Sushi is bursting with health benefits. The ingredients and the accompaniments are packed with powerful nutritional qualia.
Fish is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, which have well known brain and heart benefits. It can lower cholesterol levels and preven high blood pressure and hardening of the arteries. Sardines, mackerel, and salmon are all great choices for high levels of Omega 3.
Rice vinegar is antibacterial and is also believed to lower blood pressure.
Gari, or pickled ginger, is delicious, cleanses the palate and has nutrients which are effective in fighting off cold viruses.
Soy sauce is a great source of iron and protein. It also aids digestion, and is highly effective in killing infection-causing colon bacillus.
Nori, or dried seaweed boost the metabolism and is a also source of vitamins, minerals, and iodine.
Wasabi is hot and most enjoyed in small doses. It is antibacterial and loaded with vitamin C.
Green Tea tannins are great for the digestion, and have high levels of catechin antioxidants, and is believed to eliminate the vibrio bacterium, one of the leading causes of food poisoning.