Sushi: Dear heavens America, It’s not good for you.
I’d venture to say that Sushi is one of the most overlooked foods
in terms of calories and fat content.
It’s totally the cool thing to go get Sushi with your friends….
some sort of fattening mayo based sauce, avocado,
and an itsy bitsy teeny weenie piece of seafood.
order Sashimi/Rice free Sushi and you will thank me later.
Well, your ass will at least.
You’ll still live, I promise.
the equivalent carb content of two slices of bread.
(And that’s just one roll….who has ever ordered just one sushi
· The protein amount in sushi is very,
· It’s super duper salty.
Don’t get me wrong, I love me
But the amount of salt between the roll and the soy sauce you dip
it in will leave you feeling very bloated later.
and foremost, don’t order anything that says “Tempura,”
it’s a fancy word for fried.
I recommend Salmon Sashimi. It’s delicious!
for your roll to be rolled without the rice.
Teriyaki sauce and Japanese mayo’s
But Sushi does have health benefits,
if ordered properly!
Major palate cleanser. Ginger is known to stimulate
digestive juices and neutralize stomach acids. This is definitely a
plus when you ingest raw fish, as ginger may be responsible for blocking the body’s reflex to
vomit (hence why your mama gave you ginger ale when you were sick). It can also
lower cholesterol and limit blood clots.
The black layer that keeps sushi rolls together.
A.K.A dried seaweed, which contains a ton of health benefits:
High in calcium; vitamins A, E, C, and K; fiber; and protein.
For those who can handle the spice, wasabi is a healthy sushi condiment.
This hot green paste is Japanese horseradish
and is usually served alongside sashimi.
It’s a perfect combo because wasabi may help protect you from
food poisoning due to its antimicrobial
Mackerel sashimi is probably the healthiest
raw fish because it is packed
with omega-3 fatty acids and the
small size of the fish indicates that it’s low in mercury.
Best of all, it’s jam packed with protein.
There are 25 grams of protein in a
and only 160 calories!