Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
News » Seafood carries many health benefits
 

Seafood carries many health benefits

The health benefits of seafood are being promoted by many groups. Seafood is low in fat, calories and carbohydrates. The American Heart Association recommends that people eat fish at least twice a week. The Marine Products Export Development Authority claims that seafood helps ward off heart disease as well as controlling diabetes and depression. The US government's food pyramid has even been adjusted to reflect the need to eat more fish and less refined grains. The omeg-3 fatty oil found in fish promotes heart health, joint flexibility and brain development as well as maybe reducing the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. These recommendations have been supported by the findings of more than 5,000 studies conducted around the world.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by New Kerala - Health India

Related Disease Topics:

Article Source Details

About: Seafood carries many health benefits

Date: 10 January 2005

Source: New Kerala - Health India

URL: http://www.newkerala.com/news-daily/news/features.php?action=fullnews&id=58507

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

More News Topics

  • Heart disease underdiagnosed in women
  • Heart failure and thiamine deficiency link
  • Heart failure sufferers improve dramatically with stem cell therapy
  • Heart failure survival increased with surgery
  • Heart medication not a restrictor to sex life assistance
  • Heart operations in childhood require lifelong maintenance
  • Heart suffers from diet pill
  • Heart transplant drug gives additional anti-rejection cover
  • Heart transplant has a good prognosis despite difficult journey
  • Heart tumours plague members of family until Carney complex is diagnosed
  • Heartburn is common but avoidable
  • Heartburn medication may interfere with HIV medication
  • Heat, a real killer
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise