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Going to buy Fish? How to choose quality Fish?Just read and get tips!!!



You would hear that eating Fish is healthier than eating Mutton, beef, pork, chicken. Yes Its True..

Lets know about medicinal properties and benefits of Fish first.

In an average 18% of the total weight of fish is protein. Like other Proteins, Fish protein also
provides the required power to the human body, body's metabolism, necessary Amino acid and
increase the immune system.

A normal person required at least 1g protein per 1 kg of body weight and a growing child needs 1.4g.
 A pregnant women required additional 15g protein and feeding women required 25g additional
protein per day. Amino acids such as lysine and methionine is at a higher level in fish. Fishes are
 categorized based on its fat level. If the fat is less than 5%, then it is called as low fat fish else it is
called fatty fish.

Anchovy, Pomfret, Emperor Fish,etc. are low in fat. Seer , Dolphin, Sardines,etc. are fatty fish.

Fat in Fish can be digested easily. Unlike cholesterol, fat in fish will not make block in blood vessels
since fish are rich in amino acids. So recommended non veg for heart patient is only Fish.

Some medicinal properties of Fish

  1. Fish is a special non veg for healthy life. Having fish in the diet frequently can lead maintain the brain activity and avoids many syndromes.
  1. Omega 3 fatty acids in fish help children's brain development and better eyesight.

  2. Eating Fish will avoid the blood clots. So it reduces the heart disease and stroke. Also, it will elongate the Artery and avoids the blocks by cholesterol.

  3. Omega 3 fatty acids from the Fish will reduce the mouth, esophagus, colon, ovarian, breast and prostate cancer from 30% to 50%

  4. Calcium, Phosphorus and Magnesium minerals in Fish helps in bone growth, iron helps to increase RBC (Red Blood Cells), manganese, zinc and copper helps to increase the hormones, Iodine greatly helps to protect against disease Goiter

  5. Women’s can avoid premature birth during pregnancy by eating fish. It increases the milk and strengthen the bones.

  6. Eating fish reduces the risk of asthma in children.

  7. Omega-3 fatty acid in fish reduces stress for seniors.

  8. Habitation of eating fish will avoid bone weakness, scabies and the diseases which will be caused by the body resistance.

We can say n no of medicinal benefits by eating fish. Other than fish Shrimp,
Crab sea foods also having its own medicinal benefits.

Okay! Lets see how to check the quality of fish while buying..

Two methods are available.

One- By Tory meter

Second- By checking the color, smell, eye, Gill, condition

If it is quality Fish,

The body of the fish will look shiny like a mirror.

  1. The quality fish will have Marine algae smell.

  2. Eyes will be glowing and the eyes will be Cumulus.

  3. Gill should be in blood color.

  4. The fish's belly should not be swollen.

  5. If we press the fish with the finger, the muscle should be in stiffness

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