How to eat seafood safely and away from disease.

Seafood contains a wide variety of nutrients that are rare or impossible to find in normal foods. Each type of marine animal has outstanding nutrients as follows.

Sea fish

Marine fish such as mackerel, mackerel, snapper, salmon and tuna are high-quality seafood sources. Especially useful proteins and fatty acids. But most notably, it is omega-3 fatty acids, as they are less common in normal meat.Omega-3s are  also classified into DHA and EPA. 

Thais believe that eating fish may help them become smarter. Scientific evidence suggests that eating fish may improve brain performance. 
Contributes to fetal brain development Prevent dementia It also has anti-inflammatory effects. Reduce the level of harmful fats within the body. It also reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.

How to choose safe marine fish are as follows.

The fish should have a slight fishy smell naturally. And should avoid fish that have an unusual smell Like a strong fishy smell Sour smell Or has a pungent smell like ammonia

The eyes of the fish should be clear, not cloudy.Fish texture Should feel tight, not messy.

The fish should not appear darker, discolored, or appear dry than normal.

In addition, the consumption of sea fish is good for the body. Should eat seafood at least twice a week. And cooked by boiling, steaming, baking or grilling if you want to eat raw fish. It should be eaten in reasonable amounts and not too often. 

Ordinary male customer choosing and buying fish in shop

Shrimp, crab and shellfish

Shellfish from the sea are high in protein and low in fat. Especially crab and shrimp This seafood is a good and quality protein source when eaten properly. These crustaceans are also an important mineral source of iodine, essential for the proper functioning of the thyroid gland and brain, vitamin B12 that helps prevent heart disease. Zinc helps the immune system to function normally. In addition, some shellfish also contain astaxanthin. (Astaxanthin) or orange substances with antioxidant activity. This compound will help inhibit and slow down the degeneration of cells caused by free radicals that cause some diseases.

Here are a few ways to choose safe enclosures:

Shrimp, crab and shellfish should look fresh. Have a clear shell Has a little fishy smell or no smell at all.

Choose the one that looks fresh and still alive. It can be observed from the shifting legs or tentacles of shrimp and crabs. Or clam shells that close when touched by a finger. To avoid buying shells that have cracks.


Squid is another type of seafood that people love. But it is believed that squid contains high levels of cholesterol and results in high blood fat if eaten too much. The squid still contains good fats like omega-3 that may help lower cholesterol levels, so consuming the right amount. Cooked by roasting, boiled, or steamed instead of frying. It may help lower your cholesterol and maintain your blood cholesterol balance. The body and helps to enhance the growth process.