Start gaining increased financial and physical health benefits by adding fish to the menu!
It is no surprise that some of us are still suffering the effects of many hefty holiday meals. Plenty of our new year resolutions will revolve around living a healthier lifestyle. One powerful way to kickstart smarter eating habits is by simply adding fish to your diet.
Eating fish helps us consume many of the incredibly important nutrients our body’s need. Feeding you & your family fish is an effective way to improve your health while saving money on vitamin supplements. Different fish like trout, salmon, tuna and mackerel are considered one of the healthiest foods in the world. Below we’ve listed 3 main reasons why & how to integrate fish into your weekly meal plan below…
While fish is low in “bad” fat it is full of Omega-3 fatty acids, a type of “good” fat that contributes to proper growth & development. Our bodies do not produce it on their own so we must get them through the food we eat.
2. HEART, MUSCLE & VISION STRENGTH
When we eat fish it helps us maintain a healthy heart by reducing blood pressure levels in people with high blood pressure.
It can also assist in preventing inflammation and reduce the risk of arthritis. This may also improve symptoms in people with inflammatory conditions.
Another benefit and health boost comes from fish nutrients being linked to helping and preventing macular degeneration, which can cause vision impairment and blindness.
3. ECONOMICAL & CONVENIENT
Fish is rich in calcium and phosphorus and a great source of minerals, such as iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium. Eating fish lets you save money by naturally absorbing the expensive assortment of bottled vitamins you would otherwise had to add to your budget to buy.
It is an extremely versatile and easy to cook. It can be steamed, sautéed, smoked, grilled, baked or poached. Try having fresh fish in tacos or in a tomato stew as a healthy alternative to red meat.
You can start reaping the benefits of fish as part of a nutritious diet by incorporating it at least 1-2 times a week is recommended. Redland Market Village makes it easy to add fish to your diet with a growing menu of seafood to choose from. Choose from a large variety of fish that is guaranteed fresh as we’ve caught it ourselves.
Our Indoor Fish Market even promises to seek out specific requests to help you make the healthiest of choices. Come see us this weekend and find out why we’re the best Farmers market Miami has to offer!