Sealicious delights: experience the tasty grilled fish
You already know that fish is very good for your heart health. What adds to the benefits is how you cook it. Although, crusted deep fried fish is a treat to your taste buds The grilled fish has the scrumptious smell of smoke and is more beneficial. The nutrients are preserved if you grill the fish, and it remains free of harmful trans fats too.
Nutritional benefits of grilled fish
The delicious grilled fish provides endless health benefits. It is a healthy treat for you, and guess what? You don't even need an excuse like cheat day to eat it. You can have your calculated share of grilled fish even on a diet. Some health benefits include
The fish, especially when grilled, contains fewer fats and close to zero carbs, which makes it very low in calories; thus, it is a great choice for those who are on a calorie-deficit diet.
The protein in fish is of high biological value and thus very good for restoring muscle or protein losses during high-intensity workouts or even injuries.
Omega 3 fatty acids
Almost everybody knows fish as the greatest source of omega-3 fatty acids, which makes fish an excellent choice for weight management, heart health, and diabetes.
Rich in antioxidants and minerals
The antioxidant and mineral content found in different varieties of fish is preserved when it is grilled and not subjected to high temperatures.
Great for heart and brain health
All the antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and especially omega 3 fatty acids besides many other compounds make fish very good for heart and brain health specifically and are known to prevent and control the onset of hypertension atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, memory loss, etc.
Grilling your fish
Grilling the fillet of your favorite fish at home helps you monitor the macros more precisely. You can either grill it in the oven or smoke it for an even better taste. Here’s the method,
Seasoning the fish fillet
Prepare the marinade with your favorite flavorings, condiments, and sauces. Soak the fish fillet in the marinade and keep it in the fridge for 8–12 hours.
Grilling the fish fillet
There are two options for grilling. Oven-grilled fish and smoked fish In both methods, the taste, nutrients, and texture are preserved.
Grilled fish has to be your go-to option. Even if you are not strictly health conscious, which you should be. The nutrients and taste of fish are preserved in this method of cooking. Grilled fish provides endless health benefits, including heart and brain health and weight management, and contains good-quality protein for muscle development.
Approved by Certified Dietitian