Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Health Benefits of Sushi


Eating Japanese sushi could give health benefits. The two main ingredients namely raw fish and rice are great source of high protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals and importantly has low fat content.

Such fat found in Japanese sushi is mostly unsaturated fat. An example is Omega-3, good for the heart.There is no fat introduced in sushi's preparation for it is served raw. The high levels of protein in Sushi are found in fillings.

These are fish, tofu, seafood, egg, and many others. The vegetables used for sushi are rich source of minerals and vitamins. And the rice and the vegetables used are sources of carbohydrates.