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Why You Need A Little Seafood in Your Diet

While most people may see seafood as just a delicacy, it is actually the kind of food you want to include in your diet for a healthy lifestyle! Here are a few health benefits of indulging in seafood:

Promotes a Healthy Heart

Most seafood is high in omega-3 fatty acids. If you haven’t heart of them before, omega-3 fatty acids are the types of fats that you don’t want to cut out of your diet like EPA, DHA, and ALA. Research has shown that omega-3’s can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular events from happening like strokes and heart attacks.

Provides Essential Nutrients and Vitamins

While each type of seafood is different in nutritional value, seafood in general is know for being a great source of essential vitamins and nutrients like Vitamin D, B, and B-Complex vitamins. These vitamins and nutrients are crucial in promoting good health and provides benefits like boosting your immune system, promoting healthy bone growth, boosting your metabolism, and influencing your energy production.

Promotes Healthy Skin and Eyes

Including seafood in your diet regularly can help your eyes and skin stay healthy. The omega-3 fatty acids in seafood can keep your eyes bright and healthy and reduce your risk of suffering from age-related macular degeneration, according to a study in the Ophthalmology & Visual Science Journal.

As for your skin, the omega-3s not only help reduce the prevalence of acne, it also preserves the moisture in your skin and protects your skin from harmful UV rays.

Improves Immune Function

Selenium, an antioxidant found in seafood, has been proven to improve the immune system. Studies have shown that this potent antioxidant by providing protection against certain pathogens and affecting aging immunity.

Provides Brain Benefits

If the previous information didn’t already show you the benefits of including seafood in your diet then this will! Research has shown that fats in seafood (omega-3’s) can lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, promotes brain growth in infants and children, and even fight against depression.

Doing something as simple as including seafood into your diet can provide you with a wide variety of health benefits that will help you on your journey to living a happy, healthy life! But it is important to remember that you should always talk to your doctor and understand your health state before making the decisions to include new things into your diet.

Knowing your health can help you choose what to do and what not to do for optimal health and in this case it can help you determine what types of seafood would be the best to include in your diet.

At Fibronostics, our passion for non-invasive digital diagnostics drives us towards creating solutions that allow you to monitor risk and detect disease, with the goal of eventually forgoing the traditional biopsies and scans currently common practice.

That’s why we developed the LiverFASt™ family of tests for monitoring risk and detecting disease in your liver – the largest organ in your body connected to many common health risks. Allow us to help you understand the health of your liver so that you can stay ahead of the silent killer of Liver Disease and live a happy, healthy life!

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