Definition of fish
Fish is considered one of the rich sources of protein, so it is eaten by the people of the East, and it is eaten with rice in these poor countries, especially in the Far East and Africa. However, research has proven the importance of eating fish, especially in the age after the age of forty, because it protects against modern diseases, especially blood clots, so the people of the West accepted it based on medical advice.
Hidden conflicts are taking place between countries that own fishing fleets, in order to compete for quotas, quantities, and the beaches where the fleets of these countries fish, and the truth is that fish quantities have become less than before. There are laws that limit the number of whales that countries’ fleets catch, in order to prevent the extinction of this species after the decline in fish wealth in the world, compared to what existed in ancient times.
Medicinal uses and benefits of fish
1. It is rich in proteins that contain important amino acids such as arginine, tryptophan, and others. It is important for maintaining the body’s tissues and building what the body needs in the restoration processes that occur to the body’s tissues.
2. Fish is an important source of iodine and phosphorus. This is necessary for teeth, bones and blood, and it is an important source of calcium.
3. Fish contains vitamins A and D. These vitamins are found in fish liver.
4. Fish meat does not contain sugar-like substances, glucides, so it is given to those who follow a diet to lose weight.
5. Phosphorus found in fish, especially sardines, stimulates memory and has an important role in building bones.
6. Fish contains a high percentage of glutamic acid, which is a substance necessary for the functions of the brain, nerves and tissues.
7. Most important of all, the presence of omega-3. Found in fish fat and all seafood, and unlike cholesterol, which is harmful to human health, fish fat contains omega substances that prevent the body from developing blood clots that affect the heart and brain. If the fats found in animals, such as sheep and cows, are harmful to health, then fish fat Fish is required for the health of the human body, because the more fish fat, the more omega substances it contains. All fish contain omega-3 in their bodies. But there are types of fish that contain a greater percentage of this substance. In some fish, fat constitutes 1% of the weight, in other species it is 2% of the weight, and in tuna the percentage is 15%. The most important types of fish that contain high percentages are tuna and sardines. Salmon, scampi fish. It is preferable for heart patients to eat fish three times a week to achieve complete protection, but recent research has proven that eating fish even once a month provides good protection. Omega is found in fish and all aquatic creatures in different proportions, and it is a polyunsaturated fatty acid.
8. Fish rich in omega-3 are essential in the diet of patients with multiple sclerosis. It is a disease that affects the spinal cord. Fish prevents the worsening of this disease, for which there is no effective medicine to treat it yet. Sea fish is preferred over river fish, and it is preferable to eat fresh fish.
9. It strengthens the fish and nourishes the body, especially the reproductive energy, especially the eggs of the sturgeon fish. It is called “caviar”. It is also eaten with alcoholic drinks to reduce the harm alcohol causes to the body, and Russia and Iran are important countries that export caviar.
In Egypt, “roe” is eaten for nourishment and to stimulate sexual energy, and “roe” is “the womb of fish filled with eggs.” It is eaten with garlic and olive oil, and a little ginger may be added to it to increase the benefits.
Fish is used by those who want to follow a diet to lose weight and patients suffering from modern and chronic diseases