Prevention of heart attacks, strokes and senility
Natto has an Nattokinase in its sticky part. It is very powerful agent
that dissolves blood clots. Blood clots obstruct the flow of blood, leading
to heart attacks, strokes and senility among other diseases. Natto is very
rich in Vitamin K as well as Nattokinase that prevent or dissolve blood
clots. Nattokinase enzyme is sensitive to heat and loses its effectiveness
above 70ºC, eating raw natto gives the best protection. To get the
maximum blood-clot prevention benefits of natto, it should be eaten in
the evening, since the blood is more prone to clotting during sleep.
Prevention of osteoporosis
Natto has an unbelievably large amount of Vitamin K2. It acts a mediator
in that combination and synergy with VitaminD3. Vitamin K2 increase bone
formation enhances osteocalcin accumulation in cells and amplifies bone
Natto bacteria has an anti-bacterial effect on pathogens. Long time ago
when there were no antibiotics, natto was used as one kind ofmedicine against
the infection of dysentery, typhus and other intestinal disease in Japan.
Improvement in digestion and prevention of intestinal disorders
Most of the bacteria beneficial to the intestines are killed in the stomach
by the acid before they reach the intestines if taken orally. But natto
bacteria are able to survive the journey and reduce in the intestines where
they aid digestion. The dietary fibers also help getting rid of waste materials
Polyamine is an organic compound that synthesizes in cells. Lecithin is
found in high quality conscientious natural cosmetic products. It balances
fat and water in skin cells and on the skin surface. Natto is also rich
in Vitamin E, which is an anti-oxidant and it aids blood circulation in
the outside vessels which prevent skin damage, keeping you looking young
Prevention of cancer
According to some studies in the world, some ingredients in soybeans has
the anti-carcinogen effects for protest cancer, uterine cancer, kidney
and breast cancer. Soybeans contain Selenium that is an anti-cancer mineral.
And natto also contains edible fibers that cleanse the intestines and are
said to be effective in preventing large intestine cancer.