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Sushi Health

How many calories in your Sushi?

The main ingredients of traditional Japanese sushi Raw fish and rice, are naturally low in fat, high in protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.

Your Sushi also teaches you the Western style sushi, which increasingly features non-traditional ingredients such as avocado, and cream cheese, blue cheese, foie gras...

Traditional sushi contains:

* Fats: Most seafood are naturally low in fat; and what fat is found in them is generally rich in unsaturated fat Omega-3. Since sushi is often served raw, no fat is introduced in its preparation.

* Proteins: Fish, seafood, egg, Parma ham and many other sushi fillings contain high levels of protein.

* Vitamins and Minerals: These are found in many of the vegetables used for sushi. For example, the gari and nori used to make sushi are both rich in nutrients. Other vegetables wrapped within the sushi also offer various degrees of nutritional value.

* Carbohydrates: These are found in the rice and the vegetables.

During the lessons, we usually use many non-fish options and try to teach you a healthy way of making good Sushi. Vegetarian Sushi is always available.

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