Nutrition and DietMackerel: properties and benefits

Mackerel: properties and benefits

Mackerel provides interesting nutritional properties thanks to its content of omega 3 fatty acids, so the benefits of mackerel are useful to take care of our cardiovascular system.

The mackerel is one of the blue fish especially rich in omega 3 fatty acids. Specifically, both in EPA and DHA fats, which are so beneficial when it comes too naturally and nutritionally caring for our cardiovascular system.

Not surprisingly, blue fish can become an excellent and healthy food to be part of our  balanced diet for the week, thanks above all to its great variety of essential nutrients fundamental for the proper functioning of our body.

It is a fish that we can in fact enjoy at any time of the year, but it is true that in summer it is desirable to enjoy a delicious grilled mackerel in a bar or a beach bar near the beach.

Mackerel benefits

One of the main benefits of mackerel is its high content of omega-3 fatty acids, specifically DHA and EPA fats, extremely beneficial to protect our heart and take care of our cardiovascular system, helping us positively when it comes to preventing a great variety of cardiovascular diseases.

In fact, it is known that following a regular diet in which oily fish are consumed each week (with a regular and balanced intake of healthy fats) helps protect us from heart disease and strokes.

In addition to this, these facts are useful for lowering high cholesterolreducing inflammation and even lowering high blood pressure.

Regarding the nutritional properties of mackerel, it is a delicious blue fish that is especially rich in vitamins (such as vitamin D and E), and minerals (such as magnesium, iron, potassium and selenium).

Mackerel Nutrition Facts

Calories 180 kcal.
Protein 18.5 g.
Carbohydrates 1 g.
Total fat 12 g.
Vitamins Minerals
Vitamin B1 0.14 mg. Calcium 12 mg.
Vitamin B2 0.34 mg. Match 235 mg.
Vitamin B3 7.8 mg. Potassium 395 mg.
Vitamin B6 0.64 mg. Magnesium 30 mg.
Vitamin D 0.5 mg. Iron 1 mg.
Vitamin E 1.5 mg. Fluorine 0.35 mg.

 

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