Thursday, 23 February 2017

Reasons why Seafood should be part of your diet

Another day done & dinner's just hit the table. A whole fish, just for me? No doubt, the nutritional benefits are way too great for me to turn that down. A year ago, I wouldn't have given any kind of seafood my time of day; in fact I hated it all. Clearly, I didn't know what I was missing; they were moments of idiocy, damn those half-witted decisions. And breathe. Anyway, that's okay because now I just so happen to be seafood's number one fan.. no seriously! It's all thanks to my boyfriend who practically lives on seafood; the guy just can't get enough and now I can't either. Did you know that including just one portion of seafood in your weekly diet could halve the chances of suffering a heart attack?
They all contain; good ol' Omega 3 that helps with heart health. I know what you're thinking, 'Seafood contains cholesterol.' That's right it does but it's actually the foods like cheese, fast food and red meat (high in saturated fats) that increase levels of bad cholesterol if consumed uncontrollably. Have your fish with a big smile on your face because when it comes to cholesterol, seafood is just the tiniest piece of the iceberg. Forgetting the health reasons for just a moment, seafood is down-right delicious!


So the next time you walk past any type of fish, prawns, lobster etc in the supermarket, turn around and go pick some up. That's all you have to do because once it's in your home; you will want to cook it. Oh, one more thing; can I just point out that fresh prawns are high in Vitamin B12 (you need it for cell division) and a lot of us have very low levels of it; so I'd go purchase some prawns if were you.

That's all for now.
Nokhuthula xo
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