Sushi Rolls: Tasty and Healthy

Published: 06th June 2012
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Sushi Rolls makes up a wholesome diet. Only a portion of Sushi and a bowl of soup can fill the tummy of any person with a normal appetite. But, have you ever wondered if it is equally healthy too? Sushi is consumed in a form of rolls. A perfect combination of vinegar rice and a variety of fish (myriad raw fish) provides good quantity of protein. Rice of-course fills the meal with calories but most of those calories are the good kind. Sushi typically has very less fat content and is rich in fiber which also helps in better digestion and bowel movement.

Sushi is not another word for a rice and fish meal. You would be surprised to know the vegetarian and other non-vegetarian option to make and enjoy Sushi Rolls. Cucumber Sushi Rolls are a perfect example of a low-calorie, healthy, low in fat, high in Vitamin A and C, high in fiber, high in silica. This sounds like a perfect mix of compounds that can foster healthy skin too. Cucumber and Sea weeds tastes great together and sounds like an ideal vegetarian meal. Similar vegetarian Sushi Rolls can be made using avocado too. Avocado id delicious and at the same time provides nearly 20 different nutrients like fiber, Vitamin B6, C,E and K, Folic Acid, Potassium, Folate, Pantothenic Acid etc. A sushi roll made with avocado can actually meet many nutritional requirement of your body.

Sushi Rolls are a dish that can be made with great creativity. It is in-fact the best dish to experiment with. You can make it as tasty and as nutritious as you desire. Sushi is not particularly a fattening and high calorie food. If you are diet conscious, sushi will always be a part of your menu card. It is so easy and amazing to make variants in sushi roll that if you check each restaurant that has sushi on its menu card, it will have its own house rolls that will be native only to that restaurant.

Sushi irrespective of the ingredients used always remains low on calories and fat as its main ingredient is always steamed rice. Sushi is a low-calorie meal that fills up your tummy and at the same time provides the nutrients you need for good health. Fishes are particularly loaded with omegady’s high-3 fatty acid which is healthier as compared to saturated fat. Omega-3 fatty acids help to increase body’s high-density lipoproteins or HDL cholesterol which in-turn makes the low-density lipoproteins go down. It improves blood vessel wall and decreases the blood clotting and lowers blood pressure. It also keeps the blood glucose level low. While discussing about nutritional value of the ingredients of the sushi rolls we should not ignore the see-weed sheets that are used to wrap the rolls. These weeds contain many minerals like iodine which is very essential for proper hormone function in the body. It also contains magnesium, calcium, iron and antioxidants.

Sushi Roll is all in all a very healthy and nutritional dish.

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The SushiQuik Team

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