Mackerel, known as bangada in hindi, is one of the most widely consumed fish variety in India. Although bangada fry and curry are most preferred options, health conscious people can consume this fish in baked, steamed or grilled form. Packed with omega 3 fatty acids and high amount of proteins, eating this fish provides a wide range of health benefits.
One should buy mackerel that is firm and bright, gills should be clean and the skin moist with shiny scales. Ideally, this fish should be eaten within couple of days because its skin disintegrates quickly.
Here are the top 6 reasons you should start eating mackerel –
1) Prevents heart diseases
2) Lowers risk of diabetes
3) Controls blood pressure levels
4) Reduces symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
5) Improves cognitive function
6) Increases survival chance of bowel cancer patients