Walk into any poke bowl establishment and you’ll find lycra.
The Hawaiian staple sits somewhere between sashimi, ceviche and buddha bowls (basically a bunch of grains and veg thrown in a bowl). It’s got all the makings of a ‘fuel your body’ esque meal your HIIT class trainer wouldn’t pop a vein over.
Raw fish. Rice. Veggies. Other ancient things you can’t pronounce.
But are poke bowls actually healthy? Or are we all blissfully ignorant?
We asked nutritionists, Accredited Practising Dietitians and co-founders of The Biting Truth, Anna-Jane Debenham and Alexandra Parker to take us through each part of our poke bowls, and tell us grain by grain whether they’re actually as healthy as we think.
You’ll find their thoughts below. Read on… if you dare.