We often hear that it is recommended to eat “salmon” because it contains omega-3 acids, which are essential fatty acids for the body. Helps reduce cholesterol levels and triglycerides in the blood Including benefits to the body in various aspects If we are going to eat salmon that provides nutritional value, we must choose the right source of salmon as well. Moreover, salmon is often a highly prized food. Therefore, eating salmon to supplement health is quite difficult for people with limited income.
However, there is also “Mackerel” as a food that I would like to recommend because in terms of nutritional value, especially Omega 3 and protein, it is higher than salmon in the same amount. Moreover, mackerel is cheaper. Therefore allowing us to eat mackerel more often.
The benefits of mackerel over salmon
- Mackerel and salmon are types of marine fish that are rich in omega-3. In 100 grams of mackerel, there are approximately 1,636 milligrams of omega-3, while 100 grams of salmon has approximately 1,000-1,700 milligrams of omega-3. It can be seen that mackerel has slightly more omega-3 than salmon. Mackerel has slightly higher levels of omega-3 EPA and DHA than salmon. These omega-3 EPA and DHA have many health benefits, such as reducing inflammation. Prevent heart and blood vessel disease Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, etc.
- Contains protein that is not allergic to salmon 100 grams each of mackerel and salmon provide approximately the same amount of protein. Protein is necessary for building and repairing various tissues in the body, but mackerel is cheaper. Therefore, we can eat mackerel more often for protein.
In addition, mackerel also contains vitamins and minerals that are important to the body, such as iron, calcium, phosphorus, vitamins B1, B2, essential fatty acids, and niacin. Even though they only have a small amount, they are important nutrients for the ยูฟ่าเบท body. Helps the body function fully. Nourish the nerves and brain