Healthy Japanese Breakfast! The Key To A Good Day And A Healthy Life!
Japanese people have a long life expectancy and their eating habits have often been pinpointed as one of the main reasons. Why not put the odds in your favor and start the day as a Japanese person would. Japanese breakfasts are typically healthy and well-balanced. Below is a recipe and an explanation of its health benefits.
What is a Typical Japanese Breakfast?
A typical Japanese breakfast is rice, miso soup, fermented soybeans (natto), grilled fish, some pickled vegetables and a small salad.
What are the health benefits?
Fermented foods such as natto, are high in probiotics and helps in having a good digestion.
Mozuku, a seaweed principally found in Okinawa, is what scientists believe may be one of the reasons Japanese live so long. (Follow the link below for more information on mozuku).
Green tea with its very high antioxidant content has cancer-fighting properties.
Simple recipe for Japanese breakfast food!
-Rice (preferably brown rice)
-Spinach & bacon
-Seaweed (dried is easier to find, but fresh is better)
1. Prepare the rice in a rice cooker
2. Follow the links below for the miso soup, grilled salmon, and spinach & bacon recipe.
- Lili Wanderlust
- I love traveling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.