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Best seafood that you must taste in your life

People who don't live near coasts might not know how heavenly seafood is, but must taste the best types once in their life. Seafood consists of sea vegetables, fish, shellfish, and more. These are nutrient-rich food that doesn't just make your tastebuds happy but also keep you healthy.

One significant benefit of seafood is that they are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, along with many other nutrients required for a healthy body. If you want to have a healthy diet, you must try out some of the best forms of seafood.

What are the best seafood options?

The sea is rich in vegetables and fishes, so you have a wide range of choices. You can either prepare the seafood on your own or get them from restaurants. Well, some of the prominent seafood you can try include:

1.    Salmon

Salmon happens to be one of the best and favorite fish in the world. There are different species of salmon so you can choose from a wide variety. Salmon is an excellent source of selenium, vitamin B12, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids.

Salmon can be eaten fresh as well. Salmon is available in canned or raw form. Despite what type you eat it in, you can derive a lot of nutrients from it. Salmon is rich in astaxanthin, a prominent bioactive compound. It helps to improve the UV resistance of the body.

2.    Trout

Trout is also referred to as the cousin of salmon because of their similar appearance. If you want to relish a healthy fish, then nothing can be better than trout. The flavor is slightly milder than other fishes. So, what kind of character you want entirely depends on the other ingredients you add to it.

The significant advantage of having trout is that it is rich in omega-3 and low in Mercury. Moreover, they are also a great source of vitamin and mineral.  Trout with lemon butter sauce happens to be one of the most loved recipes. Although the nutrient content is the same, the taste varies.

3.    Octopus

Octopus is one of the most loved dishes in Japan, Korea, Mediterranean countries, and Singapore. The taste and flavor of octopus depend on how it is cooked. You should prefer trying a plate of low cooked octopus in Ray's at Killer Creek, as they're the best at cooking it. Undoubtedly, the octopus is one of the healthiest and tastiest seafood ever. You must try it once and not cringe because of how you imagine they look like.

4.    Herring
Herrings are mostly found in the Atlantic and Pacific ocean. But, the freshwater varieties of herring are popular as well. Herring has a robust taste with a soft texture. As far as flavor is concerned, herring is salty.

Herring forms an essential part of American and English breakfasts. The herring is usually consumed in its 'kippered states.' It is smoked and salted and an excellent piece for your breakfast. Herring contains all the necessary nutrients such as proteins, vitamin D, and omega-3.

5.    Mackerel

Mackerel is a tasty and oily fish rich in omega-3. There are different varieties of mackerel, and each of them has their unique characteristics. However, not all of them can be healthy. Apart from all, Atlantic mackerel is the best kind due to its low Mercury content.

Apart from rich in omega-3, mackerel also has a sufficient amount of minerals and vitamins. You should not opt for King or Spanish Mackerel due to high metal content. Apart from that, you should also consider how affordable mackerel is. Salmon is not only tasty but healthy as well.

6.    Sardines

Sardines are cheap and healthy. So, it is a win-win situation for you. They are not only rich in calcium but also extremely rich in nutrients. If someone doesn't like dairy products but needs calcium, they can always rely upon sardines. If you consume sardines, you are sure to get a significant dose of vitamin D.

Sardines are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids. This fish may either be available in raw form or frozen form. Also, the canned versions are available all around the world. You can choose from a wide range of them.

7.    Crab

Crabs are one of the toughest to cook, break, and eat. But when the most beautiful restaurant in the city serves you a baked crab dish, you're inevitably going to have the best version of this seafood. Crabs are not just palatable, but they also come with low saturated fat. It includes chromium that increases the right cholesterol level and reduces possible risks of heart diseases.

Final thoughts

The nutrition content of seafood is pretty high. There are so many foods that you can enjoy, and their recipes bring in all the difference. Try to hit beaches some time to get the freshest form of seafood. You can also try the best restaurant in town to serve you an authentic taste of such seafood.

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