Seafood is the best natural source of Omega-3 fatty acids. Studies based on information supplied by the American Health Foundation indicates that regularly eating small amounts of Omega-3 fatty acids has a beneficial effect by reducing blood pressure and reducing the risk of heart disease.
According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, one serving of fatty fish per week can reduce the risk of cardiac arrest by 50 to 70 per cent.
Seafood is good for ALL of you
The role of proteins, minerals, vitamins and Omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood –
BrainReduces the risk of a stroke may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease may reduce the incidence of depression aids in infant neurodevelopment and the building of brain tissue
DigestionMay help relieve symptoms of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease
EyesContributes to vision development contributes to nerve growth in the retina may reduce symptoms of dry eye syndrome
HeartReduces the risk of cardiovascular disease decreases blood pressure slightly decreased risk of heart arrhythmiasDecreases heart triglyceride levels improves circulation increases HDL (good) Cholesterol
JointsMay help relieve symptoms and inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis
LungsMay help reduce symptoms of asthma and bronchitis and reduce the risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
MusclesHelps build muscles and tissue
Skin May help relieve symptoms of psoriasis and eczema. May also ease the effect of ageing and sun damage
Prawns and shrimp
Serving prawns or shrimp has become one of the most gourmet fashions. And, fortunately, apart from the seafood health benefits mentioned above which especially apply to prawns, they also are low in sodium.
People all around the world are viewing this delicious dish as the perfect healthy alternative.