12 tips to eat sushi the best way

Sushi is a low-fat meal. But if you’re not eating it the right way or you are on a diet, it’s not low-fat at all. Here you have some tips to maximize the benefits of eating sushi.

  1. Start with a miso soup, will help fill you at just 75 calories a cup.
  2. Ask for brown rice instead white rice, high content of fiber which has more fiber which is important for maintaining healthy digestion and will keep you fuller for longer.
  3. Order items that have been steamed or grilled.
  4. Eat the pickled ginger, helps to boost the immune system as an effective antimicrobial and antiviral agent that helps with digestion and cleanses your palate between pieces of sushi.
  5. Choose fish rich in omega-3 such as salmon and tuna. They are high in protein and vitamin D.
  6. Make it spicy with Wasabi, a green paste made of Japanese horseradish for mixing with soy sauce for added taste, which is packed with antioxidants.
  7. Opt for veggies, incorporating “veggie rolls” into your Japanese meal or any vegetarian choice with ingredients like cucumbers, avocado and sea vegetables. Will provide some nutrients such as vitamin K, magnesium, and folate.
  8. Avoid tempura or crunchy rols, which are deep fried.
  9. Skip the mayonnaise and cream cheese fillings.
  10. Eat with chopsticks to slow down and enjoy each bite.
  11. Dip the fish, not the rice, to reduce salt from soya sauce.In this case you have better choose sashimi overmaki.
  12. Try soba noodles, made from whole grain buckwheat for more fiber and an alternative to white rice.

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