How Often Can I Eat Miso Soup? This is what the experts say

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  November 14, 2020

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Miso soup is incredibly popular in Japan and it is actually consumed at least once a day by a majority of the Japanese population.

It has been proven that miso can provide several health benefits, such as decreasing risk for certain cancers, improve digestion, and strengthen the immune system.

How often can I eat miso soup

How often can you eat miso soup?

Miso soup can be consumed every day, at least once a day, and it is actually highly recommended to do so because of the health benefits. However, it is very salty, so you need to keep that in mind. It also is high in vitamin K1, which can have a blood-thinning effect. If you are on blood-thinning medication, you should not eat miso soup as often.

Also read: does miso go bad or can you keep it for longer?

What is Miso?

Miso is a traditional Japanese thick paste condiment that is made from soybeans that have been fermented with salt and Aspergillus oryzae fungus (which is commonly used in fermentation processes).

It has a very salty and savory taste and it can vary in color.

Health Benefits of Eating Daily

Miso has been proven to improve digestion, strengthen your immune system, and protecr from radiation. It can also lower your risk of breast, colon, lung, and prostate cancer.

Also read: what can I substitute miso with when I don’t have any?

Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.