Benefits of Eating Seafood Food

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Benefits of Eating Seafood Food

Seafood is known to be high in protein and rich in omega-3. This content makes seafood have many health benefits, such as maintaining heart health or uterine health. However, you need to be careful when choosing seafood because some of them, such as shrimp, have high cholesterol, so they need to be limited. To enjoy seafood, we usually go to a restaurant that serves a seafood menu. Can you imagine, once ordered we have to spend how much the budget is for just one day or just one meal. Of course this is a bit wasteful, right?

Indeed, not everyone can process seafood into delicious food and dishes that many families like. But if you want to try making delicious seafood dishes, you can see some of the following recipes. Who says cooking is complicated? It’s really easy.


Mackerel (mackerel) is one of the seafood that is rich in vitamin B12, omega-3, and selenium. Vitamin B12, which is abundant in animal foods, plays an important role in the cardiovascular system (blood vessels and heart), cognitive development, and bone and eye health. Meanwhile, omega-3 fatty acids play a role in improving heart and brain health.

In addition to vitamins B12 and omega-3, mackerel also contains the mineral selenium which the body needs to build the immune system, hormone production, and has antioxidant properties.


Quoting from, USDA, mussels are one of the popular seafood that many people are interested in. Shellfish are rich in protein, omega-3, vitamin B12, as well as the minerals iron, zinc and magnesium.

With these ingredients, clams can be a good food choice to maintain the immune system, and improve brain and heart health.


Salmon is often associated with healthy food. This is not without reason. In 100 grams of salmon contains 2.8 grams of omega-3, protein, B vitamins, vitamin D, and minerals, such as magnesium, potassium, and selenium.

With these ingredients, the benefits of regular consumption of salmon can reduce the risk of heart disease, dementia and depression.


Although eating it is quite ‘challenging’, crab remains a favorite in several seafood restaurants. Apart from its delicious meat, crab also contains omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, folate and selenium.

The nutritional content makes crab beneficial for health, especially maintaining heart and brain health, and preventing anemia.


Anchovies (anchovies) are small fish that are familiar in Indonesian dishes. This fish, which usually tastesĀ  salty, contains niacin, selenium, and calcium which are good for the body.

Niacin or vitamin B3 plays an important role in the maintenance of the nervous system. Meanwhile, selenium is a mineral needed in the immune system, hormone production, and is an antioxidant.

Apart from niacin and selenium, who would have thought, anchovy is also rich in calcium which is good for healthy bones and teeth.

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