FISH FOR HEALTH BENEFITS
Source: September 2009 Edition WartaPasar Fish, No. 73
Benefits of eating fish regularly can reduce a variety of diseases, among others:
Children who eat fish will decrease the risk of suffering from asthma.
Fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids that can contribute to the health of brain tissue and retina of the eye. Breastfed babies of mothers who eat fish have better eyesight caused by omega -3 fatty acids transmitted in breast milk.
3. HEART & STROKE
Eating fish every week reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke by reducing blood clotting and inflammation, improving blood vessel elasticity, lowering blood fats and increase good cholesterol. Hundreds of studies have been done on fish or fish oil and its role in the prevention or treatment of heart disease. Reviews contained dakam British Medical Journal recommends fish or taking fish oil supplements to prevent heart attacks, especially in people with vascular disease. Omega-3 is known to lower blood triglycerides and blood pressure, prevent clotting, anti-inflamsai and correct abnormal heart rtme.
Parents who eat fish or seafood at least once a week had a lower risk of development of dementia including Alzheimer's disease.
Eating fish may help regulate blood sugar levels in diabetics.
Regular fish consumption can alleviate symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and autoimmune diseases.
7. Born prematurely
Eating fish during pregnancy may reduce the risk of premature delivery.