Sushi nutrition is a question that is on a lot of peoples minds. But is it actually one of the healthiest and most nutritional foods available today? Is Sushi Healthy? Really?
I'm not sure. Yet. But we will find out.
I do know that great claims have been made as to the health benefits of the typical Japanese diet of Fish, Rice and Vegetables. All of which are present in most types of sushi.
And as a matter of fact, the average life expectancy of both men and women in Japan are the highest of any people in the world. And the obesity rate is 3.2%; about 10 times LESS than it is here in the United States.
How's that for a track record?
For a run down of some of the health benefits of common sushi ingredients visit our Health Benefits of Sushi page. We'll dig deeper into nitty gritty of some of the most commonly used sushi items.
If you are more interested in the calorie content of different types of sushi, visit our Calories in Sushi page.
If you are not interested in either of the above, and just want to know what kind of "dirt" we could dig up on the supposed "healthiness" of eating sushi, see below for some sushi nutrition bustin' facts.
In general, sushi should be pretty healthy. But there are certain things to watch out for as in most everything else you can eat. Here's a list of a few things to keep an eye out for.
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