Health Benefits of Seafood

1.Good for depression

Most people suffer from depression due to chronic stress. Intake of seafood can reduce the signs of depression to an extent. As seafood increases the DHA level of the body, it reduces the level of depression. Seafood intake protects against chronic depression.

2.Improves eye vision

Oil rich seafood have more omega 3 fatty acids. Intake of oil rich seafood in the diet is good for eye vision. Shellfish is rich in vitamin A, which enhances the vision. Regular intake of seafood also helps in the condition of age macular degeneration.

3.Helps in asthma

It has been proved that having fish on a regular basis helps to protect the lungs. That in turn helps to cure asthma. People who eat seafood regularly are less likely to get asthmatic attacks. Therefore, intake of seafood is good for people suffering from asthma.

4.Helps to maintain skin

Fish oil and fish is rich in omega 3 fatty acids and protein. Natural protein help to slow down the process of aging in women. It also helps in the process of collagen production. Omega 3 fatty acids help to maintain a younger looking skin. Include different types of seafood into the daily diet to maintain a glowing and healthy skin.

5.Maintains heart health

As seafood is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, it helps to prevent the risk of heart diseases. Intake of seafood reduces the bad cholesterol level of the body, which is good for the heart. Consume seafood at least twice a week.

6.Good for anemia

Seafood is rich in iron and zinc, which is good for the problem of anemia. Intake of seafood helps to increase the hemoglobin level of the body. It is also rich in zinc, which is good for the health of the hair.

7.Maintains bones

Seafood is rich in calcium, which is good for the health of bones. In fact, intake of seafood in diet help to relieve joint pain related problems of arthritis in women.

 

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