Mackerel is an oily fish. It has high amounts of omega-3s. These good fats reduce blood pressure and also decrease the levels of cholesterol in our body. Studies have shown that those who eat mackerel regularly have lower blood pressure and less cholesterol in their blood.
Indian mackerel offers a wide range of health benefits. It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids that improve cardiovascular health, reduce inflammation, and lower blood pressure. The omega-3s also improves brain function, memory, and mental health.
Health Benefits of Mackerel
- Good Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- Contains Significant Amounts of Vitamin B12
- Rich In Protein
- An Excellent Source of Selenium
- Improves Cardiovascular Health
- Improves Cognitive Function
- Reduces Triglyceride Levels
- Prevent Anemia
- Reduces Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
- Improves Cardio-metabolic Health of Children
Mackerel, the marine fish consists the macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients as listed below:
Calories and Macros
|Saturated Fat||3.3 gm|
|Monounsaturated Fat||5.5 gm|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||3.3 g|
|Omega-3 Fatty Acids||2670 mg|
|Omega-6 Fatty Acids||219 mg|
Nb: Mackerel contains 205 calories per 100 grams, which come from the fat content.
|Vitamin||Quantity (% D.V.)|
|Vitamin B12||145 %|
|Vitamin D||90 %|
|Vitamin B2||18 %|
|Vitamin B1||12 %|
|Vitamin B5||9 %|
|Vitamin E||8 %|
|Vitamin K||6 %|
|Vitamin A||3 %|
Nb : The % Daily Value (%D.V.) is the percentage of the Daily Value for each nutrient in a serving of the food. The Daily Values are reference amounts (expressed in grams, milligrams, or micro-grams) of nutrients to consume or not to exceed each day.https://www.fda.gov/food/new-nutrition-facts-label/lows-and-highs-percent-daily-value-new-nutrition-facts-label
|Mineral||Quantity (% D.V.)|
Mackerel contains a variety of minerals, especially a large measure of magnesium, phosphorus, and selenium.
Postscript @ DawnFish
At DawnFish, we sell a wide variety of fish and other seafood. You can order boneless cubes, slices, curry cuts and whole fish from us as per your requirements. Along with the usual sea fish, we also have prawns, crabs, squid and other oysters available. We sell daily caught fish of the highest quality.
Author : Deyennae
Founder : Bizaka
Co-founder : Webbazar, Zaka Coins, DawnFish