WEBE Wellness: The Healthy, Affordable Fish You Should Be Eating

Grilled Alaskan Pollock fish fillets with lemon butter and green rice

WEBE Wellness: The Healthy, Affordable Fish You Should Be Eating

You probably know that eating more fish and less red meat is great for your health. Eating fish helps reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes and supports hearth health, and salmon is usually the go-to everyone selects to help with all-around health, but there’s another, more affordable variety you should look at – Alaskan pollock.

Beyond being economical, which means you can afford to have it more often, you’ll still get plenty of protein with Alaskan pollock, and it’s a milder taste option for those who don’t love fish.

You’ll get plenty of rich vitamins and antioxidants like B12, selenium, niacin, Vitamin D and potassium. Plus, those omega-3 fatty acids that are so important to help reduce risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

For those concerned about mercury levels, pollock regularly shows up on the list of those varieties of fish with the least amount, especially good for pregnant women and children. And those worried about the effect on the environment, Alaskan pollock is regulated to be both responsibly harvested and sustainably managed.

If you’re looking to eat healthy and incorporate more fish in your diet, you can’t go wrong with Alaskan pollock – start tonight!

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