At Dami Korean Fusion, we believe wholeheartedly that food is medicine. Eating certain foods can boost your health, and in traditional Korean medicine, medicine is used only after food has failed. While you can go to the store and buy a can of miso soup, we highly recommend going to your local sushi restaurant. Authentic sushi and side dishes are going to help you reap the best benefits!
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Here are some of the health benefits of miso soup.
Probiotics aid digestion and the fermentation process introduces healthy bugs that are probiotic in nature. Miso is made from soybeans that have been fermented in the fungal culture called koji, but can also be fermented using Bacillus. This healthy bacteria can be healthy for the gut and digestive tract, and guard against gastric ulcers. It’s important that miso is added at the very end of cooking because high cooking temperatures can kill the probiotics, which can destroy the food’s benefits.
A study published The Journal of Toxicologic Pathology showed that the longer miso was fermented (180 days, at least), the better it increased survival rates after undergoing radiation after cancer. It protected against radiation, tumor growth, and hypertension when subjects had a steady diet of miso prior to radiation exposure.
Lower Salt Intake
Miso, while high in sodium, has so much flavor in it that people who use it instead of salt can use quantities that actually have lower sodium counts. The umami flavors are meaty, salty, savory, and satisfying, so it goes perfectly with a number of other foods. Cutting back on salt and substituting miso can help those who are trying to lower their salt intake. This is excellent news for those who have hypertension (high blood pressure) and other heart issues!
Rich in Nutrients
Miso has a number of beneficial nutrients, including protein, fiber, carbohydrates, copper, manganese, vitamin K, zinc, phosphorus, and choline. Phytonutrients, also known as antinutrients, have been shown to fight disease and reduce your risk of having a heart attack. Additionally, miso has properties that lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels, reducing your risk to heart disease.
Now that you know some of the benefits of miso, it’s time to visit Dami Korean Fusion to enjoy a hearty bowl of miso soup! When served with our top rated Asian food, including authentic sushi and Korean BBQ, it’s not only a tasty complement, but a healthy addition to these foods! To visit your local sushi restaurant in Dallas, find us at 17421 Preston Road. For reservations or to inquire about catering, contact us today! We look forward to seeing you.