What Japanese bento box culture taught me about healthy eating

Illustrations by Kaki Okumura

When you think of Japanese bento boxes, what do you imagine? In western media, it’s common to think that Japanese bento boxes are these beautiful, intricate, well-balanced meals for children and spouses, made by the “can-do-everything” perfect parent.

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Kaki Okumura

Kaki Okumura

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Born in Dallas, raised in New York and Tokyo. I care about helping others learn to live a better, healthier life. My site: www.kakikata.space 🌱