Japanese Frozen Takoyaki to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Takoyaki! These delicious dough balls stuffed with octopus and a gooey, creamy center are a staple of Kansai street food, and they're popular all over Japan nowadays. Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping for the best frozen takoyaki available online. We then picked out the most popular products and tested them.In our tests, we focused on 2 things:How does it taste?Does it have enough octopus in it?We then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best Japanese frozen takoyaki available online. We also give you some tips on cooking and serving them!
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  • Top 10 Best Gluten-free Flours to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Gluten-free Flours to Buy Online 2020

    Finding the right gluten-free flour for your baked goods and cooking needs can be a hit or miss experiment. Gluten-free may often be healthier than traditional wheat flours, but you still want your cookies to taste like cookies, right? For newbies just starting out on their gluten-free journey, knowing which combination of gluten-free flour to use as a substitute can be quite daunting. That is why we set out to find the 10 best gluten-free flours you can buy online.
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  • Top 25 Best Japanese Black Vinegars to Buy Online 2020

    Top 25 Best Japanese Black Vinegars to Buy Online 2020

    Black vinegar is popular as a diet and health supplement, and it also makes a delicious, refreshing drink! Of course it has other culinary uses too, so why not pick some up? But, which one is the best? Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping for the best black vinegars available online. We then picked out the most popular products and tested them.We focused on drinking taste for this verification. You may be using black vinegar for health reasons, but you still want it to taste good!We then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best Japanese black vinegars available online.
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  • Top 13 Best Japanese Emergency Bread Rations to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 13 Best Japanese Emergency Bread Rations to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Today, we will introduce Japanese emergency bread rations, which is almost essential in countries where natural disasters frequently occur. There are a lot of different food manufacturers out there selling a number of emergency ration products, but aren't you curious to know which ones stand out among the rest?Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping, etc.) for the most popular selling emergency rations and put them to the test to give you our highest recommendations! Under the supervision of a disaster prevention professional, we examined each bread ration for the following 3 criteria. TasteShelf LifeEase of DisposalSo, use our guide to see which bread ration gets our "best buy" recommendation!
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  • Top 11 Best Strong Japanese Breath Mints to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 11 Best Strong Japanese Breath Mints to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    To freshen your breath, to provide a wake-up punch, or to tide you over when you're hungry: breath mints are something that most of us carry around with us every day. Some come in large sizes to save money, some come in stylish boxes or fit into reusable cases, and some have a stronger flavor than others. How to choose?Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon and Rakuten, as well as Japanese supermarkets and convenience stores for the best breath mints available. We then picked out the most popular products and tested them.We focused on 2 things:How strong is the mint flavor?How well does it freshen our breath?We then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best strong-flavored Japanese breath mints available online.
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  • Top 13 Best Japanese Dark Beers to Buy Online 2020

    Top 13 Best Japanese Dark Beers to Buy Online 2020

    Japanese brewers are starting to broaden their offerings and produce some world-class varieties in recent years. If you love dark beers, known in Japan as "black beers," you have a good selection of quality homegrown Japanese beers to choose from.Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Kakaku.com for the best Japanese black beers available online. We then picked out the most popular products and taste-tested them.We rated their taste on 7 things:BitternessAciditySweetnessBodySharpnessHopsAromaWe then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best Japanese black beers available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Vegan Cookbooks to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Vegan Cookbooks to Buy Online 2020

    Being vegan has increased in popularity in the last few years. Whether for ethical reasons, health or weight loss, there are plenty of reasons to take the step away from a meat-based diet. Knowing where to start isn’t always as easy though, and some people are deterred from even trying because they think that it’s either too expensive or difficult. The truth is that it’s easier than ever to find good vegan alternatives today, and unlike a couple of years ago, there are thousands of vegan resources available. These vegan cookbooks give you hundreds of options to choose from. We’ve narrowed it down to a top 10 list for you.
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  • Top 13 Best Japanese Wheat Beers to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 13 Best Japanese Wheat Beers to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Japanese brewers are starting to broaden their offerings and produce some world-class varieties in recent years. If you love white beer, you have a good selection of quality homegrown Japanese beers to choose from.That's why our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Kakaku.com for the best Japanese wheat beers available online. We then picked out the most popular products and taste-tested them.We rated their taste on 7 things:BitternessAciditySweetnessBodySharpnessHopsAromaWe then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best Japanese white beers available online.
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  • Top 21 Best Wiener Sausages to Buy Online in Japan 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 21 Best Wiener Sausages to Buy Online in Japan 2020 - Tried and True!

