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The blue fish: beneficial and nutritional properties
Blue fish is rich in Omega 3, in addition to mineral salts including calcium, zinc, selenium, potassium, iodine and phosphorus, and vitamins, in particular vitamin A, vitamins of group B and vitamin D. poor instead of saturated fats, harmful to our health and that we find in foods such as sausages and meat. Therefore it is important for our health.
The main sources of Omega 3 belong to the marine environment: these are some types of fish, including salmon, tuna, cod, swordfish, anchovies, and generally all blue fish.
Beneficial and nutritional properties
Blue fish helps the cardiovascular system and reduces bad cholesterol: Omega 3s are essential for the health of the heart, arteries and the circulatory system in general. This is because, unlike saturated fats, the fatty acids of which the blue fish is composed do not obstruct the arteries thus counteracting the bad cholesterol (LDL) and triglycerides, avoiding the risk of thrombi and clots and keeping the blood flowing. The blue fish therefore also helps to prevent atherosclerosis, a chronic inflammation of the arteries caused by a high level of cholesterol in the blood, thus avoiding vascular damage.
Omega 3 are essential fatty acids that can also have a positive effect on the nervous system, the immune system, brain activity, mood, joints. They counteract inflammation and cellular aging, slowing the action of free radicals.
The good fats of oily fish also make it a low-calorie, dietetic food: it contains no more than 120 calories per 100 grams, except for the mackerel that contains 170, moreover these fatty acids do not turn into fat, thus helping to maintain the line. Blue fish is also an excellent substitute for meat and legumes as it is very rich in proteins.
People with diabetes should avoid simple sugars and limit saturated fat consumption a lot. Consuming blue fish regularly provides the body with the right amount of protein and good fats without risk to the health of the diabetic subject.
Blue fish is also important for bone health, it contains calcium and enhances its absorption thanks to vitamin D. For this reason it helps prevent osteoporosis, especially in pre and post menopause. A food to be taken in a constant and prolonged way to take advantage of all its benefits and have stronger bones.
Valuable ally of health, oily fish should never be lacking in our daily diet.
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