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UPDATE: This story was originally published on January 17.
Like salads, sushi is one of those deceiving eats that sounds healthy, but can easily wind up containing more calories than a Quarter Pounder with cheese. Devouring half a platter of nori rolls with your pals is tempting, but the aftereffects? So not worth it. That's why we tapped eight excellent, local sushi spots for tips on what to order when you're bellying up to the bar — and looking for a yummy, feel-good meal.
Because being healthy isn't just about counting calories (sayonara, mayo!). The benefits that come from consuming delicious and nutritious ingredients are undeniable. Try swapping rice for quinoa at SUSHISAMBA for a gluten-free, protein-packed punch. Or, skip carbs all together with Shaw's Cucumber Niji (rainbow) roll, an antioxidant-laden, omega-3-fatty-acid dream come true. But don't worry — we're not here to spoil your dinner. Just consider this an insurance policy to help you avoid any errant winter flab.