Soy sauce in the diet: can or cannot?

Today more and more people are showing interest in Oriental cuisine. From here came the popularity of soy sauce, which became increasingly appear on our table because of its unusual taste and low calorie. Introducing a concentrated product with many beneficial qualities, soy sauce is widely used for weight loss: it helps to diversify a limited diet, enhances and highlights the taste of the food.

Can I use soy sauce for weight loss

Most nutritionists will answer this question in the affirmative. Soy sauce contains just 50 calories per 100 grams.High content of trace elements and minerals, vitamins and essential (not contained in the body) amino acids which makes this product useful in a diet to lose weight, and for people who refused food of animal origin, vegetarians.

Soy sauce can be added to salads, porridge from cereals (mostly rice: white & brown), soups. The sauce is perfectly emphasizes the taste and aroma of all meals from lean meats and fish.

However, due to the very high salt content in the product (about 4 g per 100 ml of sauce), there are limitations on its daily consumption. According to most nutritionists, the best rule to maintain health and ensure a full body salt a day is recommended to drink no more than 1 tablespoon.Don't forget, excess salt retains fluid in the body that inhibits the process of fat digestion and leads to swelling.


An additional benefit

  • antioxidants, in large quantities contained in soy sauce, slow the aging process and also speed up the metabolism, which is especially important when losing weight;
  • the product has a calming effect, relieves headaches;
  • large amount of easily digestible vegetable protein improves the process of digestion;
  • the product has beneficial effects on the cardiac system, as a result it is recommended to use for people who have had a heart attack.

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