These are some health benefits of catfish for healthiness that we can get from it.
As Protein Source
Catfish is a fresh water fish which it can become high protein source. Its protein is around 20%. The function of protein in catfish is not only increasing protein that you eat but it can be compliment of good protein in your menu. In protein catfish, there are essential amino acid lysine, methionine, and leucine. Catfish has higher protein than protein in milk and meat.
For you information, Almost 80% fresh water fish contain protein with high lysine and methionine. Leucine is used to help growth child, build up and destruction of muscles. Lysine is used to help growth and herpes treatment. Lysine is needed to become skeleton for niacin, too.
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A lot of Phosphor
Phosphor in catfish reach 168 mg/100 gram. It is proven that phosphor in catfish is higher than phosphor in egg. Egg contains only 100 mg. Phosphor is used for giving strengthen, energy in fat, extract metabolism, become supporter of gum and teeth healthiness, help DNA synthesis and calcium absorption.
Pregnant mother needs a lot of phosphor, because it’s beneficial for growth of fetus bones. If phosphor in pregnant mother is less, fetus will take phosphor from mother. This thing can cause osteoporosis. You may also read symptoms of osteoporosis and how to prevent osteoporosis.
The comparison of potassium and sodium in catfish reach 24.5 : 1, it is so high. So that, catfish is very good for cardio healthiness and your artery. The term of food said the best food for heart health, the comparison of potassium and sodium are more than 5 : 1. Potassium has functions such as :
Help to control blood pressure
As CO2 (Carbon dioxide) cleanser in blood
As trigger of ganglion and muscle function
If there is high levels, it can launch oxygen consignment to brain
Launch balance of mineral levels in your body