    What are your favorite Japanese foods? Sushi? Tempura? Ramen? And... sausages??? In Japan, these moderate-calorie morsels are used in a variety of meals from breakfast and dinner sides, to bento lunches, and even to drinking snacks.Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping for the best brands of wiener sausages available online in Japan. We then picked out the most popular products and taste tested them. We then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best sausages out there.
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  • Top 18 Best Japanese Perilla Seed Oils to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 18 Best Japanese Perilla Seed Oils to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Perilla oil, which is called egoma-abura in Japanese, is extracted from the seeds of the plant Perilla frutescens. Perilla is often used to describe the shiso plant common for culinary uses: this is actually a different variety although a close relative. Recently perilla oil has become popular for the large amount of naturally-occurring omega-3 fatty acids it contains - in particular, alpha-linoleic acid.Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Rakuten, and supermarkets for the best perilla oils available online. We then picked out the most popular products and tested them.We focused on 2 things:How much alpha-linoleic acid does it contain?How does it taste?We then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best Japanese perilla oils available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Matcha Powders to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Matcha Powders to Buy Online 2020

    Matcha has become wildly popular in the health industry over the last several years. A green tea extract, it has a wide array of benefits to overall wellness and concentration.There are several factors that determine matcha's effectiveness, including growing location, grade, purity, and color. We havecompared and weighed all these factors to find you the very best matcha brands that you can buy online in 2019. 
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  • Top 10 Best Reusable Straws to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Reusable Straws to Buy Online 2020

    Straws are great for making sure your smile is white and beautiful, yet, we also have to make sure our straws are also good for the environment. With a focus on helping the environment, keeping your teeth healthy, and making sure they are easy to use, we created a list of the top ten best reusable straws to help you upgrade your drinking.
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  • Top 11 Best Japanese Emergency Water Rations to Buy Online 2020

    Top 11 Best Japanese Emergency Water Rations to Buy Online 2020

    Are you prepared if a disaster strikes? Do you have enough water stored to keep your family healthy and comfortable? If your answer is "No" or "Maybe," you need to read this article and get one of these products ASAP!Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping for the best emergency water rations available online. We then picked out the most popular products and tested them.In our evaluations, we focused on 3 things:TasteValue for MoneyMineral ContentWe then ranked the products and put what we learned into a buying guide to help you choose the best Japanese emergency water rations available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Juices for Drinking to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Juices for Drinking to Buy Online 2020

    Sometimes you want a sweet drink without the excess sugar and empty calories of typical juices. That's why we've decided to look for the best healthy juices available online. In our research, we found that the best juices are made from cold-pressed whole fruits and vegetables, have no added sugars, and adhere to your personal diet guidelines. Keeping these things in mind, here are 10 of our favorites juices for drinking to buy online. 
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  • Top 9 Best Sweet Japanese Sakes to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 9 Best Sweet Japanese Sakes to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Our editors and searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Kakaku.com) for the best sweet Japanese sakes. We then chose the 9 most popular products and tested them along with three sake specialists. We rated each sake's deliciousness by analyzing three factors: its level of sweetness, the strength of its aroma, and the strength of its flavor. We then compiled everything we learned into a buying guide about and list of the best sweet Japanese sakes available online.
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  • Top 43 Best Japanese Rice Crackers to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 43 Best Japanese Rice Crackers to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as Rakuten, Amazon, and Yahoo! Shopping) for the best senbei, or rice crackers. We then chose the 43 most popular products and tested them.We focused on three things: how rich their flavor was, how strong their fragrance was, and how hard they were in terms of texture. Our combined impressions averaged out to a final score of deliciousness. We then compiled everything we learned into a buying guide about and list of the best Japanese rice crackers available online.
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  • Top 44 Best Japanese Potato Chips to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 44 Best Japanese Potato Chips to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as Amazon, Rakuten, and Yahoo! Shopping) for the best potato chips. We then chose the 44 most popular products and tested them.We focused on three things: the strength of its flavor, the texture of the potato, and how hard it was. Then our testers combined their thoughts and scores into a collective overall score of deliciousness.
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  • Top 24 Best Japanese Yakiniku Sauces to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    Top 24 Best Japanese Yakiniku Sauces to Buy Online 2020 - Tried and True!

