Taking Care of the Body & Soul

September 24, 2015

What is Saké ?

Saké is a Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice. A special type of rice is used, called huzō kōtekimai (saké rice). There are at least eighty types of saké rice. What makes the rice unique, is that the grain more hearty, contains less a smaller amount of protein and lipid, and has a greater starch component called shinpaku. The Japanese are known for their great state of health because of their diet. Saké is a staple beverage in Japan and also may have much to do with Japanese health and longevity.

 

What makes Saké good for you?

Several studies show that components from saké increase good cholesterol and improve blood circulation, which contributes to good heart health. In another study, it was found that there is a substance found in saké that encourages fat cells to absorb sugar in the blood, which helps lower blood sugar levels. Saké is very...

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