Surprising Health Facts About Sushi

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Fish, which forms the basis for many types of sushi, is a great source of high quality protein that is low in saturated fats. Other key ingredients used to make sushi, including other types seafood, tofu, eggs, and even nori (the flattened seaweed used to wrap sushi) also pack a powerful protein punch.

Imitation meats, such as mock crab or surimi, tend to have lower levels of protein.