A Healthy Fishy Story

Posted by Moiz Kazmi on

Who says there is something fishy in fish oils, shellfish, and other sea foods when it comes to health benefits? That is absolutely a fishy story.
Nowadays, people have come to realize the importance of sea foods in our diet. Researchers worldwide have discovered that eating fish regularly – one or two servings weekly – may reduce the risk of diseases ranging from childhood asthma to prostate cancer. Karachi, the harbour city, is flooded with seafood and its varieties, you can see the list of some of the best seafood eateries here.
Here’s why:
1. Fish is your heart's best friend!
Undeniably, fishes are exceptional low-fat food. The fats contained on fishes and fish oils are high in Omega-3 fatty acids. These are polyunsaturated fatty acids known to protect the body against heart diseases. These so called "good fats" also aids in lowering cholesterol, decreasing blood clotting factors, increasing beneficial relaxation in larger arteries and blood vessels, and decreasing inflammatory process in blood vessels.
2. Fights Arthritis
There have been clinical trials that have shown that one serving of fish two to three times a week can actually lessen arthritis symptoms by fighting inflammation, decreasing fatigue and reducing morning stiffness.
3. Strengthens Immune System
Studies showed that certain varieties of fishes and shellfishes have very high antioxidant E, aside from vitamins E, C, D, and A. These antioxidants boost the immune system and also lower the risk of heart disease by reducing buildup of plaque in coronary arteries.
4. For Healthy Mothers & To-Be-Born Kids
According to several researchers, the Omega-3 fatty acids found in different types of fishes and shellfish can be very vital during an unborn child's development in the womb. It greatly assists in neural development as well as eye development..
5. Reduces Depression
Omega-3 fatty acids can also ease the signs of depressions in patients who do not respond to typical anti-depressant medications.
6. Healthy Skins and Eyes
Different varieties of shellfish are rich in vitamins and mineral, aside from being very low in fat content. Hence, these guarantees healthy skin and promote good eyesight.
7. Keeps Asthma Away
Studies showed that children who were able to receive at least 300mg of fish oil a day had undergone noteworthy improvement of asthma symptoms. This is because fish oils aid in controlling food allergens and environmental allergens in the body.
8. Lowers Cancer Risk
The Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish are the essential components responsible for protection against cancer. In fact, there had been reports that people who eat fish regularly have low risks of cancers of the mouth, throat, stomach, colon, rectum, pancreas, lung, breast, and prostate.
9. Source of Vitamin D
Some careful studies reveal that fatty fishes are excellent sources of vitamin D. They said that a serving of fatty fish a day can provide 90% of today's recommended dietary requirement for vitamin D.
Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Acidity are also few of the diseases which can be cured by using fish in your meals. With all these viable health benefits of sea foods, no one can ever smell something fishy when eating fish and shellfish. Undeniably, sea foods are remarkable creatures marvelously made just for the health of it!
Order your favourite fish dish here, lots of saucy, fried, grilled and salad options here or just reserve a table at the nearest restaurant.

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