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Benefits of sea bream

 Benefits of sea bream

 Sea bream is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acid, and protein, and it should be noted that it is classified among semi-fatty fish, as the highest percentage of fats in it is due to monounsaturated fatty acids, such as oleic acid. Which constitutes approximately 76% of these fats, followed by polyunsaturated fatty acids, and saturated fats.

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General benefits of fish

 Fish is an important part of a healthy and balanced diet, because it contains many nutrients, including the following:

 A good source of long-chain fats: Seafood is an essential source of omega-3 fatty acids, both DHA and EPA, which are important for heart health. The rate of platelet aggregation in the arteries, and can also contribute to promoting the healthy growth of the fetus as it takes it from the mother during pregnancy or from her milk during lactation if you eat the right type of fish, as Docosahexaenoic acid is an essential component in the nervous system, and therefore it is important for the growth of The brain and nerves of children.

 Rich source of vitamin D: Fatty fish and its products are an excellent source of vitamin D and one of the best sources to get this vitamin, which affects the body as a steroid hormone, and it should be noted that both salmon and herring contain the highest percentage of vitamin D.

 A good source of high-quality protein: Seafood contains a high percentage of protein and a low percentage of saturated fats. Examples include; Salmon, trout, sardines, anchovies, black cod, and herring, and it should be noted that high-quality protein provides the body with energy, helps the immune system to perform its functions efficiently, contributes to promoting the health of the heart, respiratory system, and helps increase the speed of recovery after Exercising, in addition to being an important factor for the growth of children, and maintaining health with age.

Recommended amounts to eat

  Of fish The American Heart Association (English: American Heart Association) recommends consuming at least two servings per week of cooked fish, especially oily fish, each serving weighing 99 grams, and the American nutritional recommendations advise pregnant women to consume two to three servings weighing approximately 227 to 340 grams Low-mercury types of seafood, and children at the age of two years are recommended to eat one portion weighing 28 grams, and this portion increases to 113 grams at the age of 11 years.

Disadvantages of eating fish

 There are some health precautions in which it is advised to beware of eating fish and some types, including the following:

 Damages associated with the consumption of fish high in mercury: The consumption of fish that contains a high percentage of mercury should be avoided, especially by some groups such as pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, women planning pregnancy, and children up to 6 years old, as it may affect the nervous system, and cause a feeling of tingling. In the fingers, toes, and lips, and delays the ability to walk and speak in children, it also causes pain in the muscles and joints, and increases the risk of heart attack. Among these fish high in mercury; Sharks, swordfish, marlin, rays, ling, orange roughy and southern bluefin tuna.

 People with fish allergies: People with this allergy are advised to avoid consuming fish and products that contain it, as the immune system responds abnormally in this case when consuming fin fish such as tuna, halibut, and salmon, which is one of the uncommon types of allergies that affects women more than men. , and in adults more than in children, and it should be noted that it often occurs in early childhood, and unlike milk and egg allergies, fish allergy may continue to advanced age stages, and its symptoms range from simple to severe in the form of a rash, and symptoms in the respiratory system. , digestive upset, and allergic shock, in which emergency review is required.

 An overview of the sea bream

Sea bream is widely used in the Mediterranean basin, and is also found in abundance on the coasts of the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from Britain to Senegal, but it is rarely found in the Black Sea. It turns white when cooked, and its texture becomes soft and firm and tastes sweet. Its length ranges from about 25 to 36 centimeters, and its weight is between 0.56 to 2.7 kilograms.