Healthy Fish – 11 great reasons to eat more!

April 4, 2016

Fish is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. Not only is it packed with protein and vitamin D, it’s the best source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are incredibly important for your body and brain.¹

Regular consumption of fish (1-3 times per week) may reduce the risk of many diseases, including childhood asthma, cardiovascular diseases, prostate cancer, dementia, diabetes, inflammatory conditions and other diseases typical of Western societies.²

Here are 11 health benefits of eating fish, supported by research:¹

  1. Fish is high in important nutrients that most people don’t get enough of
  2. Fish may lower your risk of heart attacks and strokes
  3. Fish contains nutrients that are crucial during development
  4. Fish may increase grey matter in the brain and protect it from age-related deterioration
  5. Fish may help prevent and treat depression, making you a happier person
  6. Fish is the only good dietary source of Vitamin D
  7. Fish consumption is linked to reduced risk of autoimmune diseases, including Type 1 diabetes
  8. Fish may help prevent asthma in children
  9. Fish may protect your vision in old age
  10. Fish may improve sleep quality
  11. Fish is delicious and easy to prepare

Visit Sushi Wawa and we’ll help you meet your weekly fish intake! You’ll be spoilt for choice with our amazing array of tasty and healthy fish options. Check out our menu here.

Sources:
¹ Authority Nutrition > “11 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Eating Fish”
² Better Health Channel > “Health benefits of eating fish”

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