meat And fish can benefit the human body. But these products have their own specifics.

As told radio Sputnik PhD, dietitian Elena Cigie, the advantage of fish is the high content of healthy fatty acids omega-3, which are difficult to obtain from plant foods.

According to him, is especially rich in omega-3 fatty fish. Speech, in particular, salmon, mackerel, herring and sardines. But be aware of the high caloric content of fish oil. And for those who suffer from excess weight, it is better to include in the diet lean fish, such as Pollock, and saffron cod, hake, pike, carp, crucian carp, bream and Zander.

As noted, eating fish has a positive effect on the heart, increases immunity and lowers cholesterol. Also, this food may prevent the development of cancer.

it is Noteworthy that omega-3 is also found in meat of animals, especially those that are bred for grazing. However, in fish healthy fatty acids still more. While fish and meat are sources of protein.

“the meat of young animals and lower in cholesterol. But here again there is one “but”. In meat of young animals a lot of purines. Purines are substances, of which uric acid is formed. They can Deposit on the joints, and then can start the gout,” says the nutritionist.

According to the expert, preferably eat meat 1-2 times a week. But it is best to alternate it with the fish. Then the body gets useful protein complex, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals.