Tuna is an important commercial fish. Its one of the most convenient protein sources that can be consumed. Its a saltwater fish that belongs to the tribe Tunnini, a sub-grouping of the mackerel family (Scombridae) - which together with the tunas, also includes bonitos, mackerels and Spanish mackerels. Here are three benefits of Tuna fish:
Heart Health: Tuna fish has very high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, which helps to reduce omega-6 fatty acids and cholesterol in the arteries and blood vessels. Furthermore, it often replaces foods with high saturated fat content, further lowering the risk of heart diseases of various types.
Blood Pressure: The combination of omega-3 fatty acids, which are anti-inflammatory and can help reduce blood pressure, along with potassium, a vasodilator, make tuna fish very good for lowering blood pressure.
Growth and Development: When people give up red meat or become a vegetarian, one of the most dangerous dietary challenges is acquiring an appropriate amount of protein.