Nutrition and DietTrout: benefits and properties

Trout: benefits and properties

Trout benefits, with information on the nutritional properties provided by river and sea trout, an ideal semi-fat fish in a healthy and healthy diet.

The trout is the name known to different species belonging to the same genus as salmon, which are referred to Psalm. In this genus we can find fresh or salt water fish.

In the case of trout, there is no doubt that we are dealing with one of the most popular and popular freshwater fish, along with carp or perch.

Among the best – known species of trout, we stress the common trout (or brook trout), the lake trout, the sea trout (much like salmon) and referred to as rainbow trout.

In markets and fishmongers we can find it throughout the year, which means that there is no specific month of season.

Nutritional properties of trout

Trout is a fish quite similar nutritionally to carp. We can consider it as a semi-fat fish, since its fat content is really low (compared to those known as blue fish). In other words, trout is actually a fish that is somewhere between blue fish and white fish.

In this sense, 100 grams of trout provide 3 grams of fat and almost 90 calories, so that we are faced with a low-fat food, and interesting in weight loss diets.

It provides proteins of high biological value, so that it contains all the essential amino acids. It also provides vitamins and minerals, although in somewhat lower amounts compared to other fish.

In relation to its vitamin content, it provides vitamin A, B2, B2 and B3. It also contains minerals, such as iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, and zinc.

Calories 90 kcal
Protein 15 g
Carbohydrates 0.1 g
Total fat 3 g
Vitamins Minerals
Vitamin A 14 mcg Match 250 mg
Vitamin B1 0.1 mg Magnesium 29 mg
Vitamin B2 0.1 mcg Potassium 250 mg
Vitamin B3 5 mcg  Zinc  0.8 mg

Trout benefits

Trout is a fish especially rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which help prevent cardiovascular disease by reducing hypertension and LDL cholesterol and increasing HDL cholesterol.

Thanks to its very low caloric intake (both in fat and therefore in calories) it helps reduce overweight and obesity, especially when the weight loss diet is combined with physical exercise.

Its salt content is really low, so its consumption is recommended in people with high blood pressure. In addition, due to its high protein content, it is recommended for athletes.

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