Some wise man once said that there is no poison and cure, there is only dosage. The same goes for food. Even excessive use of healthy foods can be harmful to your body. There are foods that are prized for their extraordinary beneficial properties, but various studies have shown that "superfoods" are not always good for your health. In this article I will pay more attention to fish.
How can fish be a hazardous food?
The product, which goes off the fastest tends to be fresh fish. The quality control of mining production, supervision of reservoirs and storage requirements are not at the same level everywhere.
Fatty fish is a double-edged sword
Specimens rich in omega 3 fatty acids are salmon, mackerel and sardines. They protect against heart disease and feed the brain. Moreover, also contain vitamin A and vitamin D. These fish are one of the few foods that contain vitamin D. This vitamin is normally produced in the body by exposure to sunlight, which increases the level of our "happiness hormone" - serotonin.
Be careful, as eating oily fish may increase your risk of diabetes. Do not overdo this kind of food because pesticides in the sea accumulate in fatty tissues, reducing the body's ability to produce insulin and may provoke the development of diabetes.
Recent animal studies in California have found that the presence of toxins of this type in the body can cause obesity at a later age.
To live peacefully and without health problems, 140 g portion of oily fish, no more than 4 times a week, is recommended. Women of childbearing age and children are advised to not consume more than 2 servings.
For some conditions, such as impaired bile functioning, the consumption of oily fish is strictly forbidden!