21 Of The Healthiest Fish You And I Should Eat More Often

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Fish has been an important source of protein for humans ever since the caveman days. Nutrients and minerals, especially omega 3 fatty acids, found in fish greatly improves brain development and reproduction. Did you know that fish contributes to the average lifespan of a human being? Just look at this chart. Japan and Iceland are 2 brilliant examples of countries where residents consume fish almost daily. Below are 21 of the healthiest fishes you can commonly find that you and I should consume more often.

Do take a look at these vitamains and minerals chart to further understand what they are good for.

  1. Anchovies
  2. A can of European anchovies in oil, drain of solids is :

    • a good source of Calcium, Iron and Phosphorus.
    • a very good source of Protein, Niacin and Selenium.

  3. Butterfish
  4. Butterfish cooked in dry heat is :

    • a good source of Niacin, Vitamin B12 and Phosphorus.
    • a very good source of Protein and Selenium.

  5. Catfish
  6. Farmed catfish cooked in dry heat is :

    • low in Sodium
    • a good source of Thiamin, Phosphorus and Selenium,
    • a very good source of Protein and Vitamin B12.

  7. Clam
  8. Clam cooked in moist heat is :

    • very low in Saturated Fat
    • a good source of Riboflavin, Niacin, Potassium and Zinc.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin C, Vitamin B12, Iron, Phosphorus, Copper, Manganese and Selenium.

  9. Crab
  10. Blue crab cooked in moist heat is :

    • low in Saturated Fat.
    • a good source of Niacin, Folate and Phosphorus.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Copper and Selenium.

  11. Crayfish
  12. Farmed crayfish cooked in moist heat is :

    • low in Saturated Fat.
    • a good source of Zinc and Manganese.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Copper and Selenium.

  13. Croaker
  14. Atlantic croaker breaded and fried is :

    • a good source of Vitamin B12.
    • a very good source of protein and selenium.

  15. Herring
  16. Atlantic herring cooked under dry heat is :

    • a good source of Phosphorus.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin B12 and Selenium.

  17. Mullet
  18. Mullet cooked in dry heat is :

    • low in Sodium.
    • a good source of Vitamin B6 and Phosphorus
    • a very good source of Protein, Niacin and Selenium.

  19. Oyster
  20. Raw farmed eastern oyster is :

    • a good source of Protein, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Niacin, Magnesium and Phosphorus.
    • a very good source of Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Manganese and Selenium.

  21. Ocean Perch
  22. Ocean perch cooked in dry heat is :

    • low in Saturated Fat.
    • a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12 and Calcium.
    • a very good source of Protein, Phosphorus and Selenium.

  23. Pollock
  24. Atlantic pollock cooked in dry heat is :

    • very low in Saturated Fat.
    • a good source of Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Magnesium and Potassium.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus and Selenium.

  25. Salmon
  26. Raw atlantic salmon is :

    • low in Sodium.
    • a good source of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Pantothenic Acid and Phosphorus.
    • a very good source of Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12 and Selenium.

  27. Sardine
  28. Atlantic sardine canned in oil, drained of solids with bone is :

    • a good source of Niacin and Calcium.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus and Selenium.

  29. Scallop
  30. Steamed bay and sea scallops are :

    • very low in Saturated Fat.
    • a good source of Vitamin B12, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc and Copper.
    • a very good source of Protein, Phosphorus and Selenium.

  31. Shrimp
  32. Shrimp cooked in moist heat is :

    • low in Saturated Fat.
    • a good source of Niacin, Iron, Phosphorus and Zinc.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin B12 and Selenium.

  33. Squid
  34. Fried squid is :

    • a good source of Riboflavin, Vitamin B12 and Phosphorus.
    • a very good source of Protein, Copper and Selenium.

  35. Tilapia
  36. Tilapia cooked in dry heat is :

    • low in Sodium.
    • a good source of Niacin and Phosphorus.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin B12 and Selenium.

  37. Trout
  38. Trout cooked in dry heat is :

    • low in Sodium.
    • a good source of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus and Selenium.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin B12 and Manganese.

  39. Whitefish
  40. Smoked whitefish is :

    • low in Saturated Fat.
    • a good source of Niacin, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Selenium.
    • a very good source of Protein and Vitamin B12.

  41. Whiting
  42. Whiting fish cooked in dry heat is :

    • low in Saturated Fat.
    • a good source of Potassium.
    • a very good source of Protein, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus and Selenium.
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2 thoughts on “21 Of The Healthiest Fish You And I Should Eat More Often”

  1. most fishes, if you look carefully above, have protein, vitamin B12 and selenium. Just cause it’s not local doesn’t make it less nutritious.

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