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10 Little Known Health Benefits of Eating Fish

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Mom always told us that eating fish had its share health benefits. And we constantly hear the benefits of a diet high in omega 3 fatty acids, of which fish is a prime source. On top of it, we know that eating fish is a great way to incorporate a low fat protein into your diet if you’re trying to shed unwanted pounds.

However, now, global health studies are concretely linking regular fish consumption (that’s one or two servings per week) with reducing the risk of various diseases and health disorders—ranging from colon cancer to dementia.

Here are ten diseases and disorders that eating fish can help prevent…

1. Depression

Because depression is linked to a short supply of omega 3 fatty acids in the brain, it makes sense that consuming fish (which happens to be high in this particular health fat) will reduce the symptoms of depression.

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