The Four Healthiest Fish To Eat

By Peggy Perry / December 25, 2017

You probably know that fish is right for your diet and that you should be eating it at least twice a week. This type of meal is a healthy source of proteins, oils, and omega-3 fatty acids. If you haven’t had the experience with fish before and you want to try something new, then your choice is vast. There are many options out there, and fish can be pretty delicious if you know how to cook it. So, here are our top five fish you should try, and they are the healthiest on the planet.

Atlantic Mackerel

This type of fish is fast-growing species; it means it can repopulate quickly and it’s very easy for fishing. The gear fishermen use to catch this fish is non-invasive and not likely to cause any significant destruction. This is an ocean-friendly choice. Considering that Atlantic Mackerel is a strong-flavored fish, it is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, contains a lot of proteins, and it’s paired well with boiled vegetables. You can find many recipes online on how to prepare Atlantic Mackerel. This is our number one choice, and you won’t be sorry if you try this fish.

Freshwater Coho Salmon

Freshwater Coho Salmon is the first and the only farmed salmon that has an excellent rating regarding sustainability. They are protected in fish farms, but the majority of farms use open nets, which means they bread salmon in the ocean, where they are easy infected with parasites, then had to be treated with antibiotics and can spread the disease to wild fish. This is one of the reasons why in Alaska is prohibited to keep salmon farms. On the other hand, now many farms use closed freshwater pens, to avoid adverse environmental impact. All types of salmon are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, and you can enjoy Coho grilled salmon with a toast and creamy avocado spread.

Sardines, Pacific

This tiny little fish has been on the menu for many years, and people love eating them. They are considered to be a superfood for many reasons. It contains more omega-3 fatty acid than any other fish, and it’s also one of rare fish that include high levels of vitamin D. Sardines are quick to reproduce, and you can eat them as much as you can. They are usually used to make salads, and you can mix sardines with onion, avocado, and lemon and get a great meal.

Salmon (wild-caught, from Alaska)

Salmon is one of the most popular fish in America, and you probably have seen videos and pictures online of how many fish return to spawn. The rivers od salmon flow every year, and it’s not only healthy for people, but also for wild animals that are inhabiting Alaska. Considering it’s caught in wild it’s far healthier than any fish grown in farms. So, if you are looking for the ways to balance your diet and make it healthy, then you should try this type of salmon.

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