Fish is a low-fat high quality protein. Fish is filled with omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins such as D and B2 (riboflavin). Fish is rich in calcium and phosphorus and a great source of minerals, such as iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium.
The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least two times per week as part of a healthy diet. Fish is packed with protein, vitamins, and nutrients that can lower blood pressure and help reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Research has shown that eating fish regularly is beneficial to our bodies in many ways;
– Great for your heart
– Good for body joints
– Eating fish regularly helps to reduce risk of diseases ranging from childhood asthma to prostate cancer.
– The omega 3 fatty acids in fish may reduce the risk of many types of cancers by 30 to 50% especially Oral cavity, colon, breast cancer and prostate
– Keep the eyes bright and healthy. It also brightens your outlook
– Your skin looks great
– It boost your brainpower
– People who regularly eat fish have a lower incidence of depression
– Fish may help people with diabetes manager their blood sugar levels.
– Regular fish consumption may relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and autoimmune disease.
– Eating fish during pregnancy may help reduce the risk of delivering a premature baby
Healthy ways to enjoy fish include baked, poached, grilled and steams forms.
Some fish, such king mackerel, Shark,canned light tuna and Swordfish are consistently high in mercury, which can harm the nervous system of a fetus or young child. Our fish safety experts think that women who are pregnant, nursing, or may become pregnant should take special precautions.