Sushi: The Secret To Long Life


Sushi may hold the secret in having a long life, a new study has found.  The Japanese people have been fund to have one of the longest life expectancy, and this has baffled scientists. But a new study has found that their secret might be hidden in their diets.  Japanese food has been a favorite of some, and this secret to longevity might make them love this diet more. The study, published in the journal The BMJ, wanted to know the connected between the mortality of Japanese and their diets. “Life expectancy of the Japanese population has steadily increased over the past few decades and is currently among the longest in the world,” wrote the researchers.Like us on Facebook Japanese women, on average, is 87 last 2012.  This is a feat for some, but it is normal in Japan. Their long life might be credited to the implementation of a dietary guideline back in 2000. MIKI Yoshihito 6 Foods Skinny People Eat The guidelines include advice on how to have a proper meal and enjoying this as well.  It advised its citizens to: Eat enough rice and other cereals, combine vegetables, fruits, milk products, beans, and fish in the diet, avoid too much salt and fat, and to engage in physical activities. “Our findings suggest that balanced consumption of energy, grains, vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, eggs, soy products, dairy products, confectionaries, and alcoholic beverages can contribute to longevity by decreasing the risk of death, predominantly from cardiovascular disease, in the Japanese population,” wrote the researchers from the National Centre for Global Health and Medicine (NCGHM) in Japan. This diet has reduced mortality by as much as 15 percent! So what about sushi? Well, sushi is the perfect combination of all the dietary guidelines. It has enough rice, the right mix of vegetables and fruits, plus your protein source. But it doesn’t have to be sushi to have a long and healthy life.  Following their dietary guidelines is the secret here.  It just takes a little imagination to incorporate this into your life. Photo: MIKI Yoshihito, Ulbrecht Hopper