Many people may have noticed that during the Japanese TV drama, the Japanese also had a pre-meal prayer ceremony like Christianity before eating. They often said a word “いただきます”, and the translation was: “I want to start.”
But in fact, this sentence is not for others to listen to. His real meaning is for the continuation of my life. I get their lives from animals and plants. This sentence is to thank the food for sacrificing oneself and letting humans live. .