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Wasabi Research

Discover the latest scientific studies and fascinating facts about real wasabi. We've compiled an absolutely massive database of wasabi research.

As pioneers in growing and promoting authentic Wasabia japonica for over 15 years, we at Real Wasabi are passionate about wasabi education. Our goal is to separate fact from fiction when it comes to this Japanese superfood.

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Debunking Wasabi Myths

Many people don't realize that most wasabi served at sushi restaurants is not real. It's typically a mix of horseradish, mustard, and food coloring. True wasabi has a complex, nuanced flavor beyond just heat.

Our research is dedicated to busting myths and revealing fascinating truths about real wasabi.

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Wasabi Farming and Cultivation

Wasabi is notoriously challenging to grow. Our research covers traditional Japanese cultivation techniques, hydroponics, aquaponics, and more. We are pioneers in sustainably growing wasabi in America.

Get tips for growing wasabi yourself or learn about harvest and production. Our research covers it all.

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The Latest Wasabi Studies

New wasabi research is emerging all the time. Check our site regularly to stay up to date on the latest scientific studies and news about this incredible plant.

We compile a vast array of wasabi information from food technologies to nutritional science. Sign up for our newsletter!

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The Health Benefits of Wasabi

Modern scientific studies show that the isothiocyanates in wasabi offer significant health benefits, from potentially fighting cancer and reducing inflammation to antimicrobial properties. 

Real wasabi contains nutrients that support hair growth, brain health, cardiovascular function, and more. Our research compiles the latest findings.

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