Being omnivores, someone who eats both vegetables and meat to fulfill their nutritional requirement, meat is one of the core ingredients for us towards better health. However, being Pakistanis we get lose on all the meaty products dipped in oil, fat and spices which instead of conferring health to our bodies start pushing it towards an unhealthy condition by making it prone to high weight and high fats disease like cholestrolemia, stroke, obesity, diabetes and much more. Scary, Yes? But glad that there is a natural solution to both preventing these diseases and fulfilling the meat requirement. And this miraculous replacement is Fish. Fish is a rich source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and of course nutritional value of meat itself.
Health Benefits of Eating Fish
Here is a list of 5 most common and attractive health benefits of eating fish that would make you replace your week’s meat requirement to fish meat:
- Weight loss:
It works as amazingly as the sound of this benefit feels like. Fish has been a core source in helping human kind lose weight since a very long time. It is a high protein and low fat meat that helps your tummy feel filled without letting you gain fat which is unlikely other meats which are high in protein but also high in fat. The fat content of the fish basically depends upon the way it is cooked so for the weight loss concern, no frying! Eat fish pouched, boiled or baked.
- Good for the heart:
The omega-3 fatty acids content of the fish is the core ingredient in helping maintaining the body’s blood pressure at low. Low blood pressure would ultimately prevent stressing the heart beyond its capacity and would keep it healthier for a longer period of time.
- Brain friendly:
Harvard School of Public Health showed via a research that those individuals who replaced their meat intake with fish meat intake twice a week waved off the possibility of getting dementia from them. Omega-3 fatty acid works wonder in maintaining good memory and boosting the brain cells. So fish helps in keeping both the heart and the brain sound.
- Perfect nourishment for the Skin, Hair and Nails:
Being the lady’s best friend, fish is a very rich source of pure protein and mind you our hair, skin and nails is all protein. The better your protein intake is the better would be your hair, skin and nails. So all the ladies, it is the key towards maintaining your youthfulness to the maximum.
- Shield against diseases:
Fish has been found to prevent early death due to multiple disease by 37% in individuals who replaced fish as their meat intake twice in a weak. Fish has been also found to prevent inflammation, cancer and arthritis which one of the leading bone problems in the females. Along this it is a perfect source of regulating blood pressure, prevent heart diseases, cholesterol deposition and Amnesia or old age memory loss.
So replace your meat with Fish today and feel the difference shortly because there is nothing more important than keeping yourself healthy.