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Sushi is not only delicious, it's also very good for you.
It is a wonderful bouns to be able to eat the food you love without paying the price for your indulgence. Great claims have been made for the health benefits of the typical japanese diet of fish and rice. For example, average life expectancy for both women and men in Japan is among the highest in the world.

Raw fish is a very good source of omega-3 fatty acids, This helps boost the immune system, reduce blood cholesterol levels and protect arteries. Eating sushi two or three times a week should significantly reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease.
Studies have shown that consumption of these "good fats," which are essential to effective brain function, reduces the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease by 60%. Their beneficial effects on mood and emotional well-being are also well documented.

Avocado is the key ingredient of maki. It is rich in minerals, vitamin E and unsaturated fats
It provides protection against aging, cardiovascular disease and some types of cancer.
Miso soup is the Japanese equivalent of our morning coffee.
This stimulant, which has no side effects, is an excellent source of protein, antioxidants, iron, zinc and B-complex vitamins.
This fermented soybean paste is a recognized healing agent. Besides promoting good digestion, it reportedly helps stimulate intestinal flora and relieve symptoms of menopause.
More than half of the world's population lives on rice. Rice is an execellent source of carbohydrates and protein, it is gluten-free sothis also suitable for those with wheat allergies.
Like rice vinegar, ginger is an effective natural antiseptic. It aids digestion as well as boosting the immune system and helping the body to fight.
Rice vinegar has amazing antibacterial properties, which have long been used to preserve food. It gently aids digestion while also lowering the risk of high blood pressure and working as a mild pick-me-up. In its diluted form it also works as an effective skin conditioner.
Soy sauce
This is made from fermented soybeans, which are high in protein magnesium, potassium, and iron. Soy products contain phytoestrogens, which have been successfully used to treat problems associated with menopause. A reduced sodium variety is now available. Tamari, which does not contain wheat, is a good alternative for those with wheat allergies.
Seaweed may be considered an unusual food by some, but it is highly nutritious. It contains protein, minerals- especially iodine- and is rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, niacin, and C. It helps prevent cholesterol deposits from building up in the blood vessels. The darker the nori, the higher the quality.
Rich in vitamin C, wasabi stimulates the production of saliva and aids digestion.
It has powerful antibacterial properties and is mildly antiseptic.