Nutritional composition of sushi

The sushi is constituted as one of the most traditional, popular and well-known dishes of the Japanese cuisine. It consists of some rolls of seaweed with rice and raw fish, although instead of this last food it can also include cooked fish or seafood, seasoned tortilla, tofu or fresh vegetables.

The cuisine of Japan has an interesting variety of different types of sushis: makisushi (rice sushi, fish and other ingredients wrapped in nori seaweed leaves), hoso-makisushi (thin roll with one or two fillings), futo-maki sushi (contains a whole sheet of roasted seaweed), or temaki-sushi (hand-rolled rolls reminiscent of the typical ice cream cone), as well as nigiri-sushi, chirashi-sushi, inari-sushi and oshi-sushi.

It is a healthy product, made with 100% natural ingredients, generally low in fat and extremely rich in essential nutrients for our body.

Nutritional values ​​of sushi

Although each type of sushi has its own nutritional values, below we summarize the nutritional composition of 100 grams of traditional sushi.

However, we must bear in mind that depending on the main food contained in the sushi, its composition varies from a nutritional point of view:


323 kcal


16.7 g


53 g


17.5 g


4.2 g


88.3 mg



Vitamin A

83 μg


5 mg

Vitamin B2

0,03 mg


45 mg

Vitamin B3

0.4 mg


270 mg


380 mg

Regarding other essential nutrients, it is also extremely rich in omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.

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