Seafood is not only delicious, but it is good for you as well! Fish is one of the most diverse protein options you can cook with and is known for its many nutritional benefits in addition to its delightful flavor profiles. If you’re wondering how you can add more healthy options to your current diet, fish might just be the way to go! Here’s a breakdown of the health benefits of eating fish.
High in Nutrients
All types of fish are known to be a very good source of nutrients. Fatty fish, like salmon, tuna, herring, and trout are the best and most heart-healthy options. You’ll find them to be a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, minerals, and iodine.
High in Vitamins
Adding fish to your diet will help supplement a number of daily vitamins your body needs. This doesn’t mean that you can skip your daily vitamin pill, but if your current diet is deficient in certain vitamins, fish can help make up for what you’re missing. These include vitamin D, calcium, B2, iron, magnesium, zinc, and potassium.
Lowers Health Risks
If you have a family history of heart disease or are just trying to ensure that your diet is healthier and more well-balanced then fish could help you achieve your goals. Fish is known to lower the risks of heart attacks and strokes. It has also been known to help in slowing age-related brain deterioration.
Quality of Life
All the nutrients and vitamins found in fish are great for aiding in the development of muscles and the brain. Vitamin D, specifically can help improve sleep quality while omega-3 fatty acids assist with vision. Adding fish to your diet has also been linked to decreasing the effects of asthma and type 1 diabetes.
YOUR SEAFOOD DESTINATION THIS SUMMER
Costas Inn has been a Baltimore tradition since 1971. You may recognize our restaurant, which was recently featured on the Food Network with Michael Symon on Burgers, Brew, and ‘Que! We were also voted the 2015 #1 Baltimore Seafood Restaurant by USA Today, as well as #1 Crab Restaurant 2014 in the Baltimore Business Journal. You may have also spotted Costas Inn during one of our 9 appearances on the Today Show or heard one of our many interviews on WJZ TV Channel 13 with Ron Matz and Marty Bass.
You can enjoy our famous crab cakes in-house or order them online for anytime eating. We also provide some of the best seafood catering in the Baltimore area! You can also get your fill from Costas even when you’re not in our dining room: follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and YouTube!