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Health benefits of seafood


Many people think that the number of people suffering from cancer in Asia, especially in Japan but it is not a coincidence. Many professionals consider the nutrition to be the main reason for this, having especially one part of the diet of Asian people in mind, and that is fish. This makes seafood very important item and we should include as much fish as we can in our diet. Since fish has high levels of minerals, good fats and vitamins, people have turned to seafood today. More and more seafood is coming into the eating habits outside Asia, and since the fish has numerous positive effects on our body, we should not see this as strange. We can only wonder why this hasn't happened earlier.


One of the benefits is the effect of seafood on the arthritis. Many studies were performed and many have come to the conclusion that if you eat seafood at least two times per week, it can decrease morning stiffness, fatigue and problems with inflammation. Because of this, arthritis problems may be reduced.

Next benefit is the effect on the heart, because fish are an excellent source of good fats and they are also low in fat. This makes them very friendly on the heart and reduces the chances of heart problems and blood clotting factors at the same time lowering cholesterol, decreasing blood vessels inflammation and producing relaxation of the blood vessels and arteries, which is a good thing.

Depression problems can be reduced because of the omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood. Also, seafood has vitamins A, C, D, and E along with antioxidant, which is something best found in shellfish. Because of these items, seafood reduces the chance of heart disease and strengthens the immune system, while due to the minerals and vitamins, shellfish produces a beneficial effect on the human eyes and skin.

We have mentioned omega-3 fatty acids, which are also good in fighting cancer. Cancer of the throat, rectum, mouth, lung, stomach, breast, colon, prostate and pancreas may be avoided by the consumption of fish.

Eating fish can be very beneficial on the bearing children. Because of this, pregnant women should include in their diet as much fish as possible. Eating 300 mg of fish during one day can decrease the problems caused by asthma among children. Since seafood has omega-3 acids, and they are good for the mental part of our lives, the seafood can be excellent for those with conditions such as Alzheimer's disease. Also, these good fatty acids are high in vitamin D, which helps our bones by making them stronger. Since studies show that people usually suffer from lack of vitamin D and seafood is filled with this vitamin, we can strongly advise this way of vitamin D intake.     

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