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10 Reasons to Eat More Fish

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With so many great reasons to eat fish, its a wonder we don’t all cook it more often. But perhaps it isn’t as simple as we think. Many people shy away from fish because they don’t know how to prepare fish , let alone cook it. If this is your perception, than I’ve got great news or you. Learning to cook fish is not as difficult as you might think!

On our Fish cookery class a few simple steps will show you how to look out for good fish, how to clean it; followed by some easy recipes to create some great tasty fish dishes. The simplicity of the recipes could fool you, but wait till you taste, you’re in for treat.

Click here for more information on our Introduction to Fish Class or try out our Fantastic Fish Class!

Here are 10 reasons to eat more fish!

  1. It’s an excellent low fat food packed with essential fatty acids that are great for the brain.
  2. It’s a great protein, and one that is easily digested, better than chicken or red meat meat.
  3. It’s very high in other vitamins and minerals as well as protein, like iodine, magnesium, phosphorous , vitamin A & D
  4. It’s brilliant for pregnant women, very high in many key minerals for the unborn baby, providing lots of key nutrients a baby needs to develop a strong healthy brain, good eye function,tuna, mackerel and sardines are great for lactating women.
  5. Eating fish is also known to reduce your chances of stoke and heart attacks. The omega 3 fatty acid helps to strengthen the cellular membranes against attack.
  6. Like aspirin it keeps the blood platelets from clumping, thus preventing clots.
  7. Fish such as salmon, mackerel,herring, sardines, albacore tuna is excellent for reducing joint inflammation, as they are high in omega 3 oils.
  8. It’s very good at lowering blood cholesterol levels.
  9. Eating at least 2 portions of fish per week is very good for the management of diabetics as it controls blood sugar levels.
  10. It is high in omega 3 which could help to prevent altzheimers diseases.

Click here for our Fragarant Fish Salad or here fore our Cod in Tamarind Sauce

Written by Kumud Gandhi Founder of The Cooking Academy, writer, and broadcaster.

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