Essay On Importance Of Fish

Based on the Food and Agriculture Organisation Website, it mentioned that fish is a food of excellent nutritional value, providing high quality protein and a wide variety of vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A and D, phosphorus, magnesium, selenium, and iodine in marine fish. The protein provided by the fish is among the easiest protein to digest. Expert also agree that, even in small quantities, fish can have a significant positive impact in improving the quality of dietary protein by complementing the essential amino acids that are often present in low quantities in vegetable-based diets. Thus, this shows that it is important to consume fish in our daily life. But in today modern world, there are two types of fish, which are wild-caught …show more content…
The farm-raised fish have lower levels of protein and omega 3 compared to the wild-caught fish. The omega 3 is very important in our daily life because it can help us lower down the levels of depression. So, this nutrition is very important for students and those who are working due to the problems and pressure that they faced when working or studying. Besides that, the fat level in both fish are also different. The wild-caught fish has less fats than the farm-raised fish. According to the World Health Organisation 's Website, the amount of total fat intake should be less than 30% of total energy intake because it prevent unhealthy weight gain in the adult. Thus, people should choose food with less fat in order to stay healthy. For instance, the wild-caught fish, which have lower fats levels, should be an adult’s choice because it can lead them to a healthy life …show more content…
The farm-raised fish usually have lower level of immunity and doses of antibiotics need to be given in order to ensure the fish free from diseases and lice. While, the wild-caught fish, which live in sea, have higher immunity level due to its natural lifestyles. It is important to consume only fish that are free from diseases because the fish with diseases maybe effect us by causing food-borne or any other worse diseases. The wild-caught fish also are free from any pesticides compared to the farm-raised fish, which usually are raised with pesticides to ensure a perfect look and “healthy” fish in order to attract costumers attraction. The usage of pesticides in producing farm-raised fish does not only affects the fish, but the environments also. The soil around the fish farm become polluted and time by time the pesticides will spread to bigger area. The soil pollution will cause the plantation around the area become less productive. In a worse case, the pesticides might have absorbed inside the vegetables and fruits around the area and cause human food poisoning to human when

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