Fish and Nutrition

The Healthy Choice
Seafood is great source of protein and healthy omega 3 fatty acids. It is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, and contains many of the vitamins and minerals, which are essential for the proper functioning of our bodies-from vitamin B complex to zinc, and even calcium. Today experts in food nutrition widely promote that the inclusion of fish at least twice-weekly in a balanced diet can lead to significant and prolonged health benefits.
A brief overview is of the benefits of fish are shown below:

Vitamins and Minerals
  • Vitamin A: Helps maintain healthy skin and hair, maintains good vision, helps the immune system
  • Vitamin B6: Helps the body to efficiently use protein from the diet, aids normal brain function, and facilitates the formulation of red blood cells
  • Vitamin D: Helps the body to efficiently use energy supplies, and maintains normal functioning of the nervous system and digestive tract
  • Iron: Essential for healthy blood production and maintenance, and necessary for healthy growth, wound healing and proper functioning of the immune system
  • Zinc: Plays a role in taste and smell sensitivity

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