Fish is a high-protein and low-fat food, which is why it is considered to be one of the healthiest foods on Earth. Loaded with essential nutrients, such as proteins and vitamins, fish is also the best source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important to the human body and brain.

If you want to save your eyesight, cut down your risk of heart disease, enhance your brain power, have good skin, and improve your fertility without consuming too many calories, then you ought to add these healthy fishes to your diet –

Salmon

Salmon is a popular food around the world, even more so due to its health benefits. Salmon contains high protein, vitamins, and minerals. But the reason people consume Salmon is its high omega-3 fatty acid content, which is known to lower the risk of heart disease. Salmon can be cooked by baking, barbecuing, poaching, steaming or grilling.

Tuna

Canned tuna is packed with protein, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Niacin and vitamin B12. The fish tastes good and can be cooked into a variety of nutritious recipes. While you shouldn’t eat tuna every day owing to its mercury content, you can still safely enjoy tuna in a gap of two to three days.

Cod

Besides being an excellent low-calorie source of protein, Cod fish contains a high amount of essential minerals. A four-ounce serving of cod contains over 21 grams of protein, so if you’re on a diet, this fish is the food for you. Besides, Cod has also been shown to improve health conditions, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and Alzheimer’s disease. 

Sardines

Small in size, but high in protein content, a single serving of this fish contains around 23 grams of protein. Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, iron and potassium, sardines provide a range of health benefits including prevention of heart diseases and certain types of cancers, bone strengthening, building the immune system, insulin resistance, and rejuvenation of the skin.

Atlantic mackerel

Mackerel is one of the most widely consumed fish variety in India. Usually consumed as fry or curry, you can also bake, steam or grill Mackerels if you’re looking for a healthier alternative. Mackerels are a potent source of vitamin D, proteins, B vitamins, selenium, and omega-3 fatty acids. Eating Mackerels on a regular basis can protect you from developing cardiovascular disease, prostate cancer, age-related vision loss and dementia.

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Just like an apple a day keeps the doctor away, a fish every week can keep you healthy at your peak!

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