Wondering why Sardines are so healthy? Sardines are rich in omega-3’s, vitamin D, protein and calcium. They’re a cost-effective way to get in a whole host of nutrients! Plus a they are a healthy convenience food that is easy to store for many years, inexpensive and best of all can be consumed in a number of ways!
Following are the health benefits of eating sardines:
Calcium is vital for healthy bones and heart health.
Protein rich: An average 4.4oz can of sardines contains up to 23 g of protein.
Omega-3 fatty acids are helpful for our heart health, with up to 1.8 g of Omega-3’s in a 4 oz serving.
Lower in Mercury than other fish According to the FDA sardines have far less mercury than tuna.
Easy to take for travel & meals of the go. Keep a can of sardines in your pantry for when you need a quick meal, especially easy add them to your healthy greens for a nutritious salad!
Cost efficient a can of sardines is far cheaper than many other convenience foods,
Sardines are a rich source of selenium and selenium is vital for thyroid health.
Sardines are one of the most sustainably fished options as farm raised fish can be less humane and nutrient dense.
They can taste good! With the right preparation like putting them on top of a green salad, or on toast with avocado! Easy to prepare and your body will thank you!!