lighter lunch option, you may want to think again. Turns out that Supermarket sushi is much more like typical fast food than you'd think, with a couple of California rolls packing as many calories and twice as much sugar as a Big Mac and French fries from McDonald's.If you're thinking of sushi as a
The culprit: All that deliciously seasoned white rice wrapped around the minuscule pieces of fish and vegetables.
"A typical sushi roll contains 290 to 350 calories and has the carbohydrate equivalent of two-and-a-half to four slices of bread," dietician Rachel Beller told The Daily Mail. "So a California roll equals two sandwiches filled with crab sticks, a sliver of avocado, and a tiny bit of veg."
Contrary to popular belief, the word "sushi" refers to the rice served with the (usually) raw fish, not the fish itself, which is considered more of a garnish. The rice is seasoned withRead More »from Sushi: Not that good for you after all?