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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part F

A review on role of fish in human nutrition with special emphasis to essential fatty acid


Author(s): Jag Pal, BN Shukla, Ashish Kumar Maurya, Hari Om Verma, Gayatri Pandey and Amitha

Abstract: Fish is one of the most important foods in human diet because of its high nutritional quality. They are the well known source of a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) especially omega-3 and omega-6, which can prevent atherosclerosis and thrombosis. These fatty acids have preventive effects on coronary heart diseases, autoimmune disorders, arrhythmias, lowering plasma triglyceride levels and blood pressure. Almost all the minerals present in fish which is required our body. The minerals present in fish iron (Fe), Calcium (Ca), Zinc (Zn), Phosphorus (P), Selenium (Se), Fluorine (F), Iodine (I). These minerals are with high bioavailability; they can easily absorbed by the body. In this review up-to-date information about importance of fish in human nutrition and beneficial effect of essential fatty acid in human health is also reviewed.

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How to cite this article:
Jag Pal, BN Shukla, Ashish Kumar Maurya, Hari Om Verma, Gayatri Pandey and Amitha. A review on role of fish in human nutrition with special emphasis to essential fatty acid. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2018; 6(2): 427-430.
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