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Health Benefits

Star of Life Modern science is revealing much about the many health benefits of a diet high in fish and seafood. Hundreds of studies have been conducted on fish and fish oils and their role in the prevention and/or treatment of disease in humans. These studies show that regular consumption of fish can reduce the risk of various diseases. Among the many research findings are the following:

  • Asthma: Children who eat fish may be less likely to develop asthma.
     
  • Brain and Eyes: Fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids can contribute to the health of brain tissue and the retina.
     
  • Dementia: Elderly people who eat fish or seafood at least once a week may have a lower risk of developing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
     
  • Depression: People who regularly eat fish have a lower incidence of depression, as depression is linked to low levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the brain.
     
  • Diabetes: Fish may help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar levels.
     
  • Eyesight: Breastfed babies of mothers who eat fish have better eyesight, perhaps due to the omega-3 fatty acids transmitted in breast milk.
     
  • Heart Disease: Eating fish every week reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke by lowering blood clots and inflammation, improving blood vessel elasticity, lowering blood pressure, lowering blood fats and boosting good cholesterol.
     
  • Inflammatory conditions: Regular fish consumption may relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and many autoimmune diseases.
     
  • Prematurity: Eating fish during pregnancy may help reduce the risk of delivering a premature baby.

You already know that swordfish and tuna are delicious. Now modern science is teaching us that these and other fish are an important factor in maintaining good health.

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