Flashback Friday: Is Miso Healthy? | Dr. Michael Greger | NutritionFacts.org

Miso is packed with sodium, which is linked to both stomach cancer and high blood pressure, so is it safe to consume?

[Prepare to be surprised!]

Doctor’s Note

Indeed, miso paste, a whole soy food, can be used as a “green light” source of saltiness when cooking. That’s why I use it in my pesto recipe in How Not to Die. It can help you in Shaking the Salt Habit.

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The original video aired on February 15th 2017

Source: https://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-miso-healthy/