Fish is among the healthiest foods on the planet, and an important part of the Mediterranean diet.
#1 Fish is high in nutrients most people lack. *This includes fat-soluble, Vitamin D. Omega 3 fatty acids, which are important for optimum body and brain health, and are linked to reduced risk of diseases.
#2 Fish may lower your risk of heart attacks and stroke. * A common theme in the Mediterranean diet, fish is considered one of the healthiest foods you can eat for a healthy heart. Eating fish once or twice a week is recommended to obtain nutrients requirments, and reduce risk of heart attack or stroke.
#3 Fish contains nutrients Crucial during Development *Omega 3 fatty acid DHA is especially important in the development of the brain and eyes. It is recommended for expecting and nursing mothers.
*Fish has also been shown to protect from age-related deterioration, help prevent and treat depression, and reduced risk of auto-immune diseases like Type 1 diabetes.
I have only listed a few of the benefits. For a full list, check out the article below.