The health benefits of sushi (1/8)

High in omega-3 fatty acids, sushi is part of a Japanese diet that's said to increase life expectancy


The Japanese diet

Sushi is not only delicious, but it’s also very good for you. It is a wonderful bonus to be able to eat the food you love without paying the price for your indulgence. Great claims have been made for the health benefits of the typical Japanese diet of fish and rice. For example, average life expectancy for both women and men in Japan is one of the highest in the world.

Here are seven sushi ingredients that can help boost your health.

    1   ...   >>    

Related content:

  • Sushi Roll Rice SaladSushi Roll Rice Salad This is a great pre-workout meal that is easy to prepare. A salad version of a deconstructed sushi roll, this dish is quickly assembled with leftover brown rice and highlighted with avocados. Posted in
  • 12 unhealthy health foods12 unhealthy health foods The label may say diet or low fat, but are your favourite healthy grocery store picks really good for you? Best Health rounded up 12 unhealthy health foods to keep out of your shopping cart Posted in Healthy Eating
  • Braised whole sea bass with chermoulaBraised whole sea bass with chermoula Sea bass makes an impressive meal, and its delicious flesh is moist, tender and sweet. Here it's stuffed with an exotic Moroccan-style fresh herb and spice mixture called chermoula, then […] Posted in

Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy


Pure-ology genius for colour-treated hair

Recently I attended a press event that introduced beauty editors to Pureology, a vegan and sulfate-free (sulfate is apparently the enemy of colour-treated hair) salon line of hair products, designed to help colour last longer with an ‘anti-fade complex.’ There are several ‘systems’ to choose from depending on the condition of your hair and hair […]


Mediterranean chicken with olives

This is a dish of bright, vivid colour and bold flavours. Onions, tomatoes and red peppers make a chunky vegetable sauce for chicken pieces, with spicy chorizo sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, rosemary and olives adding tastes of the Mediterranean. Serve with crusty bread so you don’t waste any of the delicious juices.


How hot yoga helps my running

I love to run’but sometimes, my body protests, especially as I increase my mileage. My personal issue is with my hip flexors and the other muscles in the area’after a 12 km run the weekend before last, for instance, the area all around my left hip tightened up so much that I was limping the […]

herbed french toast with mushrooms

Herbed French Toast with Mushrooms

Give breakfast or brunch a new twist with this savoury version of French toast. Triangles of bread are dipped into a fresh herb and egg mixture, then fried until crisp and golden. Serve herbed French toast with mushrooms and lean bacon.