Fish as food
fish species used as food by humans
Many species of fish are eaten as food. The species of fish eaten for food include flounder, cod, catfish, pollock, tilapia, snapper and Atlantic salmon.Fish can be prepared in a number of ways (baking, frying, grilling, smoking or steaming.
Globally, fish and fish products provide a normal of about only about 34 calories per capita per day. Dietary contribution of fish is significant in terms of high-quality and easily digested animal proteins.
Eating oily fish having long chain omega-3 fatty acids can reduce inflammation and lower the risk for cardiovascular disease.
- ↑ "The June 2012 Update". Fish Base. Retrieved May 30, 2021.
- ↑ "The Omega-3 in Fish". Mayo Clinic. Retrieved May 30, 2021.
- ↑ Peterson, James and editors of Seafood Business (2009) Seafood Handbook: The Comprehensive Guide to Sourcing, Buying and Preparation John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 9780470404164.