    At mybest, we gathered a group of culinary experts and taste-tested 24 yakiniku sauces to find the best ones out there. We graded them on not entirely based on their flavor, but how well they paired with different yakiniku meats: chicken, pork, and beef. We also considered their level of spice and thickness.Since the base of the sauce is what makes the flavor of the whole dish, we’ve separated our ranking into three categories: soy sauce-based yakiniku sauces, salt-based yakiniku sauces, and miso-based yakiniku sauces.Then, based on how they performed on our tests, we graded and ranked the top 24 Japanese yakiniku sauces available online.※Japanese prices for the products are given; they’ve merely been converted into USD for easy viewing.
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  • Top 10 Best Healthy Meal Replacement Shakes to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Healthy Meal Replacement Shakes to Buy Online 2020

    When you’re too busy to sit down and eat, a meal replacement shake can be a real lifesaver. That’s why we decided to look into the healthiest meal replacement shakes and figure out what you should look for.In our research, we found that the best shakes are made from mostly whole foods ingredients, feature a balanced macro- and micronutrient profile, and work with many of your dietary restrictions. Meal replacement shakes come either ready-made or in powder form, so we rounded up our favorites of each.
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  • Top 10 Best Healthy Honeys to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Healthy Honeys to Buy Online 2020

    Honey is a fantastic natural sweetener full of healthful benefits–if you know what to look for. We’ve put together this guide to help you figure out what makes a great healthy honey.In our research, we found that the best honeys are raw and unfiltered, contain nothing but pure honey, and are preferably organic. Honeys from different flowers (or a variety of flowers) can have different qualities, which might affect your choice. Keeping these things in mind, we handpicked a list of our 10 favorite healthy honeys available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Healthy Popcorns to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Healthy Popcorns to Buy Online 2020

    Even though popcorn is mostly air, many conventional options are full of fats, preservatives, and artificial flavors. That’s why we decided to look into healthier options.In our research, we found that the best popcorns contain only whole foods ingredients, have limited fat and sodium, and may be organic or gluten-free. Both pre-popped and microwave popcorns can be equally healthy. With these things in mind, we handpicked our favorite healthy popcorns available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Healthy Oatmeals to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Healthy Oatmeals to Buy Online 2020

    Oatmeal is normally thought of as a pretty healthy breakfast, but most pre-packaged oatmeals can be full of unnecessary sugars and artificial ingredients. That’s why we’ve decided to figure out what makes a great healthy oatmeal.In our research, we found that the best oatmeals often contain extra nutritional ingredients like nuts and seeds. And depending on your tastes and health preferences, you may want to look for oatmeals that are specifically gluten-free, rolled, or steel-cut. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve put together a list of our favorite healthy oatmeals available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Healthy Jellies to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Healthy Jellies to Buy Online 2020

    Breakfast is hardly complete without a large shmear of jelly, but most conventional jellies are full of preservative, stabilizers, and excessive sugars. That’s why we decided to figure out what makes a great healthy jelly.In our research, we found that the best jellies contain just fruit, sugar, and pectin, fit your macronutrient needs, and are non-GMO. They might not even be jellies at all but jams and preserves instead. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve come up a list of our favorite healthy jellies available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Healthy Chocolates to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Healthy Chocolates to Buy Online 2020

    Chocolate is often thought of as a guilty pleasure, but in fact, some chocolates can be outright good for you! To help you feel a little better about your cocoa addiction, we decided to look for the best healthy chocolates.In our research, we found that the best chocolates have less ingredients but more cocoa, are low in sugar, and fit your dietary restrictions. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve put together a list of our favorite healthy chocolates available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Healthy Breads to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Healthy Breads to Buy Online 2020

    While bread may have a bad reputation for causing weight gain, not all breads are bad for you. And to prove it, we’ve rounded up some of the healthiest breads available online.In our research, we found that the best healthy breads include only unprocessed, whole food ingredients and fit into your diet or lifestyle–whether that be vegan or keto, there’s a bread for everyone. Keeping these things in mind, here are some of our favorite healthy breads.
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  • Top 10 Best Healthy Jerkies to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Healthy Jerkies to Buy Online 2020

    When looking for a quick snack that’ll satiate your hunger, jerky is one of the best options available. Most conventional jerkies are full of chemicals, sugars, and fat, so we’ve looked into some healthier options.In our research, we found that the best healthy jerkies can be made from a variety of meats, contain just a few whole food ingredients, and have a balanced macronutrient profile. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve handpicked some of our favorite healthy jerkies available online.
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  • Top 10 Best Healthy Pancake Mixes to Buy Online 2020

    Top 10 Best Healthy Pancake Mixes to Buy Online 2020

    Nothing beats a stack of pancakes for breakfast, but traditional pancakes can be full of refined grains and artificial ingredients. That’s why we decided to look into healthy pancake mixes.While researching, we found that the best healthy pancake mixes use whole food ingredients and often incorporate grains other than just white wheat. Some mixes only require you to add water, while others take a bit more effort. In either case, the best pancake mix for you will cater to your macronutrient and dietary needs. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve picked our favorite healthy pancake mixes available online.
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