• Japanese Cuisine

  • Japanese Cuisine

Many Japanese cuisine items can be made with lean proteins and lower-potassium vegetables. Watch out for miso-based dressings and soups because they are very high in sodium.

Healthier Choices

Vegetable rolls or fresh fish rolls

Seaweed salad, although this often contains soy sauce, which is high in sodium

Steamed or raw vegetable sides 

Entrées with lean proteins and vegetables that are included in your meal plan 

Rice bowl with fish, shrimp, chicken or lean beef

Ginger, wasabi and chili sauce 

Steamed brown or white rice 

Green tea — count in fluid allowance if limited

Choose Sparingly

Tempura and other battered, fried items 

Soy sauce, even reduced sodium versions, and other very high-sodium sauces

Miso or noodle soups – Very high in sodium 

Sushi rolls with avocado 

Breaded fried foods, including vegetables, appetizers and entrées

Nigiri or sashimi — raw fish not recommended

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