if you have not tried sushi yet and you are looking for a good reason to do so, here are the top reasons why you should eat it today!
High Nutritional Value
Sushi isn’t popular in Japan only for its taste. Its high nutritional value is the top reason why Japanese love it. It is full of omega-3 fatty acids which is good for neurological and cardiovascular health. It lowers cholesterol levels and prevents high blood pressure.
Sushi didn’t get its name for raw-fish. This term is actually used for a rich mixture of vinegar and rice. Vinegar itself is derived from rice. This vinegar has powerful antibacterial effects. It is also believed to lower blood pressure.
Fight Off Cold Viruses
Sushi is a perfect food in winter season because its comes with gari which is highly effective in fighting off cold viruses. This simply means that if you get a runny nose as soon as winter season begins, eat sushi with gari and it will boost your immune system against cold viruses.
*Gari (ガリ?) is a type of tsukemono (pickled vegetables). It is sweet, thinly sliced young ginger that has been marinated in a solution of sugar and vinegar