It is no wonder that Japanese have a healthy and long life with Sushi being their healthful food.
A "Royal" cheeseburger without french fries or drinks has 760 calories. But California Roll (kind of sushi roll) has only 255 calories and 7 grams of fat. A piece of Salmon Sushi Nagiri has only 50-56 calories.
Yo also have the option of making Sushi more healthy by swapping the white rice with brown rice. With brown rice, A California Roll will have only 177 calories. So why is Sushi so healthy? Its recipe contains avocado which is rich in folate and is also high in heart healthy fats. Fish is rich in omega-3, also has lean protein.
The other components in Sushi are Sesame seeds, Nori (a seaweed rich in Vitamin C). Now you know what to choose when there is an option between burgers and Sushi.