Soba Noodles and the Magic of Buckwheat

The Japanese have been eating buckwheat in the form of their delicious soba noodles for centuries, and have come to appreciate its healing power. In our modern, health-conscious world, the great health benefits of buckwheat have been scientifically confirmed. It is therefore that we are proud to offer you the valuable nutritional sensation that is soba in our Lynnwood Japanese restaurant.

Though buckwheat doesn’t tend to find many vehicles in American cuisine, it has been shown to reduce serum cholesterol, manage blood sugar, prevent cancer and just generally maintain good health. This is due to its truly unique composition of proteins, lipids, minerals, vitamins and nutrients. Among these are rutin, a powerful bioflavonoid that is not found in other cereal grains. Bioflavonoids, like those found in green tea and red wine, are powerful antioxidants that fight the free radicals that cause cancer, strokes, senility, and as much as 90% of other diseases. Japanese health experts recommend getting 30 mg of rutin per day, and with the 100 mg of rutin in a single serving of soba, you’ve got a friend in this classic Japanese noodle.