Why is Japan’s population so slender? Serious ‘eating education’

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Published on: January 14, 2015

CBC News / Danielle Nerman / 12 January 2015

In most Canadian schools, home economics class is an elective. In Japan, it’s mandatory for boys and girls from Grades 5 to 12. Tadaharu Minamino was the first male home economics teacher in Osaka Prefecture. He says making every student take the class has changed Japanese society, for the better.