What Is SushiIs it raw fish? The simple answer is NO!
The term for raw fish is sashimi and it's not the same as sushi. Sushi refers to foods that use rice seasoned with sweet rice vinegar. Sushi may have ingredients that include shellfish, cooked fish, meat, vegetables and yes... raw fish. However the main part of sushi is the Japanese rice. There are hundreds of kinds of sushi.
Health conscious individuals find sushi provides a nutritious meal without consuming excessive amounts of fat, cholesterol, sodium and calories! Compared with sandwiches from national fast food chains, sushi has less than half the calories and less than 20% of fat.