Sushi and Probiotics
Posted by adianutrition on March 8, 2012
I am Wen.
How many of you like sushi? I’m raising my hands, yes, both hands. I love sushi!!! Sushi is not cheap, but if we have dinner budget for $70 per person, we’d pick sushi over a steakhouse. That says how much we love sushi.
Now, I’m not talking about California rolls, Dragon rolls….I’m talking REAL authentic Japanese style sushi, the kind of sushi with a little hint of wasabi, soy sauce and maybe just a little bit of Ponzu sauce.
(Nigiri Sushi Platter - Sushi Shibucho, Costa Mesa, CA)
(Seared Toro – Sushi Murasaki, Santa Ana, CA)
What’s the connection here between sushi and probiotics? Unfortunately, sushi/raw fish contains worms and parasties that can get into your intestinal system and disturb to the healthy bacteria. So, I built up my own theory – take probiotics, replenish good bacteria, as soon as you eat sushi. I don’t have any scientific proof saying you should take probiotics after eating raw fish, but I feel safe knowing I put more good bacteria in my body.