are an excellent source of protein,
minerals and vitamins, are low
in fat and cholesterol and play
an important role in maintaining
a healthy, well balanced diet.
The American Heart Association
recommends people eat fish regularly.
Fish are also one of the few foods
that are rich in the omega-3 fatty
acids needed for proper development
of the brain and nervous system
in the fetus and infants and may
reduce the risk of heart attack.
Fish are an excellent substitute
for other protein foods that are
higher in saturated fats and cholesterol.
Health professionals recommend
that you include fish in your
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